Application for Temporary Resident Visa [IMM5257]
The same form is used for applications from inside and outside Canada.
Valid passport and study permit
If your passport and/or study permit are expiring, renew them first before applying for TRV.
You cannot apply for a study permit and a TRV at the same if applying from inside Canada.
Official Transcript: A transcript is your academic record at the University of Toronto. The most updated official transcripts may be requested via Acorn. Printing your transcript directly from ACORN is considered an "unofficial" copy of your transcript and is not accepted by CIC.
Proof of means of financial support: You'll need to show you can cover the cost of one year in Canada including school tuition plus CAD $ 10,000 (for living expenses) by submitting a bank statements or other proof that indicates you have sufficient funds. If a family member or an institution is providing you with the money, include their letter of support along with the proof of sufficient funds in their names. You need to provide proof of an additional $4000 for your spouse and $3000 for each additional dependent if accompanying you to Canada.
Letter of Enrollment/registration for returning students (Proof of next term enrollment): Returning international students are required to provide a Letter of Enrollment/registration from the Office of Registrar confirming their status at the University. Even if you are not registered for next academic term, your current registration or your eligibility to return for next term is sufficient. Submit the Letter Request Form to have the letter ready for pick up or to be mailed or emailed to you.
Proof of Medical Exam (if applicable): You are required to provide proof of medical exam only if:
You have lived in a designated country or territory for more than six months within the last 12 months.
UCI: also known as “Client ID”, appears on your study and work permit if you already have one.
Document Number: Starts with the letter “F” followed by nine numbers on study permits.
Visa requested: Select “Visitor Visa”
Details of Visit to Canada: Returning Student
Institution I will visit: University of Toronto
Relationship to me: My University
Address in Canada: UTSC Address
Employment: Write “Student” under current activity/employment and list University of Toronto as current institution/employer
No signature is required for online applications: Upload the form without signing after validating it. If applying on paper, please validate the form, print and sign it.