Who needs an IMM 5257 Form?
The IMM 5257 Schedule 1 Form, Application for a Temporary Resident Visa, is a form in which a person willing to receive temporary resident status has to disclose personal information to the Citizenship and Immigration Office. Everyone wanting to be a temporary resident must apply using this document.
If you are the principal applicant make sure that your spouse or child older than 18 also fills out a copy of the form.
What is the IMM 5257 Form for?
This form is used as an application for a temporary resident visa so it just provides the Citizenship and Immigration Canada Office with all required information that will be used for the applicant’s evaluation in regard to the existing migration legislation.
Is the IMM 5257 Form accompanied by other forms?
Form IMM 5476 must be filed along with this form in case the applicant wants to authorize the release of information from his case file to some representative.
How do I fill out IMM 5257 Form?
The following information must be provided in order to complete the form correctly:
Personal information on the applicant and the spouse or common-law partner and children (including names, sex, date of birth, passport number, and marital status);
Indication of the purpose of visit to Canada;
Information on terms on which the applicant would spend in Canada;
Information on funds available for applicant’s stay in Canada;
Information on residential address (if it’s different from the mailing address);
Applicant’s job information;
Immigration status of applicant(s) in country where applying;
Information on any person or institution that the applicant will visit during the stay in Canada;
Information on whether any family member accompanying the applicant lived in any other country than applicant’s form more than six months during the last five years;
Once completed, the declaration that the applicant has answered all questions fully and truthfully must be signed. After that, the form must be dated.
Where do I send IMM 5257 Form?
Once completed and signed, send this form to the appropriate Canadian migration institution situated in a foreign country.