Effective immediately, the following applications made within Canada must be submitted online:

  • Applications to extend temporary residence status;
  • Applications for study or work permits; and
  • Applications for renewals of study or work permits.

Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has provided a list of exemptions, found here.

Employers who may be affected are encouraged to contact an immigration specialist for case-specific advice.


Please note that this is general information only and not intended as advice on a specific matter. Please feel free to contact Fakhoury Global Immigration directly with questions exclusive to your situation. This news alert may have been prepared using information from Peregrine Immigration Management, which is licensed to Fakhoury Global Immigration.