Application for a Verification of Status (VOS) or Replacement of an Immigration Document

As of January 29th 2016, you are no longer able to order new Payment Receipt forms (IMM 5401) from CIC.

Canadian Financial Institutions will continue to accept previously ordered IMM 5401 Payment Receipt forms until March 31st 2016.

As of April 1st, 2016, you will be required to pay Immigration and Citizenship fees online through CIC’s ePayment tool. Visit Pay your fees for more information.

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This application package includes:

Note: Do not use this application if you are asking for changes to your Immigrant Visa and Record of Landing (IMM 1000) or your Confirmation of Permanent Residence (IMM 5292 or IMM 5688). Instead, fill out the Request to Amend the Record of Landing, Confirmation of Permanent Residence or Valid Temporary Resident Documents (IMM 5218).

Use this application for to get a Verification of Status document ($30 fee) or a replacement of a temporary resident document. See the list of information that could be found in a VOS document.

Use this application to get a Verification of Status or a replacement of a temporary resident document. See a list of documents you can get copies of.

The Instruction Guide tells you what you need to prove your status if you are a permanent resident travelling outside Canada.


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