Forward Regulatory Plan: 2022-2024
Updating the list of required documents for foreign nationals seeking to become temporary residents in Canada

Enabling Act: Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

Description of the objective

Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations to include an additional document under the list of accepted documents that a foreign national seeking to become a temporary resident must hold.

Regulatory cooperation efforts (domestic and international)

Regulatory cooperation efforts are not required.

Potential impacts on Canadians, including businesses

There are no expected impacts to Canadians or businesses.


This Order aligns with broader Government of Canada initiatives on traveller facilitation for which consultations were held with interested stakeholders.

Departmental contact information

Helen Robertson
Director, Migration Control and Horizontal Policy
Admissibility Branch
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Date the regulatory initiative was first included in the Forward Regulatory Plan: April 1, 2019

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