Visitor 5.PNG


Live webinar July 30, 2019 @ 12:00 PM EST  

OR available via video download


Andrew Carvajal


3 hours

SUMMARY: This course provides an overview of the visitor status in Canada and the legal test and practical implications involving applications for a Temporary Resident Visa or an electronic Travel Authorization. The course will also review the Parent and Grandparent Super Visa and applications to enter Canada as a Business Visitor, as well as the limited authorizations to work and study on a visitor status.     



  • The initial client assessment 

  • Visitor status in the legislation

  • General length of stay

  • Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) exemptions

  • The electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)

  • The Temporary Resident Visa

  • The Visitor Record

  • Extension of visitor status in Canada and implied status

  • Transiting through Canada to another country

  • Parent and Grandparent Super Visa

  • Studying as a visitor

  • Business visitors

  • Other exemptions to work permits for visitors

    • ​Short-term work under the Global Skills Strategy

    • Additional categories under section 186 of the IRPR

  • Dual intent


For Lawyers and Paralegals

Law Society of Ontario 

  • Substantive Hours: This program is eligible for up to 3 hours

Law Society of British Columbia

  • Approved for 3 CPD credits

Law Society of Saskatchewan

  • Approved for 3 CPD hours

Law Society of New Brunswick

  • Approved for 3 CPD hours 

Law Societies of Alberta, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia

  • For members of these Law Societies, consider including this course as a CPD learning activity in your mandatory annual requirements 

For Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants


Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council

  • Approved for 3 CPD hours 

  • Video recording valid until October 28, 2019


single course



  • Attendance at the live three hour webinar

  • Access to the course materials

  • Possibility to download and watch the webinar until December 31, 2019 

    • NOTE: Availability of this course for credit by the ICCRC (immigration consultants) expires on October 28, 2019

Summer pass


Live attendance and access to the course materials and video of our 5 immigration summer courses (16 CPD hours):

  1. Navigating Family Class Sponsorship

  2. Immigration for Business Owners: ICT and O/O LMIA

  3. Immigration under the CPTPP

  4. Canadian Citizenship

  5. The Leisure and Business Visitor to Canada

No Longer Available


No Longer Available

summer pass

& book -$500


Andrew is a Toronto lawyer and partner at Desloges Law Group. He received a Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Civil Law from McGill University. He was called to the Bar of Ontario in 2011.

Andrew’s legal expertise involves immigration law, administrative law and some civil litigation. His immigration practice focuses on permanent residence applications under federal and provincial economic programs, all types of business/corporate immigration, applications for sponsorship under the family class and temporary residence applications. 


Andrew also represents individuals and corporations in administrative matters, professional and academic discipline cases, as well as Small Claims Court litigation. His professional discipline practice includes the representation of Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants in complaint and discipline proceedings before their regulatory council.

Besides his work at Desloges Law Group, Andrew has been an instructor in the Immigration Consulting program at Herzing College and a guest speaker in a number of immigration education programs and seminars organized by professional associations and community centres. He is also a frequent contributor to several publications dealing with immigration, refugee and administrative law and has been invited to speak about immigration changes on local and national news segments.


Prior to practising law, Andrew was a sociology professor at McGill University and a university researcher in projects dealing with criminal justice, equality laws, family transformation and social research methods.   

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Andrew Carvajal

Barrister & Solicitor

Partner, Desloges Law Group