You have several options of mailing you immigration application. Keep in mind that your first application must be mailed to the Central Intake Office in Sydney, Nova Scotia. There your application is assessed and the application process starts.

Make sure to put complete application package in a 23 cm x 30.5 cm (9″ x 12″) envelope. It can be slightly larger if needed but don’t over do things and make sure to not use a folder or other such things.

 

Courier

This is the best option for sending your application as it is fast, trackable and best of all you have delivery confirmation and exact date your application reached the CIO Office. This is for all NOC, Arranged Employment or PhD Category. Make sure you write the relevant line. XXXX is you NOC code e.g. 2174 or 2171 etc.

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Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Federal Skilled Worker
NOC Category, Offer of Arranged Employment category or PhD category
Primary NOC 2011 Code: XXXX
49 Dorchester Street
Sydney, NS
B1P 5Z2
Canada

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Regular Mail

If you use this option, there will be no way for you to track your package and you will not have any idea about your application until you get your PER (unless you have a previous UCI, which you can use to check ECAS)

Applying under NOC or with Arranged Employment

So if you are applying under one of the 50 open NOC’s or applying with an offer of Employment as per Canadian Laws then you will use the below address. XXXX is you NOC code e.g. 2174 or 2171 etc. Please make sure to write either Arranged Employment or NOC Category but not both.

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Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Federal Skilled Worker
NOC Category or Arranged Employment Category
Primary NOC 2011 Code: XXXX
Centralized Intake Office
PO BOX 7500
Sydney, NS
B1P 0A9
Canada

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Applying under the PhD Stream

For applicants who hold a Canadian PhD degree (are studying currently or have a degree within last 12 months) , i.e. are applying under the PhD Stream, use the below address. XXXX is you NOC code e.g. 2174 or 2171 etc.

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Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Federal Skilled Worker
PhD Category
Primary NOC 2011 Code: XXXX
Centralized Intake Office
PO BOX 8300
Sydney, NS
B1P 0B6
Canada

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