Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations
Marginal note:Temporary resident
7 (1) A foreign national may not enter Canada to remain on a temporary basis without first obtaining a temporary resident visa.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a foreign national who
(a) is exempted under Division 5 of Part 9 from the requirement to have a temporary resident visa;
(b) holds a temporary resident permit issued under subsection 24(1) of the Act; or
(c) is authorized under the Act or these Regulations to re-enter Canada to remain in Canada.
Marginal note:When certificat d’acceptation du Québec required
(3) In addition to any visa required under this section, a foreign national who is seeking to enter and remain in Canada on a temporary basis to receive medical treatment in the Province of Quebec must hold a certificat d’acceptation du Québec if the laws of that Province require the foreign national to hold that document.
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