Provided in this article is information pertaining to Permanent Residence acceptance figures in 2014. 22628 Permanent residence travel documents (PRTD’s) were processed in 2014 and the success rates are as follows:
Approved 2014: 15190
Refused or Withdrawn 2014: 7438
Acceptance Rate 2014: 69%
Acceptance Rate 2013: 71%
Acceptance Rate 2012: 76%
Acceptance Rate for Permanent Residence in Canada was higher than overseas posts.
Asia Pacific region accounted for the highest number of applications, however some embassies in this region have seen the highest rejection rates. Some examples are:
Hong Kong has seen a rejection/withdrawal rate of 61% with an acceptance rate on just 39%. Other dismal figures are seen in Beijing where rejection/withdrawal rate is 46% with an acceptance rate of 54% and Beijing having a rejection/withdrawal rate of 40% and an acceptance rate of 60%
India seems to have a high acceptance rate, and the Chandigarh location had a rejection/withdrawal rate of only 14% and an acceptance rate of 86%. Bangalore had a rejection/withdrawal rate of only 12% and a very high acceptance rate of 88%. Delhi was not that promising with a high rejection/withdrawal rate of 37% and an acceptance rate of 67%. Islamabad echoed the same figure of New Delhi.
In the European region, Moscow and Ankara had the lowest acceptance rates, Moscow with 37% rejection/withdrawal rate and 63% acceptance rate, Ankara echoed the same rates as well. In Europe, Paris had the highest acceptance, with only 9% rejection/withdrawal rate and a high 91% of acceptance.
Some countries in Africa/Middle east displayed very poor acceptance rates. Tehran & Abu Dhabi were leaders of low acceptance in this region, with Tehran having a 50:50 between rejection/withdrawal & Acceptance rates. Abu Dhabi followed closely with 48% rejection/withdrawal rate and only 52% acceptance rate.
Acceptance rates are on the decline as compared to previous years.