After you have applied for a visa in Canada, you need to check the status of your application regularly. Depending on the type of your application (online application or paper application) there are different ways to check your application status online. However, if you have a problem regarding signing in to your account or using the online tool, you can still get some help by checking the application processing time. All you need to do is to select your application type and it will show you the times usually need to process your type of application.