Processing times begin on the day our office receives a complete application and end on the day the final decision (i.e. approval/refusal) leaves our office. These are not a guarantee of how long it will take to process your application.
* These are average processing times only. Some applications take longer to process for various reasons. For example, the following factors could delay the processing of your application:
Applications are dealt with in the order in which they are received.
Note: This Visa Section will not respond to case status enquiries within the processing times above. Processing times begin on the day our office receives a complete application.
For more detailed information on processing times for all other categories of applications at Canadian visa sections, including the Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago visa section, please see the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) website.