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Documents Flashcards Grammar checker. For some types of applications you can inform us of a change of address and find out what is happening with your application through on-line services on the Web site.
An automated telephone service is available seven days a week, 24 hours a day and is easy to use if you have a touch-tone phone. You can listen to pre-recorded information on many programs, order application forms, and for some types of applications the automated service can even update you on the status of your case. When you call, have a pen and paper ready to record the information you need.
Listen carefully to the instructions and press the number for the selection you want. If you have a rotary phone, wait for an agent to answer your call. If you need to speak to an agent, you must call Monday to Friday between 8 a.
Application for a Temporary Work Permit – Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program
From anywhere in Canada, call toll-free Using a text telephone? Outside Canada If you are outside Canada, you can contact a Canadian embassy, high commission or consulate. Consult our Web site for addresses, phone numbers and Web site addresses of our visa offices. This is imk a legal document.
This publication is available in alternative formats upon request. It provides all the necessary information, instructions and application forms for you to complete and submit. Determining Eligibility Workers are a class of temporary resident who are legally authorized to enter Canada temporarily to work.
They are restricted in 553 of stay and are subject to various other conditions. This application guide is for temporary residents who are already in Canada and wish to: If your current temporary resident status is still valid you can apply for an extension of your stay providing you apply at least 30 days before the expiry date of your current status.
Your original temporary status as a worker continues under the same conditions until your application is finalized and you have been notified of the decision.
The validity of your work permit cannot exceed the validity of your passport. Therefore, you should ensure that your passport will be valid for at least the same amount of time as your requested extension. It is not necessary to make a separate application for extension of temporary resident status when you apply for a immm permit. The officer will issue all the necessary documentation with the one application. Each member of your immediate family spouse or common-law partner, dependent children who wishes to remain longer, study or work in Canada must apply for permission to do so.
If you all apply at the same time for an extension, each person will not have to submit a separate application form. Instead, fill in one form including your details and those of your immediate family. All appropriate documentation and the required fee for each person must 5535 be included.
If you are currently working in Canada, you may wish to extend your work permit or change employers, or you may be inm temporary resident who wishes to work. In either case you must obtain a work permit before you begin working. Normally a work permit is obtained outside of Canada before coming to Canada. Only in a few special situations, which are outlined in this guide, can an initial work permit be applied for within Canada.
If your status has expired or if you did not respect one of the conditions of your permit or you have worked or studied without imn required permit, you have committed an offence under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. You may be subject to an admissibility hearing that could lead to removal from Canada.
If your temporary resident status has expired, do not apply for an extension as you are not eligible. However, if you wish to stay in Ijm after your status has expired you may apply for restoration of status imm 90 days of your permit imn date or leave Canada. If you wish to apply for restoration, complete the enclosed Applying to Change Conditions or Extend Your Stay in Canada – Worker 3 application providing full details of how you came to commit the offence.
There is no guarantee that your application will be accepted.
See the section Restoration of Status. It is illegal to remain in Canada beyond the validity of your status in Canada. It is illegal to work without a required work permit.
It is illegal to study without a required study permit. Applying for more than one service at the same time You will need to indicate on the top of your application form IMM which services you are im, for and pay a processing fee for each service.
Details and instruction on how to apply for other services, such as a study permit from within Canada may be obtained by visiting our Web site.
How to extend your Work Permit and renew your Temporary Resident Visa
After kmm this guide, if you believe you are eligible to apply then you should proceed as instructed below: They are listed on the Document Checklist. Calculate and pay the fees. Photocopy the blank forms and use one as a working copy. Keep it for your records. Fill in the forms carefully and completely.
Sign and date your forms. Apply online to change conditions or extend your stay in Canada as a worker. You may now complete and submit your application electronically. Visit our website at: If your application is not signed or if the required fee is missing, your application will be returned to you and you will have to re-apply.
If other information is missing, your application may be returned or refused. CPC-Vegreville will send you either: CPC-Vegreville completes most of the applications it receives, however, a small number are referred to a local office for further clarification. If your application is referred to a local office, they will contact you to obtain additional information or clarification.
It may take up to three months for them to contact you. The Kmm Processing Centre receives large volumes of applications in the temporary resident categories each year. It is recommended that you apply at least 30 days before the expiry of your current document. However, you may want to apply in advance of this 4 Applying to Change Conditions or Extend Your Stay in Canada – Worker recommended period since processing delays vary.
Contact the Call Centre at or click on the link below for current processing times. Current processing times are updated weekly on our Web site at: Once they receive the additional information or clarification, the local office will complete the final stages of processing and if required, omm you to an interview.
Once processing is complete, the local office will notify you by mail of their decision. Status in Canada Who receives temporary resident status? All persons authorized to enter Canada lmm are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents are authorized to enter as temporary residents as a visitor, student or worker.
How to extend your Work Permit and renew your Temporary Resident Visa
When they enter Canada they are given temporary resident status for a limited period of time. How do I know the expiry date of my temporary resident status? Temporary residents travelling with passports: If you find a stamp, it should look like one of these. For example, if the officer specified a date as shown in the above illustration, your temporary resident status would expire on June 30th, If there is no stamp, a handwritten date or document in your passport, your temporary resident status will expire six months from the day you arrived in Canada.
If you were given a visitor record, study or work permit, the expiry date is marked on the document. For applicants who require a temporary resident visa TRV to enter Canada: A renewal of a work permit does not affect your TRV.
It is your responsibility to ensure your TRV remains valid if you wish to re-enter Canada. Temporary Residents travelling without passports: If you did not require a passport to enter Canada, your temporary resident status will expire six months from the day you entered Canada unless you were given a visitor record, study or work permit. If you were given a document, the expiry date is marked on it. What information do I need to apply for my renewed or initial work permit?
Full details of the work; Proof of identity; Proof of current status in Canada; Proof of how you plan to provide for yourself or of the financial assistance that you will receive while in Canada, and of how your transportation costs will be paid for when you leave Canada. May I leave Canada before my request for a renewed or initial work permit has been finalized?
However, if you leave temporarily and your study or work permit has not been renewed before you seek to re-enter Canada and you do not have your new document, you will have to re-apply i,m at the port im entry if you have the right to do so, or at a visa office outside Canada and pay another processing fee.
May I leave, then re-enter Canada? In order to return to Canada, you must be in possession of a mim passport or travel kmm. You also need to hold a valid study or work permit if you are returning to study or work in Canada. If you are a citizen of a country that requires a temporary resident visa TRV to travel to Canada, you will also need to be in possession of a valid entry visa to return, unless: Possession of these documents does not guarantee re-entry.
All persons must establish that they meet all of the requirements of The Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and Regulations before being authorized to enter or re-enter Canada. Citizens of the U. Permanent residents of the U. However, both must provide documentary proof of citizenship or im, residence such as a national identity card or an alien registration card. Work is an activity for which wages or commission is earned, or that competes directly with activities of Canadian citizens or permanent residents in the Canadian Labour Jmm.
What is a work permit? A written authorization to work in Canada issued by an officer to a person who is not a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada. It is required whether or not the employer is in Canada. Usually, it is valid only for a specified job and length of time.