Program delivery update: Exemption for nationals of Nicaragua to the bar on applying for a pre-removal risk assessment

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

October 29, 2021

Nationals of Nicaragua are exempt from the 12-month bar if their Immigration and Refugee Board or previous pre-removal risk assessment decision was made between October 30th, 2020 and October 29th, 2021, inclusive. Nationals of Nicaragua with a decision made after October 29th, 2021, are subject to the 12-month bar.

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