Many factors can affect the processing time of your application. Some factors are within the control of the applicant, e.g. expired documents, incorrectly filled forms. Other factors are beyond the control of the applicant, e.g. government policy, inexperienced officers, etc. Sending constant inquiries to the government will not expedite your case.

A qualified immigration consultant can help maximize your chances of success. As well, an immigration consultant can give you a better understanding and expectation of Canadian immigration policy, procedures, and laws.