Updates of Permanent Visa Applications of Canada.
Confirmation letters are being sent by the Canadian Embassy Manila, to the Permanent Residence Visa application filed in the year 2005.
If you filed your application in the year 2005 and have not received a result yet then you would probably receive a letter of this type:
Dera Ms. Naron,
This letter is in reference to your application for permanent residence in Canada that we received in the year 2005. Citizenship and Immigration Canada requests you to confirm whether you are still interested in immigrating to Canada.
In case you are no longer interested in immigration to Canada and you wish to withdraw your application then please contact the Canadian Embassy in Manila within 90 days in order to confirm your mailing information, subsequently your full application fee would be returned.
If in the given time period, we do not hear from you, we would assume that you are still interested in immigrating to Canada. No further offers aimed at returning your application fee will be sent you. When we are ready to actively process your application, we will contact you to request your updated information. However, at this point of time, you would not be eligible for a refund of your processing fee.
Thank you for showing your interest in Canada. Please notify us within 90 days if you are no longer interested in immigrating to Canada and want your application fee refunded.
Canadian Embassy Manila
Meaning of the letter-
This letter gives you an opportunity to withdraw your application and thus, save your processing fee in you are no longer interested in immigrating to Canada. This letter is not being sent based on occupational qualifications. Rather it is more like a standard letter which is being sent to applicants who filed their application in 2005 and have not received a result yet. This is just one way of reducing the backlog.
You don’t need to worry if your occupation will not be included in the 38 listed occupations which is said to be the list of occupations that will be given priority in processing. The list is not yet released officially.
Your application cannot be refused simply because your occupation is not one of those 38 listed occupations. The modified immigration regulations will affect only those applicants who have filed on February 27, 2008 and thereafter. So, if you have filed your application before this date, do not worry about the list.