Seminar ID


Date and time

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 19:00 PDT see it in calendar

  • recording
  • in English
CPD hours

LSBC 2 CPD hours

CICC 2 CPD hours


Capacity: 100


Inner workings of IRCC once an application is submitted
• Who sees the application first?
• Key person / Key department to reach in case of refusals or priority treatment depending on application types
• How processing and the visa office is chosen in each case and the success rates and challenges using both methods.
• How to solve problems with applications, refusals wrongly made, documents not received etc. Who to go to besides CSE, how to approach the matter to get case reviewed, etc.
• Sending what where (go to border? submit online? submit to visa office? Inside or outside Canada?)
• What do you do if one your files is unduly delayed?
• What is the role of the Program Manager within the immigration office?
• How to communicate with CIC

Immigration 101
• Flag poling – when, who, how?
• Entry visa vs. temporary resident status (visitor record, work permit, study permit)
• Immigration categories vs Express entry management system
• Applying online vs. paper application
• Using VAC – or not
• Implied status – principles, issues, concerns – preserved vs. lost rights
• Perfected application – complete application


2 hours

regular fee - $ 50.00




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