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How can I check the status of my application?

It depends on the type of application.

Online applications

If you applied online, you can check your status in your account:

  1. Sign in to your account.
  2. Under “View my submitted applications or profiles” click on “check status and messages”.

If you applied online for an eTA, you can check online with the eTA Check status tool. You will need the application number sent to you in the email confirmation.

Paper applications

There are two ways you can check your application status online. You can:

Checking your status through your online account is not available for all paper applications. See: Which applications can I link to my online account?

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