Guys check this out: its a procedure manual of FSW applications at CIC :http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/resources/manuals/op/op06-eng.pdf
Receiving the application at the CIO
Applicants are required to submit their complete application, including all required supporting
documents, to the CIO. This includes all documents listed both on the CIO and visa-officespecific
document checklists. As of June 26, 2010, a valid official language test result from a
designated language testing agency must be submitted as part of the application.
Applications received at the CIO will first be reviewed for completeness pursuant to R10, including
the following required forms, fees, information and documents:
• required forms, including a signed and completed IMM 0008E GEN containing the name, birth
date, address, nationality, marital status and current immigration status of the applicant and
all family members (whether accompanying or not), and identifying the principal applicant,
properly completed Schedule 1's for the principal applicant, his or her spouse or common-law
partner and all dependent children aged 18 and older listed on the IMM 0008, as well as a
properly completed Schedule 3 for the principal applicant;
• the results of the principal applicant's English or French language test from a designated
testing agency (see section 12.6)
• evidence of payment of the applicable fees (please see Section 5.4 for more information on
• the visa, permit or authorization being applied for;
• the class in which the application is made;
• the Use of a Representative form, if appropriate;
• a signed statement to the effect that the information provided is complete and accurate;
• any information and documents that may be required by the Act and Regulations.
Note: Applicants must submit all documents listed both on the CIO and visa-office-specific document
checklists in order for their applications to be considered complete pursuant to R10.
7.2. Assessing applications against the Ministerial Instructions issued June 26, 2010
The CIO will assess the applicant's submission as-is and make a final determination of eligibility
under the MI issued on June 26, 2010. To be eligible for processing, the applicant must meet all
the criteria described in the MI. If the application is eligible for processing, the applicant will be
informed. Once processing has begun, the cost recovery fee is no longer refundable.
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If the applicant's submission is determined to be ineligible for processing, the applicant will be
informed and will receive a refund of processing fees.