Application for a Temporary Resident Visa – Checklist

Complete and place this checklist on top of your application.

For information, forms and instructions, please consult the website of one of our visa offices: Los Angeles, New York or Washington, DC.

Failure to submit all required documentation may result in the refusal of your application or processing delays.

Unless otherwise indicated, submit only photocopies of the documents requested. The documents you provide with your application will not be returned.

Documents not in English or French must be accompanied by a certified translation. Provide both a photocopy of the original document and the translation in English or French.

False statements or submission of fraudulent documents will result in refusal and may lead to legal action against you.

We do not offer pre-assessment or counselling services. Submit your completed application with all your supporting documents and the appropriate fees and an Immigration Officer will assess it.

You must submit the following items:

Applicants who need to give their biometrics do not need to submit paper photographs.
 

If applicable, please also submit:

If you are in the United States with B1/B2 status, please also submit proof of ties to your country of usual residence. This should include (but is not limited to):

 

If you are in the United States with F-1 or M-1 status, please also submit

 

If you are in the United States with G-4 status, please also submit

 

If you are in the United States with H-1 status, please also submit

 

If you are in the United States with J-1 status, please also submit

If you are in the United States with L-1 status, please also submit

If you are in the United States and the holder of a blue-covered refugee travel document, please also submit:

If you are in Canada with a study permit and are applying for a temporary resident visa to travel abroad, please submit:

If you are in Canada with a work permit and are applying for a temporary resident visa to travel abroad, please submit: