Are you restless having your submit you Canadian immigration form? Thinking about where you stand or what next to do. Here’s a few options for you to check your immigration status
You can use the IRCC’s online platform depending on the choice of immigration program you applied for. You can also check your status by reaching out to the IRCC through their phone number or mail to know your application status
Immigration Programs you can apply for
- Federal Skilled Workers Program
- Canada Experience Class
- Provincial Nominee Programs
- Temporary permits
- Investor/Entrepreneur Immigration Program
- Quebec Venture Capitalist
- Start-Up Visas
- Independent Persons
How to Check Your Application Status Online
The IRCC’s platform has a tools which allows you to easily check your application status online. It’s important to note that the tool is not available to all applicants.
Eligibility for the tool depends on the immigration program you applied for.
Eligible Immigration Program for the Tool
- Sponsorship application
- Permanent Residency Application for philanthropic and sympathetic cases
- Permanent Residency Application (outside of Canada)
- Permanent Residence Card Application
What you need to check your status online
In order to check your application online, you’ll be required to provide the following details;
- Identification number
- Full name of the applicant
- Date of birth
- Place of birth
Other Ways to Check Your Status
You can also check your application status by putting a call through to the IRCC’s (1-888-242-2100). If you’re staying outside Canada, reaching this number might be a tedious tasks and it can only be accessed by North Americans.
It’s also important to note that the centre is usually very busy with calls so you should be ready to wait for long hours before someone eventually attends to you
You’ll also need to answer series of question to confirm your identity once you get through to an operator. So, get ready your application number and every other details.