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(Includes Self-employed, Start-up visa, Quebec-selected skilled worker, PNP and family sponsorship)
Note: As of April 01, 2014 new permanent resident applications are now processed by the Mexico City visa office. The visa office in Buenos Aires will finish processing applications received before April 01.
Note: If you wish to apply for permanent residence under the Federal Skilled Worker, Federal Skilled Trade, Canadian Experience Class, or some Provincial Nominee programs, you must apply online via Express Entry.
All new family sponsorship applications must first be mailed to the Case Processing Centre in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
Responsible for Temporary Resident Applications from:
(Includes visitors, students, temporary workers and permanent resident travel documents)
Argentina, Chile, Easter Island, Paraguay, Uruguay
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