There is no fee waiver for any temporary residence applications or extensions.
Foreign nationals who are in Canada and whose temporary resident status may soon expire may apply for an extension so that they may maintain their temporary resident status in Canada. As per current guidelines, applicants must apply online and must meet all requirements, including associated fees.
Foreign nationals who have an extension application currently in progress will benefit from implied status and may remain in Canada until a decision is rendered on their application; therefore, expedited processing is not required.
Foreign nationals whose temporary resident status has expired may apply for restoration. They must pay the associated fee.
The officer proceeds with the assessment of the application (medical results, bona fides, etc.).
If all other requirements are met, the officer issues a visitor record (or appropriate permit) outlining the conditions for the restoration of status. The document is mailed to the client.
The Minister’s delegate decides on a disposition for the case. The following options are available:
**From Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada