What is the IMM 5257 form?
IMM 5257 pdf form is a Visitor Visa application for individuals who want to temporarily travel to Canada. If you wish to visit Canada on a temporary purpose like tourism, visiting a family member (see how to write an invitation letter) or friends and etc., then you will need to use the IMM 5257 form to create an application for Temporary Residency.
A visitor visa is an official document that will be stamped on your passport. It shows that you meet the basic requirements needed to travel to Canada. And this is a visa that many visitors will require, regardless of their projected length of stay in the country.DOWNLOAD IMM 5257
Who needs to fill the IMM5257e pdf?
You will fill the IMM 5257 schedule 1 form to get a Visitor Visa (CIC TRV) to visit Canada. If you are not a Canadian citizen (see the checklist – CIT 0007) or permanent resident (IMM 5444 form), then you may need to obtain a visa to enter Canada. Applying for a visitor resident visa is quite easy as you can arrange everything prior to your visit to the country. You can download the IMM 5257 pdf from the official website. You can also
Here are the following requirements that will be necessary for the application for a visitor visa, (temporary resident visa) made outside of Canada, for Annexe 1, (IMM5257f).
In order to be successful in obtaining the visitor visa you must meet the following criteria:
- You must have a valid passport or equivalent travel documents;
- Proof of medical fitness or good health;
- Proving your financial or economic ties such as employment, real estate, family, or financial assets. These will ensure your return to your country of origin;
- Proving your intent of leaving Canada at the agreed end of your visit;
- Having no prior history of criminal or immigration-related offenses or convictions;
- Proving that you have enough funds for the duration of your stay in Canada.
Applicants may be required to take a physical examination. They might also need a letter of invitation from a sponsor (IMM 5525) who lives in the country as well. In addition, you will need to give your biometrics.
How to fill and sign the IMM 5257 online?
By using the IMM5257e form or imm5257b_1, you can apply for a visitor visa, transit visa, and as well as super visa. You can submit your application in two ways: online or paper-based.
If you wish to apply online, you will need to have a scanner or camera in order to create and sign electronic copies of your documents. Also, it is necessary to have a valid credit card to pay the fees.
However, if you choose to submit a paper-based application, then you can start preparing your application package after reading this instruction guide (IMM 5256 form). Please note that if you are a permanent resident of Canada and currently outside the country, you cannot apply for a visitor visa without a valid PR card form. Instead, you need to apply for a permanent resident travel document in order to be able to return to Canada.
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