Program delivery update: COVID-19 – Temporary residence

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

April 19, 2022

The Minister has extended the current Ministerial Instructions for all foreign nationals applying for a temporary resident visa, study permit or work permit from outside Canada to submit their applications electronically until March 31, 2023. The date listed in the program delivery instructions has been updated accordingly, along with the link to the Ministerial Instructions.

Updated instructions

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