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IRCC Resumed Processing of Online Visitor Visa and eTA Applications

July 03 , 2020 By Rajneesh Kumar

IRCC Resumed Processing of Online Visitor Visa and eTA Applications

The Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has again begin the processing of online applications for visitor visa and electronic travel authorizations (eTAs) with effect from July 1, 2020, up to an extent possible.


Processing Online Visa Applications

Applicant may apply for tourist visa online or on-paper nowadays. But, as per the announcement, the IRCC will process only online applications for visitor visa and eTAs at this moment.

If an applicant submits application on-paper, then he/she needs to wait until the IRCC resumes paper-based application processing.

The entire restarting of application processing will help the Canadian immigration authorities keep up with the future processing times and expedite applicant's travel once the temporary travel restrictions are lifted.

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IRCC's Special Immigration Measures in Place

The government is taking special measures every then and now to ensure that all the potential applicants get enough time to complete the required steps and submit supporting documents, including biometrics, etc.

With most of the visa application centres (VACs) to reopen soon, applicants can now book an appointment online to the closest VAC for giving biometrics.

Mandatory Requirements for People Travelling to Canada

All the individuals who are eligible to travel to Canada are required to have a mandatory 14 days quarantine plan upon arrival. This is a mandatory step even for those who don't show any symptoms of Covid-19.

Thus, in case you don’t have a plan, then you should have one in order to travel to Canada at this time.

To keep yourself updates about any further changes in the processing time, when the travel restrictions will be lifted, who fall under exempted category and more, you may visit our news section at Canada PR Avenue.

With Canadian government slowly easing out the travel restrictions and taking several measures like digitalization of the immigration system, 2020 is considered as the right time to apply for Canada immigration.

A plan for complete overhauling of immigration system came as an effective measure by the IRCC to handle the much anticipated application surge one the global travel restrictions come to ease.

Thus, if you are too planning for Canada immigration, then you may apply for PR visa now and get your application processed with extended timeframe.

To begin with, you may fill out a Free Profile Assessment form here and get a response from our team within 24 hours to find out your eligibility.

You may also reach us at Toll Free No. 78-18-000-777 or drop us an email at info@canadapravenue.com.

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