Responsible for Permanent Resident Applications from:
(Includes economic immigration 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 Santiago will finish processing applications received before April 01.
You must first send your permanent resident application to a processing office in Canada. Consult your instruction guide to find out where to send your application.
Responsible for Temporary Resident Applications from:
(Includes visitors, students, temporary workers and permanent resident travel documents)
Note: As of November 22, 2014 new temporary resident applications are now processed by the Buenos Aires visa office. The visa office in Santiago will finish processing applications received before November 22.
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Use this Web form to:
- ask about an application that has passed the normal processing times
- provide additional information about your application
- report a technical issue
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VACs accept applications for:
- study permits
- work permits
- visitor visas (temporary resident visa)
- travel documents for permanent residents
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