Canada immigration waiting times

Immigration application processing times can vary depending upon different factors.

Canada Skilled Workers/Professionals Processing Times—

Processing times in months–

At different visa offices Applications submitted Applications submitted Applications submitted

AMERICAS–

                            Before 27th Feb, 2008              (28th Nov-26thJune, 2010)                  After 26th June, 2010

Buenos Aires               —                                             22                                                   12+/-

Buffalo                       61                                           25                                                    12+/-

Bogota                      63                                           15                                                     12+/-

Caracas                    60                                           22                                                      12+/-

Guatemala City         —                                            18                                                      12+/-

Havana                    —                                            13                                                      12+/-

Lima                        —                                          19                                                        12+/-

Kingston                53                                            23                                                        12+/-

Mexico City            49                                            19                                                        12+/-

Port of Spain          59                                           25                                                        12+/-

Sao Paulo             54                                           14                                                          12+/-

ASIA and PACIFIC

Beijing                57                                            20                                                          12+/-

Colombo            68                                            21                                                           12+/-

Islamabad         88                                           27                                                             12+/-

Hong Kong         62                                           21                                                             12+/-

Manila               82                                          18                                                              12+/-

Kuala Lumpur      55                                         19                                                              12+/-

Seoul                 60                                         21                                                               12+/-

Sydney               56                                        19                                                                12+/-

Singapore           74                                        19                                                                12+/-

Tokyo                 68                                       17                                                                 12+/-

Canada Family Sponsorship Processing Times (Partner and Spouse)

 Processing times at Visa offices           Finalized in months(Updated on 2012-01-23)

ASIA and PACIFIC–

Beijing                                                                  5

Hong Kong                                                           19

Colombo                                                              11

Kuala Lumpur                                                       10

Islamabad                                                           26

Manila                                                                  9 

Seoul                                                                   9

New Delhi                                                             6

Singapore                                                            22

Sydney                                                                  7

Tokyo                                                                  6

Provincial Nomination Program Processing Times

Processing Times at Visa offices               Finalized in months(Updated on 2012-01-23)

ASIA and PACIFIC

Beijing                                                                 14

Hong Kong                                                           30

Colombo                                                             28

Kuala Lumpur                                                       –

Islamabad                                                           33

Manila                                                                 11

Seoul                                                                  15

New Delhi                                                             10

Singapore                                                             17

Sydney                                                                  10

Tokyo                                                                    5

Federal Business Immigration Investors Class Application Processing Times–

Processing Times at Visa offices   Finalized in months (Updated on 2012-01-23)

ASIA and PACIFIC

Beijing                                                       46

Hong Kong                                                 44

Colombo                                                     –

Kuala Lumpur                                               –

Islamabad                                                   –

Manila                                                       55 

Seoul                                                         27

New Delhi                                                   39

Singapore                                                 51

Sydney                                                      –

Tokyo                                                        27

Federal Business Immigration Entrepreneur Class Application Processing Times–

Processing Times at Visa offices           Finalized in months (Updated on 2012-01-23)

ASIA and PACIFIC

Beijing                                               45

Hong Kong                                         80

Colombo                                             –

Kuala Lumpur                                       –

Islamabad                                           –

Manila                                                  –

Seoul                                                   59

New Delhi                                              85

Singapore                                               –

Sydney                                                  –

Tokyo                                                  –

Refugee Application Processing TimesGovernment sponsored--

Processing Times at Visa offices          Finalized in months (Updated on 2012-01-23)

ASIA and PACIFIC--

Beijing                                                                –

Hong Kong                                                          8

Colombo                                                             7

Kuala Lumpur                                                     14

Islamabad                                                         23

Manila                                                                 –

Seoul                                                                   –

New Delhi                                                               31

Singapore                                                              15

Sydney                                                                     –

Tokyo                                                                       –

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