Application to Change Conditions or Extend Your Stay in Canada as a Worker

If you are in Canada and need to extend your Work Permit and renew your Temporary Resident Visa (TRV), submit a separate application for the new TRV to the Case Processing Centre in Ottawa only after we have approved the extension of your Work Permit.

Find out if you are eligible to apply online

This application package includes:

Use this application if you are a temporary resident who is already in Canada and you want to:

  • extend your stay,
  • change the conditions of your stay,
  • change your type of temporary status or
  • correct problems with your status.

It is important to apply before your current status expires.

New: There are two ways you can change conditions or extend your stay in Canada as a worker.

Option 2

Note: You can only get the application package from our website.


  • Use the Application to Change Conditions, Extend My Stay or Remain in Canada as a Worker [IMM 5710] form. You can fill it out and save it using a computer. You will need Adobe Reader 10 or higher. You must also turn JavaScript on.
  • Filling out the form on a computer is easier than filling it out by hand. It reduces the risk of mistakes that can slow down the application process.
  • Trouble downloading? Right-click the link and select “Save Target As…”

To make sure you submit all the pages of the form with your application package, follow these steps.

  1. Click the “Validate” button at the top or bottom of the form.

    Note: Validating the form before printing makes sure that you have answered all the questions. This will help you to avoid delays in processing your application.

  2. A last page with barcodes and a signature line will automatically be created.
  3. Print, sign and date the form.
  4. For best results:
    • print on white, bond-quality, non-glossy paper and
    • use a laser printer.
  5. Place the barcode page on top of your package. If you have more than one package, place a separate barcode page on each one.

Find out more about the barcode form.


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