Program delivery update: Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot program (RNIP) – Assessing the application against selection criteria

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

August 5, 2022

The instructions on the following selection criteria have been clarified:

A new section has also been added about the requirement to have valid temporary status if a foreign national is in Canada at the time of their permanent residence visa application.

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