VERIFICATION OF STATUS (VOS) OR REPLACEMENT OF AN IMMIGRATION DOCUMENT

VERIFICATION OF STATUS (VOS) OR REPLACEMENT OF AN IMMIGRATION DOCUMENT Instruction and IMM 5009 (08-2015) E

VERIFICATION OF STATUS (VOS) OR REPLACEMENT OF AN IMMIGRATION DOCUMENT Instruction and IMM 5009 (08-2015) E

You may obtain a VOS document outlining the pertinent historical information for the following:

  • Certificate of Departure (IMM 0056)
  • Immigrant Visa and Record of Landing (IMM 1000)/Confirmation of Permanent Residence (IMM 5292 or IMM 5688)
  • Visitor Record (IMM 1097 or IMM 1442)
  • Work Permit (IMM 1102 or IMM 1442)
  • Study Permit (IMM 1208 or IMM 1442)
  • Exclusion Order (IMM 1214)
  • Deportation Order (IMM 1215)
  • Departure Order (IMM 5238)
  • Permit to Come Into or Remain in Canada (IMM 1263)
  • Authorization to Return to Canada (IMM 1203)
  • Protected Persons

Replacement of a valid Temporary Resident document

You may request a replacement of a current and valid temporary resident document if it is lost or stolen. You must provide the police report number proving that your current and valid temporary resident document has been lost or stolen. The following documents can be replaced:

  • Visitor Record
  • Work Permit
  • Study Permit
  • Temporary Resident Permit

 

DOCUMENT CHECKLIST

VERIFICATION OF STATUS (VOS) OR REPLACEMENT OF AN IMMIGRATION DOCUMENT

Ensure the following documents are included with your application. Check X each box once you enclose the item. Failure to provide a fully completed application or the necessary documents will result in the return of your application. Please make sure you complete this document and include it with your application as the cover page. Submit photocopies of documents unless we ask for originals as they will not be returned to you.

I HAVE ENCLOSED THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:

  • Original application form Verification of Status (VoS) or Replacement of an Immigration Document (IMM 5009) completed
    and signed.
  • Photocopy of one piece of federal or provincial/territorial government issued photo identification OR if unavailable, photocopy of government issued photo identification from outside Canada. (See “Gather Documents” section in the Instruction guide for examples.)
  • Photocopy of another form of identification issued by the federal or provincial/territorial government of Canada or if unavailable, a photocopy of government issued identification from outside Canada. (See “Gather Documents” section in the Instruction guide for examples.)
  • Photocopy of court documents if you have been convicted of a crime since becoming a permanent resident (if you are not a Canadian citizen).
  • Copy of the fee receipt showing the amount paid. (See “Pay the Fees” section in the Instruction guide for the correct VoS fee)
  • Original Use of a Representative (IMM 5476) form completed and signed, if applicable.
  • Proof of urgency, if applicable.

REQUEST ON BEHALF OF A DECEASED PERSON

  • Proof of death, OR
  • Proof that you are the lawful executor or administrator of the estate. If the person is deceased less than 20 years, only the lawful executor or administrator of the estate may request the personal information.
  • One piece of federal or provincial/territorial government issued photo identification of the lawful executor or administrator of the estate.

 

Verification of Status (VOS)IMM 5545

VERIFICATION OF STATUS (VOS) OR REPLACEMENT OF AN IMMIGRATION DOCUMENT

Use of a Representative [IMM 5476] (PDF, 648.31 KB) September 2015
Instructions – Use of a Representative [IMM 5561]
Use this form if you want to name a representative (such as an immigration consultant, lawyer, friend or family member) to do business with us for you.