IRCC Portals

IRCC has several immigration portals for various purposes, which are often confusing or difficult to understand. Following are links of most portals that are useful for a majority of the immigrants or the immigration experts.

Application Processes

  1. Apply for Canadian Citizenship Online: This portal allows individuals to apply for Canadian citizenship online, simplifying the process. [https://citapply-citdemande.apps.cic.gc.ca/en/landing]
  2. Permanent Residence Portal: A platform for applicants to submit and manage their applications for permanent residency in Canada. [https://prson-srpel.apps.cic.gc.ca/en/login]
  3. Representative Permanent Residence (PR) Portal: Designed for representatives managing clients’ permanent residence applications, streamlining the submission and tracking process. [https://prson-srpel.apps.cic.gc.ca/en/rep/login]
  4. LMIA Online – Pilot with Job Bank: A portal for employers to apply for a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA), necessary for hiring foreign workers. [https://tfwp-jb.lmia.esdc.gc.ca/employer/]

Account and Representative Services

  1. Get an IRCC Portal Account: For clients to create an account to access various IRCC services online. [https://ircc.canada.ca/visit-visiter/en/get-account-ircc-portal]
  2. IRCC Secure Account: A secure platform for clients to manage their applications and stay updated on their status. [https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/application/account.html]
  3. IRCC Account for Representatives: For authorized representatives to manage their clients’ immigration applications. [https://portal-portail.apps.cic.gc.ca/apr/presignup?lang=en]
  4. Authorized Paid Representatives Portal: This portal provides access to immigration consultants, lawyers, and other paid representatives to conduct business with IRCC. [https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/corporate/partners-service-providers/authorized-paid-representatives-portal.html]
  5. Employer Portal: A service for employers to submit offers of employment to foreign nationals. [https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/corporate/partners-service-providers/employer-portal.html]

Payment and Fee Services

  1. Direct portal to Pay Application Fees Online: Enables the online payment of application fees for various immigration and citizenship services. [https://eservices.cic.gc.ca/epay/welcome.do]
  2. Guided Portal to Pay Fees Online: A general portal for the payment of various IRCC-related fees. [https://ircc.canada.ca/english/information/fees/pay.asp]

Status Tracking and Inquiries

  1. Application Status Tracker: A tool for clients to track the status of their immigration or citizenship application. [https://ircc-tracker-suivi.apps.cic.gc.ca/en]
  2. Client Application Status: Allows clients to check the status of their application online. [https://services3.cic.gc.ca/ecas/introduction.do?app=ecas]
  3. Ask About or Update Your Application: For inquiries and updates regarding immigration applications. [https://secure.cic.gc.ca/ClientContact/en/Application]
  4. IRCC Webform: A contact form for inquiries and information requests related to immigration applications. [https://secure.cic.gc.ca/enquiries-renseignements/canada-case-cas-eng.aspx]
  5. IRCC Webform – Hong Kong: Specifically for inquiries from clients in Hong Kong. [https://secure.cic.gc.ca/enquiries-renseignements/case-cas-eng.aspx?mission=Hong%20Kong]
  6. IRCC Web Form – Contact Us Online: An online contact form for general inquiries related to IRCC services. [https://www.cic.gc.ca/english/contacts/web-form.asp]

Specialized Services

  1. Access to Information and Privacy (ATIP) Online Request: For submitting requests under the Access to Information Act or Privacy Act. [https://atip-aiprp.apps.gc.ca/atip/welcome.do]
  2. My Case IRB: A portal for clients to access their case information with the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. [https://my-case-mon-dossier.irb-cisr.gc.ca/en/Pages/login-connexion.aspx]
  3. Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) Status: Check the status of an eTA application, required for visa-exempt foreign nationals traveling to Canada by air. [https://onlineservices-servicesenligne.cic.gc.ca/eta/applicationQuery]
  4. Biometrics Validity Check: Find out the validity of biometrics submitted as part of immigration applications. [https://onlineservices-servicesenligne.cic.gc.ca/extapp/bioStatusQuery]
  5. Canadian Refugee Protection Portal: Claim refugee status from in Canada: How to apply. https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/refugees/claim-protection-inside-canada/apply.html#submit

Information and Resources

  1. IRCC Service Standards: Information on the service standards and timelines for IRCC services. [https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/corporate/mandate/service-declaration/service-standards.html]
  2. Mandate: Details on IRCC’s mandate and approach to building a stronger immigration system. [https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/corporate/mandate/stronger-immigration-system.html?utm_campaign=not-applicable&utm_medium=vanity-url&utm_source=canada-ca_stronger-immigration-system]
  3. Check Processing Times: Provides current processing times for various types of applications. [https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/application/check-processing-times.html]
  4. Designated Learning Institutions List: A list of schools at which international students may study. [https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/study-canada/study-permit/prepare/designated-learning-institutions-list.html]