The Government of Canada updated Overseas Processing Manual 24

On October 19, 2021, the Government of Canada updated the Overseas Processing Manual (OP 24) and introduced new program delivery instructions. These instructions are for officers to process the application in Canada applicants whose family members reside outside of Canada. Family members of the following in-Canada applicants for permanent residence are applicable for the new instructions – spouse and common-law partner in Canada class, live-in caregiver class, protected persons in Canada, protected temporary residents, temporary resident permit holder class, and applicants for permanent residence on humanitarian and compassionate considerations who applied in Canada.