What Is Temporary Resident Permit?
- Temporary Resident Visa is usually referred to as TRP
- Allows you to enter Canada temporary
- Can be used to overcome one’s inadmissibility
- Given to foreign individuals despite the fact that you are considered inadmissible into Canada
- May be issued for up to three years
Why Is It Important For You To Obtain Temporary Resident Permit?
You may want to work in Canada but due to the fact that you have committed a criminal act in your country you may be deemed inadmissible into Canada. For some, the situation might be out of your hands, especially with regards to your health, which you have no control over.
If your health is a risk to the safety of the Canadian society, you may be considered inadmissible. Thus the Temporary Resident Permit allows you provide justifiable reasons to enter into Canada for a temporary visit to overcome your inadmissibility.
You have secured a job but due to your visit to a country other than the country you currently reside in has an outbreak, you can be deemed inadmissible for health reasons thus losing your job. A Temporary Resident Permit can help you get temporary residence in Canada as long as right documentation is provided.
Why Would You Be Considered Inadmissible?
You can be considered inadmissible into Canada for various reasons. If considered inadmissible you may be denied visa or if you have applied to enter into Canada, you may be refused entry. You can be considered inadmissible for:
- Security reasons
- Human or international rights violation
- Criminal activity
- Health grounds
- Security Risk
- It is deemed that you have ties to a criminal organization
Temporary Resident Permit is given to individuals who have legitimate reasons to enter into Canada but are deemed inadmissible due to various reasons. The immigration or a Canadian Border Service officer determines if your entry into Canada will be a risk to the health and safety of Canadian society.
Depending on your circumstances and the seriousness of your inadmissibility, you would need to present a stronger case and provide strong reasons as to why a Temporary Resident Permit should be granted to you.
Reasons Temporary Resident Permit Are Granted
- The reasons have to be justified but a TRP might be issued for various reasons
- Birth of a family member
- Death of a family member
- Business event
- Sports event
- Cultural event that you are partaking in
- You are a famous person and obtaining entry into Canada for an event for a certain number of days
- The need of your entry essentially outweighs the possible risk to the Canadian public
How To Apply For Temporary Resident Permit?
Before you start the application for Temporary Resident Permit you need to determine if you are from a visa-exempt country. There are certain countries that require you to have a visa before you can enter into Canada. If you do require a visa, make sure to apply before you make the application for Temporary Resident Permit.
If the above does not apply to you then you should submit an application for a Temporary Resident Visa, this allows you to enter into Canada temporarily for reasons such as business, family or tourism.
There are two ways that you can apply for a Temporary Resident Permit:
- Apply for Temporary Resident Permit through Canadian Visa office
- At Canadian Port of Entry
How You Can Make Your Case Strong
- Provide references from employers, friends, co-workers
- If inadmissibility is regarding health reasons, provide medical records from doctors
- Letter from doctors stating the current health status
- With regards to criminal inadmissibility, provide proof showing no signs of criminal activity for a long period of time
- Show proof against the seriousness of the crime
- Provide compelling reasons for coming to Canada
For the Temporary Resident Permit, to file the application there may be a fee, which is non-refundable. If your case is denied, you may not get the fee back. Thus it is advised that before you apply for Temporary Resident Permit, make sure you have all the necessary documents to support your case.
Help is Always Available
Still have questions on how to proceed? At Akrami & Associates, we have experienced immigration representatives that will guide you through the whole process and help you attain the result you desire.