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Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (SOR/2002-227)

Regulations are current to 2024-06-19 and last amended on 2024-06-19. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Production of documents

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), a requirement of the Act or these Regulations to produce a document is met

    • (a) by producing the original document;

    • (b) by producing a certified copy of the original document; or

    • (c) in the case of an application, if there is an application form on the Department’s website, by completing and producing the form printed from the website or by completing and submitting the form on-line, if the website indicates that the form can be submitted on-line.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) Unless these Regulations provide otherwise, a passport, a permanent resident visa, a permanent resident card, a temporary resident visa, a temporary resident permit, a work permit or a study permit may be produced only by producing the original document.

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