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					                                     How to apply
Application forms are available on our website at www.iran.gc.ca .

Applications for temporary resident/visitor visa, study permit, work permit and returning
residents travel document may be submitted by one of the available courier services in Iran
such as Aramex (www.aramex.com), DHL (www.dhl.com ), and TPG (www.tpg.ir ) or
may be submitted in person. Effective March 07, 2010, in person applications are only
possible by prior appointment booking.

To book an appointment, please make sure that you know which type of visa you would
like to apply for and your travel dates. Please note that you should have already paid the
relevant visa fee so that you have your receipt number. Also, please have your passport
number, your complete name and your date of birth according to your passport.

To book an appointment, please include all the above information in your e-mail to
tehran-im-appointment@international.gc.ca

Please read the information on this application kit carefully and provide the
required/requested documents.

Please complete the forms thoroughly. You are personally responsible for the information
provided on the application.

Please include everything that you wish to be considered when you apply, such as any
letters of support. Letters sent, faxed or emailed directly to this office will not be
considered. Please do not send any documents by mail, fax or e-mail unless specifically
asked by the Visa Section.

You do not need to submit your application yourself on the appointment date. For more
information on how another person may bring and/or pick up your documents for you,
please refer to the end of this sheet under “Important”.

If you have been recently refused a visa, we would suggest that you reapply only if your
situation has changed substantively or you have significant new information to submit.
                                  Processing Times
After submission of an application, applicants will hear back from us within 3 weeks with
either an interim decision requesting further information or a final decision. Some
applicants may receive a final decision in less than 3 weeks.

We recommend that applicants apply as early as possible. For example, some applicants
may require medical examination which can add 4 weeks of additional processing time.

Those attending conferences, weddings, or any other events with fixed dates are
recommended to apply as soon as the expected travel date is known.


                                       Passports
Passports are needed while we process your application.

If you change your passport after submitting your application, you must advise us
immediately and provide your new passport. Otherwise, if the visa needs to be reprinted,
you will have to pay a reprint fee.



                                      Important
You can ask a friend or relative to drop off your application on the appointment date or
pick up your documents and passport. To protect your privacy, you must submit a “Use of
Representative” form along with your application. This form states that you permit the
release of your personal information, documents and passports to the person who is named
in the form. A copy of this form along with the applicant’s ID card must be
presented whenever that person comes to the Embassy on your behalf.
The        "Use       of       Representative"      form       is       available     at:
http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/pdf/kits/forms/IMM5476E.PDF

Note: The Privacy Act of Canada prohibits the disclosure of information contained on an
applicant's file without his or her consent. For more information about the Privacy Act,
please refer to the website of Citizenship and Immigration Canada at www.cic.gc.ca .
                            APPLICATION FOR A TEMPORARY RESIDENT VISA – CHECKLIST
• Complete and place this checklist on top of your application.
• Any document not in English or French must be accompanied by a certified translation.
• Decisions are made on the basis of the information available on file. Failure to submit all required
  documentation may result in the refusal of your application and processing delays.
• Do not finalise travel plans unless you have received your visa from the Embassy.

     All applicants must submit the following:                                                                    T
     1.   Application for a Temporary Resident Visa Made Outside of Canada form (IMM5257)
          Husbands, wives and children under 18 may use the same IMM 5253 form. Children 18 years or older
          must submit their own separate application.

     2.    Temporary Resident Visa Additional Information form

     3.    Additional Family Information form (IMM 5406)
          All applicants aged 18 years or older are required to complete this form.

     4.   If a minor child is travelling with only one parent or without their parents, custody documents or
          notarised permission from the other parent or both parents, as applicable. The form Declaration
          From Non-accompanying parent/guardian for minors travelling to Canada if applicable.


     5.    Photos:
          Two recent passport style photographs (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm) on a plain white background for each
          applicant. Photographs that have been retouched and do not resemble the applicant are not
          acceptable.
     6.    Processing fee receipt – Ensure that you have paid the correct fee and include the original of your
          receipt.
     7.   Return airway bill and Self-addressed envelope if you wish to receive the final decision, your
          passport and your documents by courier service (Aramex, DHL, TPG, etc.)


     8.    Original passport and photocopies of the first page (biodata page) for yourself and each family
          member requesting a visa and photocopies of pages in old or current passports showing visas issued in
          the past 5 years.
          * Each person on the application must have his/her own separate passport.
          Note: Your passport should have at least two blank pages. It is important to ensure that your
          passport has sufficient validity to meet the exit requirements of the government of Iran.

