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What are you applying for?
Which temporary residence application?
Where are you applying from?
Where do your parents or grandparents live?
Which economic class application?
If you have already applied, when did you apply?
Which caregiver program?
Online via Express Entry?
Have you already applied?
Who are you sponsoring?
Where does the child live?
Where does the adopted child or relative live?
Which refugee program?
Which type of citizenship application?
Did you submit a PR card application or solemn declaration?
Which type of document?
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Processing times will vary based on:
Learn how processing times are calculated.
More people want to immigrate to Canada than we can bring in each year. Applications received after we meet our yearly limit may have to wait longer to be processed.
We are committed to processing most complete applications within this time.
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