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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 Canada IRPA – Immigration and Refugee Protection Act IRPR - – Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations ESDC – Employment and Social Development Canada CBSA – Canada Border Services Agency ICCRC – Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council CAPIC – Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants CEC – Canadian Experience Class CSQ – Certificat de Sélection du Québec (Québec Selection Certificate) CAQ – Certificat d'acceptation du Québec (Québec Acceptance Certificate) PNP – Provincial Nominee Program AINP – Alberta Immigrant Nominee Programme RPRF – Right of Permanent Residence Fee NOC – National Occupational Classification TRP – Temporary Residence Permit TWF - Temporary Foreign Worker