     9.    Copies of all pages of the Shenasnameh (birth certificate) for each applicant.

     10. Proof of financial situation for yourself and your spouse:
         Recent original bank statements issued within one month prior to the application for any/all bank
         accounts (current or saving accounts, short term and/or long term deposits). Bank statements should
         show your name and/or your spouse’s name, the date the account was opened, the account balance,
         average balance and/or turnover.

          Proof of assets for yourself and your spouse (No need to translate title deeds)
          If you or your spouse own properties, please provide detailed explanation on a separate sheet of
           paper. Do not submit original title deeds.



     11. Proof of any sources of income (business, pay stubs, pension, rental, etc.)

          Proof of employment for yourself and your spouse:
          Recent original letter of employment. The letter should show the job position, salary, length of
          employment and other details.
                                                     AND/OR


 Proof of business ownership for yourself and your spouse:
   Copy of your business license and a letter of confirmation from guild/union, official notice in the
   gazette, insurance lists of employees, or other business documents such as contracts providing proof
   of income from a business. Recent original bank statements for the business (showing turnover,
   balance etc.) issued within one month prior to the application for any/all bank accounts.
                                                      .
                                                  AND/OR

      Proof of income from other sources:
      For example, copy of current valid pension documents; and/or proof of income from rental properties;
      and/or proof of interest from bank accounts, and/or certified letter from bank regarding participation
      bonds, etc.

Applicants for family visits may also submit the following:                                                    T
12. Invitation Letter from your host in Canada.
      Note: the letter of invitation does not need to be notarized.
13. Proof of your hosts’ status in Canada (if applicable)
      Copies of their Canadian permanent resident card (back and front)
      Copies of their Canadian citizenship card or Canadian passport.
      Copies of their temporary resident status documents (i.e., study permit or temporary work permit).
14. Proof of income for your hosts
    Copy of their most recent Canada Revenue Agency Notice of Assessment. If not available, T4 and
    employment letter stating salary and accompanied by recent pay stubs.

15. Proof of the financial situation of your hosts and their ability to pay for your visit:
    Recent bank statements for savings accounts, short term and/or long term deposits that show their
    name, account balance and the date the account was opened
Applicants for business visits (business meetings, conferences or interviews with provincial                   T
authorities) must also submit the following:
16. Invitation letter from Canada the letter should provide detailed information about the purpose of the
    trip, the dates and locations of any planned meetings, the names and addresses of the contact
    person(s) in Canada, plus accommodation and living expense details.

17. Letter from your employer or sponsoring organization in Iran, if applicable:
   The letter should provide detailed information about the purpose of the trip, the dates and locations
    of any planned meetings, the names and addresses of the contact person(s) in Canada, plus
    accommodation and living expense details.

18.     Travel itinerary while in Canada
       Please provide written explanation of the details of dates and locations that you will be visiting
       including any travel plans you may have other than your business, including visiting relatives,
       friends, etc.
              Citizenship and                Citoyenneté et                                                                                                                                          PAGE 1 OF/DE 3
              Immigration Canada             Immigration Canada                                                                                                              PROTECTED WHEN COMPLETED
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              APPLICATION FOR A TEMPORARY RESIDENT VISA MADE OUTSIDE OF CANADA
              DEMANDE DE VISA DE RÉSIDENT TEMPORAIRE PRÉSENTÉE À L'EXTÉRIEUR DU CANADA
 I want service in:                       English                French           This form must be completed in English or French                          File - Référence
 Je veux être servi(e) en :               Anglais                Français         Ce formulaire doit être rempli en français ou en anglais

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                   Single entry visa(s) requested                                       Multiple entry visa(s) requested                                      Transit visa(s) requested
                   Visa(s) pour un seul séjour demandé(s)                               Visa(s) pour entrées multiples demandé(s)                             Visa(s) de transit demandé(s)

 2                                                     APPLICANT                                               SPOUSE OR COMMON-LAW PARTNER AND CHILDREN
                                                       REQUÉRANT                                                 CONJOINT OU CONJOINT DE FAIT ET ENFANTS

 Family name
 Nom de famille

 First name
 Prénom

 Second name
 Autre prénom

 Relationship                                                  SELF
 Lien de parenté                                             LUI-MÊME
 Sex
 Sexe
                                             D-J             M          Y-A             D-J         M              Y-A             D-J          M              Y-A              D-J         M              Y-A
 Date of birth
 Date de naissance

