Spouses, Common-law or conjugal partners and dependent children Sponsorship applications : Processing times
The tables below indicate application processing times at Canadian visa offices once Step 1 has been completed. The times are based on how long it took to process 80 percent of all cases finalized between July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015. Processing times are subject to change.
Last quarterly update: August 27, 2015
|Visa Office||Processing Times in months|
(based on a complete application package)
|Bucharest – Romania||17|
|Kyiv – Ukraine||12|
|London – United Kingdom||28|
|Moscow – Russia||27|
|Paris – France||8|
|Rome – Italy||12|
|Vienna – Austria||16|
|Warsaw – Poland||13|
- You can check your application status online.
- If it has been longer than the time shown above since you applied, you may contact the visa office that is processing your application. We do not have information about applications processed outside Canada.
- (-) indicates that not enough data are available.
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