Frequently Asked Questions
IRCC means Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada; they are the department of the Canadian Government tasked with the responsibilities of creating policies, processing, and approval of permanent and temporary resident visas, refugee protection, and citizenship applications.
The standard VISA processing time in Canada mostly depends on the category of VISA you are applying for, you can check on their official website. Sometimes delays occur due to additional checks, or failure to provide immediate response when there’s a query on an applicant’s application.
Designated Learning Institutions, or DLIs, are institutions that have been approved by a provincial or territorial government to allow international students to enroll and study, after which they can also apply for postgraduate work permits with durations corresponding to their time spent studying in Canada. You can check the list of various DLI-approved institutions on the Canadian Government Website
Labour Market impact assessment, or LMIA, is a document an employer may need to get before they can employ a foreign worker to fill a position. A Positive LMIA, also known as a Confirmation Letter, will show that no Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident is qualified or available to take up the role, hence the need to source a foreign worker.
Visit the Australian Home Affairs Immigration Website to check the various requirements of the VISA you want to apply for and start an online application.
The standard VISA processing time in Australia mostly depends on the category of VISA you are applying for, you can check on their official website for the most up-to-date processing time. Sometimes delays occur due to additional checks, or failure to provide immediate response when there’s a query on an applicant’s application.