IRCC Backlog

IRCC Backlog Jumped To 2 Million As Per New Update!

IRCC Backlog jumped to 2,031,589 as of April 11, as per latest article published by CIC News. This is 187,165 increase from mid-March’s IRCC backlog data. Although, there was some signs of improvement in February update, but backlog has grown again. 

Furthermore, the backlog increased significantly for temporary residence applications since March 17. However, backlog significantly reduced for express entry applications since March 15.

As per IRCC media spokesperson to CIC News, the temporary resident visas and work permits backlogs increased because of recently launched special program for Ukrainians fleeing war.

IRCC received 180,903 such applications from residents of Ukraine until April 26, 2022. Also, out of these, 71,057 applications have been approved. Temporary residence applications backlog increased from 872,492 to 1,102,375. Below are the major PR and TR applications backlog data as of April 11.

Permanent Residence Applications Backlog as of April 11
Immigration category%age of backlog added/reduced since Mar. 15Applications Under Process as of Apr. 11Applications Under Processing as of Mar. 15
Canadian Experience Class (EE)-19.49%8,36310,388
Federal Skilled Workers (EE)-13.93%36,28141,336
Skilled Trades (EE)-8.82%537589
TR to PR+15.73%40,90335,341
Quebec Skilled Workers+27.12%34,32026,997
Humanitarian & Compassionate-8.47%25,09227,218
Spouses, partners, children, other family+2.98%66,44864,467
Parents and Grandparents+5.70%37,33835,324
Family Relations Humanitarian & Compassionate-0.36%3,3083,320
Protected Persons+0.54%158,402157,552
Temporary Residence Applications Backlog as of April 11
TR category%age of backlog reduced/added since Mar. 17Applications Under Processing as of Apr. 11Applications Under Processing as of Mar. 17
Study Permit+9.85%122,145111,192
Study Permit Extension+12.14%34,24230,533
Temporary Resident Visa+33.20%558,498419,243
Visitor Record+7.18%73,45068,528
Work Permit+72.44%172,796100,205
Work Permit Extension-1.08%141,244142,791
Total+26.34%1,102,375872,492

IRCC TR Backlog as of March 17

Source: CIC News

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