 Place of birth
 Lieu de naissance

 Citizenship
 Citoyenneté

 Passport no.
 N° de passeport

 Passport expiry date                        D-J             M          Y-A             D-J         M              Y-A             D-J          M              Y-A              D-J         M              Y-A
 Date d'expiration du passeport

 Marital status
 État matrimonial

                       Will accompany you to Canada?                                             Yes             No                          Yes             No                           Yes            No
                       Vous accompagnera au Canada?                                              Oui             Non                         Oui             Non                          Oui            Non
 3   The purpose of my visit to Canada is - Objet de ma visite au Canada

         Tourism                       Business                      Other (Provide details below)
         Tourisme                      Affaires                      Autre (Précisez ci-dessous)
 4   Indicate how long you plan to stay in Canada                                                                                D-J        M             Y-A                       D-J         M            Y-A
                                                                                                                       From                                                To
     Veuillez indiquer pour combien de temps vous planifiez de rester au Canada                                        De                                                  À
 5   Funds available for my stay in Canada                                                                                           CDN $
     Je dispose, pour mon séjour au Canada, de                                                                                       $ CAN
 6   My current mailing address. All correspondence will go to this address unless you indicate your e-mail address below, thereby authorizing       7   My residential address (if different from your mailing address)
     correspondence, including file and personal information, be provided to the specified e-mail address. If you wish to authorize the release of       Mon adresse personnelle (si elle est différente de votre
     information from your case file to a representative, indicate their address below and on the form IMM 5476.                                         adresse postale)
     Mon adresse postale actuelle. Toute la correspondance sera envoyée à cette adresse, sauf si vous fournissez une adresse de courriel,
     auquel cas la correspondance autorisée, y compris vos renseignements personnels, sera envoyée à cette adresse de courriel. Si vous
     désirez autoriser la transmission de renseignements concernant votre dossier à un représentant, indiquez son adresse ci-dessous et sur le
     formulaire IMM 5476.




 E-mail                                                                             Telephone number                                                 Fax number
 Courriel                                                                           Numéro de téléphone                                              Numéro de télécopieur

                                                                                                                                                DO NOT WRITE IN THIS SPACE
                                                                                                                                                    ESPACE RÉSERVÉ




                                                 Applicant                                                                                               Officer - Agent

                                                 THIS FORM HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED BY THE MINISTER OF CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION
IMM 5257 (10-2006) B                                FORMULAIRE ÉTABLI PAR LE MINISTRE DE LA CITOYENNETÉ ET DE L'IMMIGRATION
                                                                                                                                                                                      PAGE 2 OF/DE 3
 8   a)   Immigration status of applicant(s) in country where applying:                                                 b)   Valid until                D-J      M             Y-A
          Statut par rapport à l'immigration du (des) requérant(s) dans le pays où la demande est présentée                  Valide jusqu'au

          Citizen             Permanent resident               Temporary Resident                   Worker                       Student
          Citoyen             Résident permanent               Résident Temporaire                  Travailleur                  Étudiant
 9   My present job (Give the job title and a brief description of your position)                          10 Name and address of my present employer or school
     Ma profession actuelle (Indiquer le titre de votre emploi et une brève description du poste)                 Nom et adresse de mon employeur actuel ou de l'établissement d'enseignement




11 Name, address and relationship of any person(s) or institution I will visit are
   Nom, adresse et lien de parenté de toute personne à qui je rendrai visite ou nom et adresse de tout établissement que je visiterai
 Name - Nom                             Address in Canada - Adresse au Canada                                                                     Relationship to me - Lien de parenté




12                                                                                                                                                                   "X" THE APPROPRIATE BOX
                                                                                                                                                              INSCRIRE « X » DANS LA CASE APPROPRIÉE

                                                                                                                                                                                  YES              NO
     a)   Within the past two years, have you or a family member had tuberculosis of the lung or been in close contact with a person with tuberculosis of the lung?               OUI              NON
          Au cours des deux dernières années, avez-vous eu, vous ou un des membres de votre famille, la tuberculose pulmonaire ou été en contact avec une
          personne qui a la tuberculose pulmonaire?
                                                                                                                                                                                  YES              NO
     b)   Do you or an accompanying family member have any physical or mental disorder for which that person will require social and/or health services, other                    OUI              NON
          than medication, during the stay?
          Avez-vous, vous ou un des membres de votre famille qui vous accompagne, un trouble physique ou mental qui nécessiterait des services sociaux
          et/ou des soins de santé autres que des médicaments durant le séjour?
     Have you or any member of your family ever:
     Est-ce que vous-même ou tout membre de votre famille :
                                                                                                                                                                                  YES              NO
     c)   Committed, been arrested or charged with any criminal offence in any country?
          Avez-vous commis, ou avez-vous été arrêté pour avoir commis ou accusé d'avoir commis une infraction pénale quelconque dans n'importe quel pays?                         OUI              NON

