Getting A Temporary Resident Permit In Canada

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Need to apply for a Temporary Resident Permit in Canada and don’t know where to start? Obtaining a Temporary Resident Permit can be a difficult process. You have to consider the factors that make you inadmissible and address them before obtaining entry into Canada. A
Temporary Resident Permit is one of the ways that you may overcome inadmissibility.

What Is A Temporary Resident Permit?

  • A Temporary Resident Permit is usually referred to as TRP
  • Allows you to enter Canada temporarily
  • Can be used to overcome inadmissibility
  • May be issued for up to three years

Why Would You Be Considered Inadmissible?

You can be considered inadmissible into Canada for various reasons. If considered inadmissible you may be refused a visa or if you have applied to enter into Canada, you may be denied. You can be considered inadmissible for:

  • Security reasons
  • Human or international rights violation
  • Criminal activity
  • Health grounds
  • Misrepresentation
  • Security Risk
  • It is deemed that you have ties to a criminal organization

Reasons Temporary Resident Permit Is 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

Even if you meet the above mentioned examples, entry into Canada is not guaranteed. It is up to an Officer to use their discretion to allow you entry into Canada as the review your need against any risk you may pose.

How To Apply For Temporary Resident Permit?

Before you start the application for a 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 visitor 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 Permit, this allows you to enter into Canada temporarily while overcoming your inadmissibility 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 a Canadian Visa office
  • At Canadian Port of Entry

How To Make A Strong Case!

  • 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

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 achieve your goals. Contact us for more information. With Akrami & Associates, there is always a way.

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