If you are currently a temporary resident in Canada with valid status (ie: valid study or work permit) and want to apply for a new temporary resident visa to return to Canada before you leave, you can now do so with Immigration Canada’s Case Processing Pilot office in Ottawa (CPP-O), an extension of CIC’s overseas network.
ELIGIBLITY TO APPLY FROM WITHIN CANADA:
•You must be legally admitted as a temporary resident (student or temporary foreign worker only) in Canada with a Canadian residential address,
•Your current temporary resident status must still be valid, and your existing counterfoil is expired and/or was valid for only one entry, and
•You require a new temporary resident visa to return to Canada in the near future.
INFORMATION ON PROCESSING APPLICATIONS:
•You should pay the fees a few days before mailing the application, as financial institutions and credit card companies may require up to five business days before they validate your payment.
•Applications can be mailed to either of the following two addresses:
CPP – Ottawa
P. O. Box 9640
Ottawa, ON, K1A 0C1
CPP – Ottawa
Temporary Resident Visa Section
365 Laurier Avenue West
Ottawa, ON K1A 1L1
•Apply at least 2 months in advance of your planned departure from Canada in order to avoid disappointment.
•Complete the new 2D barcode forms on line. Hand filled applications submitted to the office and will result in delays and longer processing time.
•Applications will be processed in the order they are received.
•Note that processing times for this procedure have not yet been established.
For further information with respect to US and Canadian immigration or to find out if you or a company employee is eligible for temporary or permanent relocation to Canada or the US, we invite you to contact our experienced immigration lawyers and attorneys by contacting the Bomza Law Group at:
1-800-993-9971 or by clicking here: “Contact Us”.