Non-permanent resident

Status: This standard was approved as a departmental standard on June 22, 2021.


Non-permanent resident refers to a person from another country with a usual place of residence in Canada and who has a work or study permit or who has claimed refugee status (asylum claimant).

Family members living with work or study permit holders are also included, unless these family members are already Canadian citizens or landed immigrants or permanent residents.

Relation to previous version

  • Non-permanent resident June 22, 2021 to current

    This is the current standard.

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