In some cases you may see something like “Refund to be processed by IPRMS”. IPRMS stands for “Integrated Payment Revenue Management System” – the department responsible, as the name implies, for processing client payments (and refunds as well).
Quite often immigration officers use abbreviations CDA and COR in their reasoning, for example: Weak ties to COR – not satisfied would leave CDA at the end of authorized stay These two abbreviations are quite simple: CDA stands for Canada, and COR stands for country of residence. They are used mostly in processing TRV applications.
In a GCMS file PHEP stands for photos, height, eye color and passport. This is the information and documents requested from an applicant at the very last stage of file processing, when it is nearing successful finalization. A simple form is sent to an applicant, which he has to fill providing information about height and […]
If MAU in mentioned in your GCMS file, it means the “medical admissibility unit”. Similarly, CMAU means “centralized medical admissibility unit”. These structural entities are responsible for assessing the results of medical examinations and making decisions about candidates’ admissibility. The Centralized Medical Admissibility Unit is located in Ottawa, Canada.
Application forwarded to DIPM for further assessment Notes like the one above can appear in your GCMS report. You may see abbreviation DIPM as well as IPM in a file. What does DIPM mean? It’s simple: IPM stands for Immigration Program Officer. DIPM stands for Deputy Immigration Program Officer. When you see that an application […]
AFU stands for anti-fraud unit. Anti-fraud units work with applications where misrepresentation is suspected. For example, an officer may forward an application to the anti-fraud unit if he or she thinks that some documents are not genuine, requesting AFU to verify applicant’s employment, family relationship etc. AFU then takes measures to establish if documents and/or […]
BFD or BF’D stands for Bring Forward Date Often when an action is required on your file an officer sets a so called bring forward date. It works like a simple alarm clock, or like a calendar reminder: when the set date comes, the system will notify the officer responsible for processing the application that […]