Canada immigration authority denies any change to visa validity
Created : 14 March 2020
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is today refuting reports that changes have been made to Canada’s visa policies in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
At least one local media house published a report that Canada had suspended all existing visas except diplomatic visas.
Around 2:40 pm on Saturday, IRCC posted the following to its official Twitter account, denying that claim:
There is some misinformation circulating about the Government of Canada’s response to the evolving #COVID19 situation, including false messaging about changes to Canadian visa validity. For official info about Canada’s COVID-19 response, please see: https://t.co/0h8OfvNUh7