What to Do After A Canadian Visa Refusal
When you apply to immigrate to Canada or apply for a visa of any kind, you will eventually receive notification from Citizenship and Immigration Canada after your application is processed that lets you know whether your application has been approved or refused.
It can be highly distressing to find out that you have had your application for a Canadian visa denied. But please know that this is not automatically the end of your journey to come to Canada – you DO have options, including appealing this Canadian visa refusal.
However, the most important thing we can tell you when it comes to dealing with a Canadian visa refusal is that you might only have a matter of days to appeal this decision so you must act quickly. Below are some of the options one may have when appealing their Canadian visa refusal.
Appealing a Canadian Visa Refusal
When dealing with a Canadian visa refusal, there are several different options. But which option is best for you depends greatly on the type of application you submitted, as well as the reason for which it was refused.
– You could be eligible to appeal the visa refusal to the Federal Court of Canada.
– You could be eligible to appeal the visa refusal to the Immigration Adjudication Division, or IAD.
– You could also be eligible to make a request for the restoration of your application to the Case Processing Centre, or CPC.
As we mentioned before, time is of the essence when appealing a visa refusal in Canada. You may have only as few as 30 or even 15 days to do so, and you must act quickly. That said, the visa appeals is very complicated and can be an extremely difficult process if you try to tackle it on your own. Contact a licensed immigration lawyer as soon as you receive notification of a refusal to discuss your options with professional guidance and expertise.
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