What is Dual Intent Video

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There are many different circumstances that can lead to permanent residency in Canada. However, the process of obtaining permanent residency in Canada can be a timely process and often applicants would like to either stay in Canada or visit Canada prior to officially obtaining their permanent residency. Watch our video below on what dual intent entails, how dual intent is assessed by Canadian Immigration, how refusals of dual intent work, and much more.

What is Dual Intent Video

In most cases, dual intent is often thought to be contradictory. However, there is a reason for dual intent. Dual intent is defined as having a permanent residency application in process but also applying for temporary status. Essentially, the applicant would then indicate an intention to reside in Canada permanently but also temporarily, both at the same time. An example of dual intent is when an applicant is waiting for the results of their permanent residency application and they would like to visit Canada for a short period. Therefore, they then apply for a Temporary Resident Visa or apply for an Electronic Travel Authorization, if they are from a visa-exempt country. This intention is actually acceptable so long as the applicant intends on leaving Canada at the end of their authorized period of stay. Keep in mind, the same circumstance applies for applicants who would like to work or study in Canada while they await the decision of their permanent residency application.

If you have applied for permanent residency in Canada but would also like to temporarily visit Canada and are unsure of what documents to include with your application or how to get started then please don’t hesitate to contact us at 416-477-2545. Our immigration experts will be glad to assist you with your immigration matter.

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