Check your application status

Some clients may check the status of their immigration or citizenship application online anytime and anywhere, (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).

All other clients can use processing times as a guide to determine how long it can take to process their application.

Answer the questions below to determine which tools are available to you.

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Family sponsorship

This includes:

  • spouse
  • partner
  • common-law partner
  • dependent child
  • parents
  • grandparents
  • adopted children
  • children to be adopted
  • orphans
  • other family classes

Client application status Updated daily

The check application status tool allows you to securely view the status of your application online.

Before checking your application status you will need to:

  • gather all the documents you have received regarding your application and
  • have your identification numbers from these documents to log in.

Check application status

Processing times

If you cannot use the check application status tool, you can check processing times to see how long it takes to process your type of application.

Check processing times

Find out more about what happens after you submit your application.

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