Changes to Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations Take Effect

Ottawa, June 12, 2019 – Changes to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations are now in effect. These changes make the application process smoother for clients. They also reduce the likelihood of errors and incomplete applications by supporting the greater use of technology in the immigration system.

The changes also streamline and clarify processes for international adoptions and permanent resident sponsorship applications. You can find the most up-to-date information on how to apply for various immigration, visa and citizenship programs online.

The changes involve

For additional information, the regulatory text can be found on the Canada Gazette, Part 2 website.

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