IRCC processed a record number of study permits in 2022

IRCC processed a record number of study permits in 2022

IRCC processed a record number of study permits in 2022
More than 452,000 study permit applications have been in the first nine months of 2022. In 2021 which was a record year, 367,000 applications were processed. This represents a rise of 23 percent over last year. In addition, more than 135,000 applications have been handled from January 1, 2022, to the end of August 2022. The approval rate of all applications is 96%. Study permit applications and extensions are processed under the automated process. However, the pilot to automate study permit extensions does not automatically refuse or recommend the refusal of applications. An officer will still make any decision to refuse an application.

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MPNP clarified conditions regarding the IRCC’s recent policy on lifting the limit on off-campus work hours for international students
On October 7, 2022, the Government of Manitoba clarified the new temporary policy introduced by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). The provincial government defined that the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) criteria for qualifying work in Manitoba has not changed. Only those with a work permit from IRCC are eligible to apply to the MPNP’s Skilled Worker in Manitoba pathway. The MPNP does not accept periods of employment when students are engaged in full-time study as they do not hold a work permit. Qualifying work experience in Manitoba includes work completed with a valid post-graduation work permit or another work permit.

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International Experience Canada to close the 2022 season
The final round of invitations for international experience Canada will be sent out the week of October 17, 2022, as per a recent notification posted on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC) official website. The deadline for submitting all new profiles is October 17 at 9:00 a.m. EST/EDT (Toronto time) for the IEC 2022 season consideration. Applicants who received an Invitation to Apply (ITA) before the season ended can still finish and submit their applications. The typical processing time for International Experience Canada applications by IRCC is six weeks.

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