During your application process for Canadian immigration, you will come across a variety of abbreviations commonly used by IRCC. Here we have gathered all those key terms to help you with your application. Read further to learn more.
As part of your immigration process, you are required to undergo a series of medical examinations (physical, blood test & x-ray). These exams are called Immigration Medical Exams.
eMedical is an electronic platform used by panel physicians to record and submit patients' medical results to IRCC.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is the department of the Government of Canada with responsibility for matters dealing with immigration to Canada, refugees, and Canadian citizenship.
PP stands for Panel Physicians. These are the doctors approved by IRCC to conduct Immigration Medical Exams.
Temporary residency allows individuals to stay in Canada for a short period to work or study.
You may not be admissible to Canada due to your medical condition, which may include; danger to public health, danger to public safety or excessive demand on health/social services.
Your child under the age of 22, unmarried, or has a common-law partner is considered your dependent child.
An officer that makes decisions on immigration applications. They are different from the border services officer, who also has the legal authority to refuse your admission in Canada.
A document issued by IRCC after the successful completion of your application will be your proof of citizenship which you will need to present to the border service officer as you arrive in Canada.