Who should apply for TRP?
Yearly, many applicants visit our agency to apply for a temporary resident visa. Most of the applications contain requests asking to permit family members for reunion. Mostly, this situation happens with those having medical problems or other issues of inadmissibility but need to enter Canada. They need permits to enter Canada on Humanitarian, social and work purposes. People such as emergency workers, artists, and athletes fall into this category who need Temporary Resident Permit Canada.
Use of TRP?
As per IRPA (Immigration and Refugee Protection Act), TRP is listed under section 24. TRP eases the regulations and allows a foreign national to stay or enter Canada who is having unavoidable circumstances and compelling reasons. Overall, TRP balances the Canadian principles of economic, social, and humanitarian grounds, to be eligible for Temporary resident permits the applicant must be a person:
When is a TRP granted?
The ultimate decision to grant a temporary resident permit Canada lies with the officers after considering risk factors linked with each case. The decision is taken after an assessment is done by the officers. There are some discretionary, obligatory, and a few specific factors which need to be considered during the assessment:
What does an assessment include?
Where to apply for TRP?
Temporary Resident Permits are issued at inland offices and ports of entry. The Permit extensions are issued only at inland offices. The permit is given for a maximum of three years, later on it can be extended until two years. The time request would be as short as one day, depending on the reason for entry. The mode of applying to TRP varies between person to person, a few of them apply in person, and a few apply through writing.
In case of written submissions, the applicant must submit an assessment of their needs and including any potential risks involved linked to their visit. If the temporary resident permit holder leaves Canada, the permit gets canceled. The cancellation stays until the document is authorized for re-entry.
In case of serious inadmissibility due to violations where the applicant's credibility needs an assessment, Interviews would be conducted. If the inadmissibility is due to health, merit or about only minor offences then, the interview may not be needed.