Program delivery update: Processing pre-removal risk assessment (PRRA) applications – Intake

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

May 11, 2022

The purpose of this update is to provide instructions on applicants who may be barred from applying for a pre-removal risk assessment (PRRA) as a result of a PRRA bar. This update will cover the applicability of the PRRA bar, exemptions from the PRRA bar and how to calculate the bar. It also includes a list of countries whose nationals or former habitual residents have previously been, or are currently, exempt from the PRRA bar.

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