Update to special measures related to flight PS752

Last updated: November 10, 2020

Ottawa, September 25, 2020—IRCC has put in place special measures to help foreign national family members of victims of Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 who are stuck in Canada due to global pandemic border closures.

Who these special measures are for

How to qualify

You can apply to extend or restore your status at no cost if

You must submit an application.

If you qualify, these application fees will be waived:

How to apply

You have until January 16, 2021 to have your status extended or restored or to be issued a TRP at no cost.

Extend your stay

If you were legally admitted to Canada between January 10 and June 30, 2020, under the previous measures, you can apply for an extension of your temporary resident status.

You must submit your application before your current status expires. When you apply, you’ll benefit from “implied status” until your application is processed.

Restore your status

If your temporary resident status has expired, you can restore your status if it’s within 90 days of the expiry date.

Apply for an initial or subsequent temporary resident permit

If you were admitted to Canada on a TRP or now require a TRP, you can submit an application to remain in Canada as a TRP holder.

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