A Temporary Resident Visa is an official document from the Canadian government to demonstrate that you have met the requirements to come to Canada as a temporary resident, but it does not guarantee your entry to Canada – a visa officer at your port of entry have the ultimate right to decide if you can enter Canada.

There are many types of Temporary Resident Visas, but single and multiple entries are usually most popular types of Tempoary Resident Visas. Single visa would allow one-time entry from your country of orgin or multiple entries from the US border. Multiple entry visa would allow the holder to enter from anywhere into Canadian borders several times.


  1. You must show that you have enough money to support your stay in Canada.
  2. You must show that you will leave Canada after your temporary stay.
  3. You must show that you are not a threat to the Canadian society.

Required Documents

  1. Application Form (IMM 1249) – Download
  2. Document Checklist (IMM 5558) – Download
  3. Valid original passport
  4. Proof of financial support
  5. Personal and family information form

Processing Time

Processing time varies across regions.
For detailed information please visit the CIC Web page


Application Processes


TRV Application Processes