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Terminology Explained

Terminology Explained

There are many immigration specific terms and acronyms used during the process of immigration to Canada.Here are some of the most commonly used, along with their full title.IRCC – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship CanadaIRPA – Immigration and Refugee Protection ActIRPR - – Immigration and Refugee Protection RegulationsESDC – Employment and Social Development CanadaCBSA – Canada Border Services AgencyICCRC – Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory CouncilCAPIC – Canadian Association of Professional Immigration ConsultantsCEC – Canadian Experience ClassCSQ – Certificat de Sélection du Québec (Québec Selection Certificate)CAQ – Certificat d'acceptation du Québec (Québec Acceptance Certificate)PNP – Provincial Nominee ProgramAINP – Alberta Immigrant Nominee ProgrammeRPRF – Right of Permanent Residence FeeNOC – National Occupational ClassificationTRP – Temporary Residence PermitTWF - Temporary Foreign Worker