Immigration Glossary

Immigration Law Glossary

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There are currently 3 names in this directory beginning with the letter T.
Temporary resident documents
Documents issued to allow a person to visit, work in or study in Canada for a specific period. Temporary resident documents have an expiry date. Examples of temporary resident documents are study permits, work permits and visitor records.

Temporary resident permit
A permit that may be granted in exceptional circumstances to a person who does not meet the requirements of Canada’s immigration law to enter or remain temporarily in Canada.

Transit visa
A temporary resident visa issued to people travelling through Canada to another country. There is no fee if the traveller will be in Canada for less than 48 hours. To obtain this visa, travellers must provide proof of their travel plans from their transportation company or travel agent.