Visitor Visa

Canada is on of the most desirable travel destinations on the world. Every year millions of tourists choose to visit Canada.

Before entering Canada you should find out if you need a visitor visa. You may require a temporary resident (visitor) visa TRV to visit or transit Canada, depending on your citizenship. If you are a citizen of a country that do not require a visa to enter (visa exempt) Canada you will still need to meet the following requirements:

  • have a valid travel document, such as a passport
  • be in good health
  • convince an immigration officer that you have ties—such as a job, home, financial assets or family—that will take you back to your home country
  • convince an immigration officer that you will leave Canada at the end of your visit, and
  • have enough founds to secure your stay. The amount of money you will need can vary and it depends on things like how long you will stay, and whether you will stay in a hotel or with friends or relatives

You may also need:

  • medical exam
  • letter of invitation from someone who lives in Canada and
  • must meet the security requirements