Program delivery update: Programs exempt from the in-Canada mandatory electronic application (e-application) requirement for temporary residents

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

December 31, 2021

The instructions have been updated.

Additional clarifications have been made to the list of work permit applicants who are exempt from the mandatory online application requirement.

The following work permit applicants can submit their application online and therefore are no longer part of the list of exemptions:

Updates related to visitors

The following group of applicants has been added to the list of exemptions:

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