Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

Version of section 11 from 2003-01-01 to 2008-06-17:

Marginal note:Application before entering Canada
  •  (1) A foreign national must, before entering Canada, apply to an officer for a visa or for any other document required by the regulations. The visa or document shall be issued if, following an examination, the officer is satisfied that the foreign national is not inadmissible and meets the requirements of this Act.

  • Marginal note:If sponsor does not meet requirements

    (2) The officer may not issue a visa or other document to a foreign national whose sponsor does not meet the sponsorship requirements of this Act.