Program delivery update: COVID-19 – Resettlement: Information on arrangements for departure to and after arrival in Canada

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by IRCC staff. It is posted on the department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

September 23, 2020

Updated instructions are available for resettlement final decisions, as well as travel resumption and arrangements made for refugees to be resettled in Canada prior to their travel and after their arrival.

Instructions outline which resettlement cases may be considered for travel to Canada, which steps to follow for issuing travel documents to those who are exempt from the travel restrictions, which documents are given to refugees before travel, the process for clients booking their own travel and the requirements upon arrival at the port of entry.

Updated instructions

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