Temporary Entry to Canada

Temporary Entry to Canada covers all aspects of temporary status relating to foreign nationals. You will use your ability to read and interpret legislation gained in the introductory course. Specifically, in this course breaks you will learn about visas and visitor status, including conditions and visa requirements for temporary residency,  the medical examination requirement, preparing visa applications, family members, status applications, extension of status, and dealing with complications by way of temporary resident permits.  You will learn about the concept of ‘work’ and how this applies to the Labour Market Impact Assessment, including work permits and what it means to be work permit-exempt. You will also learn about temporary foreign workers, and other ‘exempt’ categories. Finally, the course focuses on students and student permits, including how to prepare study permits applications, extend their status and deal with complications which may arise.

This course has been approved by the Law Society of BC for 18 CPD hours.

This course is required to complete the UBC Certificate in Immigration: Laws, Policies and Procedures.

Course Format

This course is offered in 2 formats: in-class/online and 100% online. However not every format will be offered each term.

Six days prior to the course start date, you will receive a course welcome letter email with instructions on how to access the course online in Canvas (online learning system).

Available Sessions

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