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Temporary Resident (Visitor) Visa Application Forms

Please carefully read the Visiting Canada section of our website and the instruction guide provided below before you complete the application forms. The fee for processing your application is not refundable, so make sure you are eligible to get a Temporary Resident Visa before you apply. Please note that submitting a completed application and necessary supporting documents does not guarantee that you will receive a visa.

Instruction Guide (IMM 5256) PDF * (233 KB)

You must submit the following completed forms:

If applicable, please also submit the following:

  • Schedule 1 - Application for a Temporary Resident Visa Made Outside of Canada (IMM 5257 - Schedule 1) PDF* (61KB)
  • Use of a Representative (IMM 5476) PDF * (52 KB)
  • Statutory Declaration of Common-Law Union (IMM 5409) PDF * (104 KB)

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