                                                                                                                                                                                  YES              NO
     d)   Been refused admission to, or ordered to leave Canada?
          Vous a-t-on jamais refusé l'admission au Canada, ou enjoint de quitter le Canada?                                                                                       OUI              NON

                                                                                                                                                                                  YES              NO
     e)   Applied for any Canadian Immigration visas
          (e.g. Permanent Resident, Student, Worker, Temporary Resident (visitor), Temporary Resident Permit)?                                                                    OUI              NON
          Avez-vous demandé un visa canadien auparavant?
          (par exemple, un visa de résident permanent, d'étudiant, de travailleur, de résident temporaire [visiteur] ou un permis de séjour temporaire)?
                                                                                                                                                                                  YES              NO
     f)   Been refused a visa to travel to Canada?
          Vous a-t-on jamais refusé un visa pour le Canada?                                                                                                                       OUI              NON

                                                                                                                                                                                  YES              NO
     g)   In periods of either peace or war, have you ever been involved in the commission of a war crime or crime against humanity, such as: willful killing,
                                                                                                                                                                                  OUI              NON
          torture, attacks upon, enslavement, starvation or other inhumane acts committed against civilians or prisoners of war; or deportation of civilians?
          En période de paix ou de guerre, avez-vous déjà participé à la commission d'un crime de guerre ou d'un crime contre l'humanité, c'est-à-dire de tout
          acte inhumain commis contre des populations civiles ou des prisonniers de guerre, par exemple, l'assassinat, la torture, l'agression, la réduction en
          esclavage ou la privation de nourriture, etc., ou encore participé à la déportation de civils?

     If you answer "yes" to any of the questions c) to g) above, you must provide details in the box below marked "Related information".
     Si vous répondez « oui » à l’une ou plusieurs des questions c) à g) ci-dessus, vous devez fournir des détails dans cette case « Détails ».
     Related information - Détails




13 During the past five years have you or any family member accompanying you lived in any other country than your country of
     citizenship or permanent residence for more than six months?
     Au cours des cinq dernières années, avez-vous ou n'importe quel membre de votre famille vous accompagnant a-t-il vécu                                                            YES           NO
     dans un autre pays que votre pays de citoyenneté ou de résidence permanente pendant plus de six mois?
                                                                                                                                                                                      OUI           NON
     If answer to question 13 is "yes", list countries and length of stay
     Si la réponse à la case 13 est affirmative, indiquer le nom de ces pays et la durée du séjour

                                        Name                                                                 Country                                    Length of stay - Durée du séjour
                                        Nom                                                                   Pays                                  From - De                         To - À
                                                                                                                                            D-J     M         Y-A        D-J      M               Y-A




14 I declare that I have answered all questions                                                                                                                 D-J       M                 Y-A
     in this application fully and truthfully.
     Je déclare avoir donné des réponses exactes et
     complètes à toutes les questions de la présente demande.                             Signature of applicant - Signature du requérant                                      Date
                                                       This form has been established by the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration
                                                           Formulaire établi par le ministre de la Citoyenneté et de l'Immigration
     The information you provide on this form is collected under the authority of the               Les renseignements fournis sur ce formulaire sont recueillis en vertu de la Loi sur
     Immigration and Refugee Protection Act to determine if you may be admitted to                  l'immigration et la protection des réfugiés pour établir si vous êtes admissible au
     Canada as a temporary resident. It will be stored in Personal Information Bank CIC             Canada à titre de résident temporaire           Ils seront versés au fichier de
     PPU 051, Foreign Temporary Resident Records and Case File. It is protected and                 renseignements personnels CIC PPU 051, Dossier et fichier de résident temporaire.
     accessible under the Privacy Act and the Access to Information Act.                            Ils sont protégés et accessibles en vertu de la Loi sur la protection des
                                                                                                    renseignements personnels et de la Loi sur l'accès à l'information.
IMM 5257 (10-2006) B
           Citizenship and      Citoyenneté et                                                                     PAGE 3 OF/DE 3
           Immigration Canada   Immigration Canada

