Program delivery update: Clarifying when a foreign national receives temporary resident status

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada staff. It is posted on the Department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

July 16, 2018

The temporary resident status program delivery instructions (PDI) have been updated to provide clarification on the difference between a temporary resident visa and temporary resident status. The PDI now include information regarding at what point a foreign national receives temporary resident status at automated and non-automated ports of entry.

Updated instructions

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