Foreigners can now Enter in Canada. Foreign Officials and their family members can now enter in Canada. New update has been released by Canadian Immigration.
Canadian borders are not opened for everyone. In fact only foreign officials, diplomats, representatives and their immediate family members are allowed to enter in Canada.
They are allowed if they are member of United Nations or its agencies whose Canada is also a member of it. They will be checked and examined by the chief protocol officer of Canadian Immigration.
All foreign officials can come to Canada in this current situation but they need to get TRV (Temporary Residence Visa) to enter.
TRV must be coded with one of the following code i.e. D-1 or O-1, that they are a member of consulate or working as a consular.
Which Foreigners Can Enter?
Canada has broadened the definition of immediate family during the corona-virus pandemic. In addition to spouses, common-law partners, dependent children and grandchildren, immediate family includes:
- parents or step-parents
- a parent’s or step-parent’s spouse or common-law partner
- a guardian or tutor
Foreigners can now Enter in Canada if they fall under the below category. They still quarantine themselves unless they fall under one of the following exemptions:
- airline crew members.
- Foreigners come to Canada to help corona-virus response like Healthcare worker.
- Canadian Forces like Military, Air force, etc.
- People providing essential services according to the Chief Public Health Officer.
- For the purpose of national interest as determined by the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
- emergency services workers.
- People who provide medical care or deliver medical equipment.
- Those who wan to receive medical services unrelated to COVID-19.
- License holder healthcare professionals and students who are permitted to work in a health field.
- Entering Canada on a fishing vessel.
- Persons coming to Canada within the boundaries of a trans-border community.
- Those who cross the border regularly for work.