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.

5. Get your TRV

You will need to mail your passport to get your TRV.

Important: Do not send your passport before you receive written confirmation from the IRCC that your TRV has been approved.

 How to mail your passport

  1. Purchase two Canada Post Xpresspost prepaid 24 x 32 cm Xpresspost-National envelopes at any Canada Post location. (e.g., the University Village pharmacy at 5754 University Blvd.)
  2. Put one envelope with your address inside the other so that the IRCC can return your passport securely.