Extended Grace Period for Restoration of Status

Canada has extended the grace period even more! Click here for more information.

The government of Canada has added a new measure to assist foreign nationals who are in Canada. Generally, if you stay in Canada past the expiry of your status, you need to apply for a Restoration of Status. However, you only have 90 days to apply. Of course, if you go beyond 90 days, you need to leave Canada. Nonetheless, if you choose to stay in Canada, then you could face a removal order.

How this new measure affects the Restoration of Status?

According to IRCC, the coronavirus pandemic has made it difficult for many people to submit their complete Restoration of Status applications in a timely fashion. Of course, many of those people are also facing difficulty going back home due to travel restrictions. Therefore, the government allows them to submit their “Restoration of Status” application by December 31, 2020.

Who may benefit from these changes?

You may only benefit from this measure if your status expired after January 30, 2020. Of course, these changes cover international students, temporary foreign workers and visitors.

What is a Restoration of Status application?

If you are not familiar with this concept, consider visiting the following pages for relevant articles and videos:

Canada Immigration News: Further Resources

Consider visiting the following links for more information:

Important notes about Canada Immigration News

Note: Our news stories are time-sensitive. Make sure to check out the release or update date of the post.

If you wish to visit or move to Canada, please fill out our free assessment form. We will review it for free, but we will contact you only if we find an opportunity for you. Alternatively, you may book a consultation session. Consultation sessions are not free, but you will receive formal advice from a licenced practitioner.

Do you have a newsworthy item?

Please fill out the following form and report any immigration news related to Canada to us. Of course, we will review every report and decide whether to publish it or not. Regardless, we will contact you in response to your stories.

    Your Name (required)

    Your Email (required)

    Have you entered your email address correctly?

    Your WhatsApp Number (Optional)

    Subject
    News on immigration to Canada

    What is the matter you would like to share with us? Please explain in detail:

    Disclaimer:
    This Canada immigration news article provides information of a general nature only. Considering the fluid nature of the immigration world, it may no longer be current. Of course, the item does not give legal advice. Therefore, do not rely on it as legal advice or immigration advice. Consequently, no one could hold us accountable for the content of these articles. Of course, if you have specific legal questions, you must consult a lawyer. Alternatively, if you are looking for immigration advice, book an appointment.

    The characters and places in the articles:
    All the characters and locations in the articles are fictional, unless otherwise clearly stated. Therefore, any resemblance in names, dates, and places is coincidental.

    Important Notes:
    For our official addresses, trust this website only. We currently do not have anywhere in this world. Therefore, anyone who claims to be our agent is committing fraud. Also, note that we do not issue any work permits or study permits or similar documents. The government of Canada has the sole authority to issue such material.

    Related Posts

    Status requirements for inland spousal applicants in Canada

    Feb 25, 2021

    Canada travel restrictions: Uniting with a temporary resident

    Feb 23, 2021

    The list of quarantine hotels in Canada: Mandatory stay for air travellers

    Feb 21, 2021

    Forging documents for immigration to Canada

    Feb 18, 2021

    If you wish to visit or move to Canada, please fill out our free assessment form. We will review it for free, but we will contact you only if we find an opportunity for you. Alternatively, you may book a consultation session. Consultation sessions are not free, but you will receive formal advice from a licenced practitioner.

    Al Parsai, MA, DTM, RCIC
    Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant
    Ashton College Instructor – Immigration Consulting
    Author – 88 Tips on Immigration to Canada

    Fill our Free Canada Immigration Assessment Form in your language!

    Disclaimer:
    This article provides information of a general nature only. Considering the fluid nature of the immigration world, it may no longer be current. Of course, the item does not give legal advice. Therefore, do not rely on it as legal advice or immigration advice. Consequently, no one could hold us accountable for the content of these articles. Of course, if you have specific legal questions, you must consult a lawyer. Alternatively, if you are looking for immigration advice, book an appointment.

    The characters and places in the articles:
    All the characters and locations in the articles are fictional, unless otherwise clearly stated. Therefore, any resemblance in names, dates, and places is coincidental.

    Important Notes:
    For our official addresses, trust this website only. We currently do not have offices outside Canada. Therefore, anyone who claims to be our agent is committing fraud. Also, note that we do not issue any work permits or study permits or similar documents. The government of Canada has the sole authority to issue such material.

    Click to read the disclaimer.

    Al Parsai

    Al Parsai is a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) in Toronto, Canada. He also teaches the official immigration consulting courses at Ashton College in Vancouver, Canada. Al who holds a Masters degree from Yorkville University is a member of ICCRC and CAPIC organizations. Al, the CEO of Parsai Immigration Services, has represented hundreds of applicants from more than 30 countries to the immigration authorities since January 2011.