The Visitor Visa to Canada is also called a temporary resident visa. This visa is stamped in your passport when you meet the entire eligibility criterion set for you to procure the Visa.
If you want to go to Canada in the capacity of a traveller, then you need a Visit Visa. You may also need a Visitor Visa if you’re transiting through a Canadian Airport to reach any other country. There are two ways to apply for this Visa:
- You can make a paper application
- You can make your application online too
How long you can stay in Canada
Under the aegis of the Visitor Visa you cannot live in Canada for more than six months. At the port of entry, the border services officer might compel you to stay for lesser than six months too. It is up to their discretion. In that case, a returning date will be marked in your passport and you need to abide by that. They might issue a Visitor Record in which the date of your departure will be clearly mentioned.
If such a thing doesn’t happen, it means you can stay in Canada for six months.
You will need a visitor visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization to travel to Canada mandatorily.
Here is the document checklist to for the Visitor Visa to Canada:
- A valid passport.
- Good health condition
- Must be able to convince the immigration officer that you will return in stipulated time owing to your commitments in your native country
- Solid financial credentials
- Medical examination is mandatory
- If you have a family member in Canada, the decision might be made quickly in your favor
Any immigration process is replete with documentation and the inherent tension of the interview process. VisaMint Overseas Services will help you deal with these not-so-big issues seamlessly. If are determined to go to Canada as a Visitor, we are more than determined to see you land in Canada sooner. To understand the document compilation process and your tete-a tete with the Border Security Officer, and other immigration jargon which you would probably want to be simplified for your understanding, reach out to VisaMint Overseas Services ‘Canadian immigration experts.
You can directly walk in and talk to us or call us, or even send us an email. We will see to it that everything is sorted out sooner