Program delivery update: Refusal to process work permit applications for caregivers where the LMIA application was received on or after June 18, 2019

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 22, 2022

On June 18, 2019, Ministerial Instructions (MIs) were issued to allow officers to refuse to process work permit applications received under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) from caregivers applying from overseas. These MIs were updated on April 22, 2022.

The revised MIs aim to

Updated instructions

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