Having a Temporary Resident Permit or Temporary Resident Visa allows foreign citizens to live in Canada for a defined period of time for either business or leisure. There are certain nations who do not require a Temporary Residence Visa if a foreign citizen wishes to visit Canada.
There are many different types of Temporary Resident Visas provided by Canadian immigration authorities. These are types of visas are also referred to as Visitor Visas. The different types of Temporary Resident Visas include:
- Single Entry Visa: This visa allows a foreign national to enter Canada only once during the time period prescribed in the Visa. It can be issued up to six months prior to the individual’s intended date of travel and generally has an expiry date of approximately one month after the expected date of arrival in Canada.
- Multiple Entry Visa: This visa allows foreign nationals the ability to enter the country as often as necessary during the time prescribed in the Visa. It is issued with long-term validate to facilitate easier entry into Canada and has a maximum validity of up to 1o years or one month before the expiry date.
- Transit Visa: Individuals who are travelling through Canada are required to get a Transit visa if they intend to travel through Canada without stopping or visiting and will be in Canada for less than 48 hours. Only some nations are subjected to this.
For more information on how we can help, contact Preszler Law Immigration Lawyers to request a consultation. Our lawyers and legal staff are ready to answer any questions you may have regarding your Temporary Resident Permit.