            APPLICATION FOR A TEMPORARY RESIDENT VISA MADE OUTSIDE OF CANADA
            DEMANDE DE VISA DE RÉSIDENT TEMPORAIRE PRÉSENTÉE À L'EXTÉRIEUR DU CANADA

            PLEASE PRINT AND ATTACH THIS PAGE WITH YOUR APPLICATION
            VEUILLEZ IMPRIMER ET ATTACHER CETTE PAGE À VOTRE DEMANDE


             DEPENDENT #1
             DÉPENDANT #1




                                                       Dependent1




             DEPENDENT #2
             DÉPENDANT #2




                                                       Dependent2




             DEPENDENT #3
             DÉPENDANT #3




                                                         Dependent3




                                   THIS FORM HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED BY THE MINISTER OF CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION
IMM 5257 (10-2006) B                  FORMULAIRE ÉTABLI PAR LE MINISTRE DE LA CITOYENNETÉ ET DE L'IMMIGRATION
                      TEMPORARY RESIDENT VISA ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SHEET
                        Please complete all questions. Use an additional sheet of paper if more space is required.

 15- Employment history during the past ten years: (please indicate if self-employed)
         From                          To                     Name, address and phone of                           Occupation                        Gross salary
      (month - year)              (month - year)                      employer                                     and position                      (per month)




16 - Education:
        From                           To                          Name and address of                         Type of institution               Degree or diploma
     (month - year)               (month - year)                       institution                                                                    issued




17. Employment history of your spouse during the past ten years: (please indicate if self-employed)
       From                           To                     Name, address and phone of                            Occupation                        Gross salary
    (month - year)               (month - year)                      employer                                      and position                      (per month)




18. Education of your spouse:
        From                           To                          Name and address of                         Type of institution               Degree or diploma
     (month - year)               (month - year)                       institution                                                                    issued




19- Have you or any member of your immediate family (father, mother, spouse, brother, sister, children) ever applied for a
Canadian visa (to visit/ work/ study/ immigrate) or been sponsored for an immigrant visa?

   9 NO            9 YES Please list names, dates and visa offices on a separate sheet of paper.


20- Do you or your spouse have any close relatives currently in Canada?

   9 NO            9 YES Please list names, addresses, telephone numbers and relationship on a separate sheet of paper.


21- Total number of your children now living in                            Iran:......................              Abroad: ............................

If abroad, please indicate country of residence:........................................................................................................

22- Please indicate language of choice if an interview is required:

  9 English           9 French           9 Farsi


23- Please list documents submitted in support                                       In this space, please attach two passport size photographs
          of this application:                                                                for each person included on this application.
                                                                            Fillable Form
            Citizenship and    Citoyenneté et
            Immigration Canada Immigration Canada

           ADDITIONAL FAMILY INFORMATION

Complete ALL names in English and in your native language (for example, Arabic, Cyrillic, Chinese, Chinese commercial/telegraphic code,
Korean, or Japanese characters). If additional space is required attach a separate sheet.
SECTION A

                                                                                                           Marital
                  Name                      Relationship     Date of birth       Place of birth                                        Present address
                                                                                                           status
                                                           Day Month     Year

                                             Applicant

                                               Spouse
                                             SEE NOTE 1

                                               Mother

                                               Father

 NOTE 1: If no spouse is listed in Section A, read and sign below.
 I certify that I do not have a spouse, former spouse or ex-spouse.
                                                                                                  Day      Month            Year


                                          Signature                                                            Date

SECTION B        CHILDREN (Include ALL sons and daughters, including ALL adopted and step-children, regardless of age or place of residence)
                                            Relationship
                                                                                                           Marital
                  Name                      SEE NOTE         Date of birth       Place of birth                                        Present address
                                                                                                           status
                                                  2        Day Month     Year




 NOTE 2: If no children are listed in Section B, read and sign below.
 I certify that I do not have any children, either natural or adopted.
                                                                                                  Day      Month            Year



                                          Signature                                                            Date

SECTION C          BROTHERS AND SISTERS (Including half - and step-brothers and sisters)

                                                                                                           Marital
                  Name                      Relationship     Date of birth       Place of birth                                        Present address
                                                                                                           status
                                                           Day Month     Year




SECTION D          CERTIFICATION
 I certify that the information contained on this document is complete, accurate and factual. I also realize that once this document has been completed and signed
 that it will form part of my Immigration Record and will be used to verify my family details on future applications.
                                                                                            Day    Month             Year


                                          Signature                                                     Date


IMM 5406 (09-1999) E                                             (DISPONIBLE EN FRANÇAIS - IMM 5406 F)

				
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