In-Canada families of Canadian victims of recent air disasters – Pathway to permanent residence: How to apply

How to apply

This application process is for families of Canadian victims of the air disasters of flights ET302 and PS752 to apply for permanent residence. Before you start, check if you’re eligible.

Follow these steps to apply:

  1. Read the instruction guide
  2. Get your checklist and forms
  3. Complete your forms and gather documents
  4. Pay your application fees
  5. Submit your application

Deadline to apply

The deadline to apply was May 11, 2022

  • We are no longer accepting new applications.
  • If you submitted a complete application before or on May 11, 2022, we’ll continue to process it.

Read the instruction guide

The instruction guide helps you complete the application correctly. It includes information about

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Get your checklist and forms

Use the document checklist to make sure you include all the forms and documents you need.

 Get help to open an application form or to fill one out in the Help Centre.

Complete your forms and gather documents

Use the instruction guide to fill out your application forms.

Follow the document checklist [IMM 0129] (PDF, 2.3 MB) to make sure you don’t forget anything.

Pay your application fees

You have to pay your fees online. After you pay, print the receipt and include it with your application.

Submit your application

Review the instruction guide to make sure your application is complete. If you forget something, we’ll send your application back to you without processing it.

Before you submit your application, make sure you have

Label your envelope

To submit your application, put your application package into an envelope and label the envelope as follows:

Victims of air disasters public policy – VAD

You must apply to extend an expiring visitor record, work permit or study permit separately.

Mail your application

Important information: Don’t use staples, binders, plastic sleeves, folders or albums to submit your application. Elastic bands or paper clips to attach photos are acceptable.

Mail your complete application to

IRCC – Humanitarian Migration Vancouver
Victims of air disasters public policy – VAD
300-800 Burrard St.
Vancouver, BC  V6Z 0B6

We won’t accept your application at any other office.

Deadline to apply

We’ll accept applications for this process until May 11, 2022.

Tracking your application package

You can use a courier service that requires a signature when delivered. This gives you a delivery confirmation and allows you to track your package.

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