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Canada Visit Visa

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Each year, millions of tourists and visitors travel to Canada to visit family and friends or even to experience the natural beauty of Canada, which is also known as the Great White North. The Canadian Visa is valid for six months, either a single or multiple entry visas. You are not permitted to work during your visit period, but you can travel all across Canada to explore.

Visit Visa details for Canada

The Canada Visit Visa application permits you to live in Canada for six months, where Single and Multiple entry visas are available. Foreign nationals are allowed to enter Canada only once with a single-entry visa. In contrast, a multiple-entry visa permits its holder to enter as many times as they want to until the visa is expired.

All the applicants are automatically considered for multiple and single-entry visas, which are rewarded only in exceptional circumstances.

Below are the key points about the Canada visit visa:

  • It can only be used for leisure or tourism purposes

  • You cannot use this visa to work or to apply for work

  • You can take your dependents and children along

  • Typically, the visit visa is issued 27 days after submission


Eligibility Requirements

  • You must meet the below eligibility requirements to acquire a Canada Visitor Visa:

  • The applicants must show that they have enough funds to provide for their families and themselves during their stay

  • Applicants are not allowed to look for jobs to Work in Canada

  • Must have no criminal record and be willing to obey all the country's laws

  • The applicants who plan to live with friends or relatives must receive letters of invitation from their sponsors as well

  • Applicants from a few countries are suggested to get a temporary resident visa

  • A few applicants must meet the additional entrance criteria based on their profile


Documents Required

Below are the following criteria that are required to get a Canada Visitor Visa:

  • A passport that is valid for six months

  • Documents that provide evidence that you have enough ties to your home country

  • A proof of financial statements with enough funds to support your stay in Canada

  • A letter of invitation from your relatives in case you plan on staying with them

  • A certificate of medical clearance if you need to go through a medical exam

The applicants who need a visitor visa to enter Canada can submit an online application, on paper, or even at a Visa Application Center (VAC). You must fill out a separate application if you are traveling with your family, including children under 18.

However, you may submit all the applications all at once based on their citizenship. The applicants may have to provide the biometric information asked for in their application.

It is necessary to provide a cover letter while applying for a visitor visa, which is an essential application component.

The following elements must be included:

  • The reason for going to the destination

  • An explanation of how you plan to handle the expenses of your trip and confirmation that you are financially ready to do so

  • Mention your source of income

  • Mention your relationship with your sponsor and what made them choose you as a sponsor (If you have a Canadian sponsor)

  • Give a summary of your flying journey, including your flight schedule and the dates of your primary activities in Canada.


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How BMC
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With our extensive experience in visit visas, BMC can help you make the perfect plan for your Canada visit visa. Our teams will help you with:


  • Identifying the best strategy to get your visitor visa
  • Advising you on how to present your case so the chance of a personal interview is minimized
  • Advising you on proof of funds to be shown
  • Advising you on requirements to be presented
  • Filling the application forms
  • Review of all your documentation

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Frequently Asked Questions

The fee for a Canada Visitor visa is CAD 100 per person.

Usually, the processing time for a Canada visitor visa is up to 15 days.

The best time to visit Canada is from March to May.