Tutorial: How to apply for a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) from within Canada Tutorial

Step-by-step instructions, required documents, and other important information about applying for your TRV.

2. Create your document checklist

To create your document checklist, decide how you will apply and follow the corresponding instructions down below.

If you are applying online

1. Create a MyCIC account on the IRCC website.

2. Complete the questionnaire to generate a checklist of application forms and required documents.

Important: When answering the question “what would you like to do in Canada?” on the online questionnaire, please answer “study” to the question. Answering “visit” will generate the wrong document checklist.

3. After completing the questionnaire, you will be guided to a screen titled "Your document checklist".  

If you are applying by paper

If applying by paper, see document checklist [IMM5721].