Saturday, September 27, 2008

Check your Canada visa application status online



If you have a pending immigrant visa application, you can check your application status online. The Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) provided an online service for its clients, which allow them to view securely the status of their application(s) on-line, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; anytime, anywhere. This, however, is not applicable to all types of Canada Visa application.

You may use this service if you have:

  • sponsored a member of the family class;

  • applied for permanent residence from within or outside Canada;

  • applied for a permanent resident card (initial, replacement or renewal);

  • applied for Canadian citizenship (grant of citizenship);

  • applied for Canadian citizenship for a person adopted by a Canadian citizen (after February 14, 1977);

  • applied for a citizenship certificate (proof of Canadian citizenship);

  • applied to register and retain Canadian citizenship;

  • applied to renounce Canadian citizenship; or

  • applied to resume Canadian citizenship.


  • To use this online service to check your application status online, you may need a copy of your application form for the personal information that may be required and copy of your file number or your financial receipts (IMM 5401).

    You can check your application status online through CIC Online Services.