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Due to COVID-19, anyone in Canada applying for temporary residence is exempt from giving biometrics.

Date modified: 2020-07-15

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Program delivery instructions

Date modified: 2020-06-12

Travel restriction measures: COVID-19 program delivery

Date modified: 2020-06-22

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Travel restrictions affecting foreign nationals

Travel for an optional or discretionary purpose

Definition of immediate family members

Travel restriction exemptions for those departing from a country other than the U.S.

Immediate family members of Canadian citizens and permanent residents

Family reunification

International students

Temporary workers

Permanent resident visa holders

Accredited officials

Protected persons

National interest

Transit passengers

Crew members and foreign nationals entering Canada to become crew members

Members of the Canadian Forces or a visiting force as defined in section 2 of the Visiting Forces Act and the immediate family members of those members

Canadian citizens travelling on a foreign passport

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December 16,2019