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How often are the processing times for visa offices updated?

Most processing times show how long it took to process applications in the past and are updated weekly.

These permanent resident programs have estimated processing times for new applications and are updated monthly:

  • Sponsoring a parent or grandparent
  • Economic immigration
    • Provincial Nominees (excluding Express Entry)
    • Skilled Workers (Quebec)
    • Start-up visa
  • Humanitarian and compassionate cases

The following programs show a commitment and are updated when new commitments are set:

  • Electronic travel authorization (eTA)
  • International Experience Canada (IEC)
  • Atlantic Immigration Pilot
  • Express Entry
    • Federal Skilled Trades
    • Federal Skilled Workers
    • Provincial Nominees
    • Canadian Experience Class
  • Caregivers
  • Sponsoring a spouse or a common-law or conjugal partner

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