Release of Information to an Individual

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This application package includes:

Use this form if you want to allow Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) to release your personal information to someone you choose. The person you choose will be able to get information on your case file, such as the status of your application.

He or she will not be a representative who can do business for you with CIC. A person must be appointed as a representative to do business for you with CIC.

If you have not yet sent your application, send this form with your application to the office listed in your application package.

If you already sent your application, send this form to the office where you sent your original application.


Read the Instruction Guide to fill out your application forms.

  • Read the Instruction Guide and download the application forms.
  • Fill out, sign and date your application forms.
  • Pay the fees.
  • Mail your completed application.

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