Sign Consent Form

IRCC, CBSA & CSIS Consent Forms

For requesting GCMS Notes, Entire File, CBSA Notes & CSIS Notes

It is recommended to provide consent for any individual whose information could be contained in the requested records: your spouse, sponsor(s), co-signor, any family member including children 16 years of age or older.

To allow the release of minor children's information, provide both biological parents consent. Should a child be under the custody of a single parent or a third party, a valid copy of the custody agreement is required.

By providing a well-documented application and all consents you will have access to more information in response to your request.

IRCC Consent Form

Use for GCMS Notes, Entire File and other requests from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

CBSA Consent Form

Use for GCMS Notes, CBSA Notes, Entire File and other requests from Canada Border Services Agency

CSIS Consent Form

Use for CSIS Notes from Canadian Security Intelligence Service

GCMS Notes, Entire File, CBSA Notes & CSIS Notes. What are they?

It's information related to your immigration application obtained from the government agency.


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GCMS Notes

from IRCC or CBSA
Detailed record of visa application; includes full case history and officers' notes

Entire File

from IRCC or CBSA
Detailed record of visa application; includes full case history and officers' notes as well as copies of all forms and supporting documents sent to/from IRCC

CBSA Notes

from CBSA
CBSA Notes refers to information related to your immigration application obtained from the Canada Border Services Agency to check status of visa application and Security Screening done by CBSA. Border crossing details are also included.

CSIS Notes

from CSIS
CSIS Notes refers to information related to your visa or citizenship application obtained from the Canadian Security Intelligence Service. You can request records from CSIS relating to your immigration or citizenship Security Screening.

Flow chart of how a request is processed by IRCC, CBSA & CSIS

 
 
 
 
DAY 1

REQUEST

ANALYSIS OF REQUEST
SEARCH FOR RELEVANT RECORDS
REVIEW OF RECORDS

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

REVIEW OF RECOMMENDATIONS
PREPARATION AND REPRODUCTION

FINAL REVIEW AND APPROVAL BY ATIP DIRECTOR

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DAY 30

RESPONSE