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Temporary Resident Visa


A Temporary Resident Visa is a document that is issued by the Canadian visa office which is placed in your passport to show that you have met the standards that are required for admission to Canada, as a temporary resident. You can apply as a visitor, a student or a worker, when applying for Temporary Resident Visa.

How do I know if I am eligible for a Temporary Resident Visa?

In order for you to be eligible for a Temporary Resident Visa, you must prove to the immigration officers that you do not possessed any safety risk or have any serious health issues that will affect the Canadian society. If the reason that you are inadmissible to Canada may seem like its minor, you have good reasons to why you must travel to Canada, emergency reasons may be acceptable.

Do I need to have a temporary visa to enter Canada?

If you are not a permanent resident or a Canadian citizen, a temporary visa may be required in order for you to enter Canada.

When does the permit expire?

Your permit will usually be issued for the length of your visit to Canada and you must leave by the expiry date of the permit, or you can get a new permit, but this must be done before the current one expires.

Can my permit be cancelled?

Yes, your permit can be cancelled by an officer at any time. The permit that you have in possession will no longer be valid, once you leave Canada, unless you have specifically been authorized to have leave re-enter.

How do I apply for a Temporary Resident Visa?

If you are a citizen of a visa – exempt country, the visa officer who is responsible for your country or region may have its own application form for a temporary resident permit. You should always check the visa office to find out information regarding the application procedure. Otherwise you should submit an application for a Temporary Resident Visa, along with the supporting document to explain why you are inadmissible and why it must be justified for you to enter into Canada.

What are the requirements that must be meet in order to be granted a Temporary Resident Visa?

You will have to show the officer that you meet all of the requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRRA) and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations, and you will also have to prove that you will be in Canada for only a temporary period.

You also must:

  • Satisfy the officer with proof that you will exit Canada at the end of your stay
  • Prove that you have enough money to take care of you and your family members if applicable, and have enough money to return home
  • Not have any intention of studying or working while in Canada
  • You must be a law abiding citizen, and have no criminal record or conduct criminal activity

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