*ADR:* Additional Documents Request
*AOR:* Acknowledgement of receipt letter.
*AVO:* Accra Visa Office
*BDEC:* Background Decision
*CC:* Credit Card
*CHC:* Canadian High Commission – [ _refers to the Canadian embassies, Visa offices, and Consulates._ ] *CIC:* Citizenship and Immigration, Canada – [ _the umbrella body which governs both CIO and local CHC offices_] *CIO:* Centralized Intake Office [ _in Sydney Nova Scotia – where you sent your application. Sometimes it is mentioned as *CIU* (Centralized Intake Unit)._ ] *COPR:* Confirmation of Permanent Residence
*CRS:* Comprehensive Ranking System


*DD:* Demand Draft _(Bank Draft / Certified Cheque / Money Order)_
*ECA:* Educational Credential Assessment
*ECAS:* Client Application Status, [ _an official CIC service which allows to view the status of your application on-line_ ] *EE:* Express Entry
*FD:* Fixed Deposit
*FSW:* Federal Skill Worker
*FILE BF’D TO:* File Brought Forward date
*FINDEC:* Financial Decision
*FOSS:* is a central database of applications
*GCMS:* Global Case Management System
*IMMCAT:* Immigration Category
*ITA:* Invitation To Apply
*JD:* Job Description
*JSVC:* Job Seeker’s Validation Code
*LOE:* Letter of Explanation
*LVO:* London Visa Office
*M01-M07:* level of Medical assessment. *M01* means perfect
*MEDDEC:* Medical Decision
*MI:* Ministerial Instructions
*MR:* Medical Examination Request
*NCR:* No Criminal Record
*NOC:* National Occupation Classification
*OREQ:* Other Requirement
*PCC:* Police Clearance Certificate
*PEI:* Preliminary Evaluation for Immigration
*PER:* Confirmation of Positive Eligibility Review from CIO
*PI:* Principle immigrant
*PNP* Provincial Nominee Programme
*POF:* Proof of Funds
*PPR:* Passport Request
*PPS:* point at paper screening stage
*PR:* Permanent Residency
*PS:* Prescreen (another explanation is Paper selection)
*PSDEC:* Paper Selection Decision
*RPRF:* Right of Permanent Residence Fees
*SEC CRIM:* Security criminal
*SELDEC:* Selection Decision
*SIN:* Social Insurance Number

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