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                                                                       --

Immigration Frauds

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:41

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Money Matters

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 15:30

When immigration Minister Chris Alexander was introducing the changes in CEC he had said that the effort is to reduce the backlog and the processing time as well. He informed that CEC allowed 25,000 people to stay and contribute to the growth of country.

The changes introduced
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CIC Announcements

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 19:08

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What would this system comprise of?

This system would actually try to match the job vacancies with the skilled immigrants and accordingly the recruitments would be done.

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