Canada's Immigration And Refugee Programs

  • Temporary Resident Visa (TRV)
  • Visitor record
  • Super Visa for Parent/Grandparent
  • Study permit
  • Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP)
  • International Mobility
  • Temporary Resident Permit
Family Class
  • Spouse, common-law partner, conjugal partner
  • Dependent children
  • Parents, grandparents (PGP)
  • Adoptions
  • Other relatives
Economic Class
  • Skilled Workers
    • Federal Skilled Workers (FSW)
    • Canadian Experience Class (CEC)
    • Federal Skilled Trades (FST)
    • Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)
  • Business Immigrants
    • Self-employed
    • Start-up Visa
Refugee and Humanitarian Classes
  • Refugee and Humanitarian Resettlement Program
  • Refugees and Protected Persons – In-Canada Asylum System
  • Naturalization (Grant of Citizenship)
  • Renunciation
  • Revocation
  • Resumption

Other Services

Immigration Division (ID)
  1. Referral to ID
  2. Admissibility Hearing and/or Detention Review Hearing
  3. Post-decision
Removal orders
  • Departure orders (30 days to leave Canada)
  • Exclusion orders (1-year or 5-year ban from re-entering Canada)
  • Deportation orders (Bars re-entry to Canada indefinitely)
Refugee Protection Division (RPD)
  1. Referral to RPD
  2. RPD
    • BOC review and case preparation
    • Hearings scheduled:
      • 30 days for inland DCO
      • 45 days for POE DCO
      • 60 days for all other claims
  3. Inquisitorial Hearing
Immigration Appeal Division (IAD)
  • Sponsorship Appeal
  • Removal Order Appeal
  • Loss of Permanent-Residence Appeal
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Generally, sponsorship appeals are suited to resolution through the ADR process
Refugee Appeal Division (RAD)
  • For failed refugee claims
Judicial Review (through one of our partner lawyers)
  • Federal Courts
    • Federal Court (FC)
    • Federal Court of Appeal (FCA)
  • Supreme Court of Canada (SCC)