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A Canadian visitor visa is a great way to visit Canada for a short stay. There are different types of visas available depending on the purpose of your visit, such as a tourist visa, business visa, transit visa or super visa. To be eligible, you must demonstrate that you have sufficient funds to support yourself during your stay and that you will leave Canada when your authorized period ends.

Canada welcomes more than 35 million temporary residents (non-immigrants) each year. Visitors are persons who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada, and are legally authorized to enter Canada to:

  Visit Canada on holiday (vacation), Visit Family, Conduct Business, etc.
  Visitors are restricted in length of stay and subject to various conditions.

 

Who Needs a Visitor Visa?

Most travelers need a visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to fly to, or transit through, a Canadian airport.

What you need depends on?

The type of travel document you will travel with the country that issued your travel document your nationality and how you will travel to Canada. If you do not have the proper documents, such as an eTA or visa, you may be delayed or prevented from boarding your flight to Canada.

What is aeTA (Electronic Travel Authorization)?

As of March 15, 2016, all travelers with passports from countries that are visa-exempt who enter Canada by air will need an eTA. The authorization is electronically linked to your passport and is valid for five years or until your passport expires, whichever comes first.

Canada Visitor Visa requirements

The following are the basic requirements for a Canada’s visitor visa:

  have a valid travel document -passport
  have a clean record – no criminal or immigration related convictions
  prove that you have enough money for your stay in Canada – depending on the length of your stay
  prove you have ties back home, for example: a job, property, other assets, family members
  satisfy the officer that you will leave Canada at the end of your visit

How Long Can a Visitor Stay In Canada

Most visitors are allowed a six-month stay from the day they entered Canada. If the officer authorizes a stay of less than six months, they will indicate in your passport the date by which you must leave Canada. If you want to stay longer than your authorized stay, you should apply for an extension at least 30 days before the authorized end of your stay.

How can we help?

The Canadian Visitor Visa application May seem straightforward and some applicants attempt to do the application themselves. The TRV applications have higher chance of refusal if the application is not prepared properly. One of the most common reason for TRV refusal is where the applicant did not fill out the form correctly. Therefore, it is highly recommended to hire an immigration professional who can help you prepare the paperwork. With many years of extensive experience and helping thousands of clients we are certain that we can help you fulfil your dream.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Comprehensive Ranking System is a points-based system used to assess and score a candidate's profile to rank them in the Express Entry pool. Points are awarded for factors including age, education, language proficiency in English or French, work experience (both in Canada and internationally), and other factors. The higher the score, the better the chances of receiving an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residency.