Program delivery update: Translation of supporting documents for applications

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 2, 2020

The instructions provide guidance on the translation of supporting documents into English or French. These instructions apply to IRCC online and paper applications submitted through consular missions and visa application centres (VACs) abroad by people living outside Canada and by people living in Canada, the United States or abroad and applying directly to IRCC.

Note: At this time, these instructions are applicable to the immigration and citizenship programs.

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