Canada’s Immigration Ministry says it’s going to proceed to course of visas, digital journey authorization (eTA), and immigration purposes for individuals who are exempted from journey restrictions, with a specific deal with international employee purposes associated to important well being providers and meals provide chain providers.
In an bulletins made on April 10, 2020, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) additionally said that research allow software will proceed to be processed “to the extent doable” forward of the autumn tutorial session.
Research allow candidates now have Ninety (90) days as an alternative of the standard thirty (30) days to supply biometric knowledge. Many visa software centres that present this service are quickly closed, as a particular measures, because of the COVID-19.
Solely international college students with a research permits issued earlier than journey restrictions took impact on March 18, 2020, are presently allowed to journey to Canada.
Functions for Canadian everlasting residence proceed to be processed as properly. However, solely everlasting residents who’ve been authorized prior March 16, 2020, can journey to Canada in the mean time.
Present journey restriction have brought on the suspension of processing of non-essential guests visa purposes, which Canada says will permit sources to be allotted and focused on important service.
The worldwide unfold of coronavirus has led to the introduction of latest immigration measures affecting international residents, notably short-term staff, their households and international college students.
Regardless of these latest developments, Immigration Refugees and Residents Canada has introduced a major variety of exemption and has repeatedly mentioned that it’ll proceed to course of software submitted underneath its numerous immigration program.
Staff, guests, and college students, who’re eligible for an exemption to journey restriction, are being requested to use on-line.
Worldwide college students who maintain a sound research allow, or had been authorized for a scholar visa, when the journey restrictions took impact on March 18, 2020.
Everlasting resident candidates who had been authorized for everlasting residence earlier than the journey ban was introduced on March 18, 2020, however who had not but come to Canada.
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