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Form IMM 5708, Application to Change Conditions, Extend my Stay or Remain in Canada as a Visitor or Temporary Resident Permit Holder, is the form used by temporary residents to modify some conditions of their residency in Canada.
This form can be used to extend your temporary resident permit as many times as you like, provided you can show that your stay remains temporary.
This form does not affect one's status as a student or as a temporary worker in Canada. To extend student or work permits, applicants should use a different application.
Before filing an extension to your temporary resident permit, you should make sure that you are:
While you can sometimes continue to stay in Canada past the date of your permit's expiry, the process for doing that is reinstatement and not extension.
Filing requirements for extending your temporary resident permit are relatively simple:
After completing Form IMM 5708, the signed document, supporting documents, and payment receipt should be sent to the Vegreville office where it will be processed.