VR Team | Aug 7, 2020 | 0 comments
Have you decided to go to Canada? It may have been the best decision you have made in terms of where to travel! Canada has so many fun and fascinating things to see and do! You will have the time of your life there! In this article, learn more about how to apply for a Canada Visitor Visa from Bangladesh – online and in person, processing time at the Canadian visa application center, flight itinerary and Canada visitor visa application process.
Applying for a Canada Visitor Visa from Bangladesh
Applying for a Canada visa is easy from Bangladesh. You can either apply online or in person, the choice is yours!
To apply online, you should use the official website of Immigration, Refugee, Citizenship Canada (IRCC) or if you prefer to apply in person, you can do so through VFS Global located in Chittagong, Dhaka or Sylhet.
Types of visas for Canada
If you are planning on visiting Canada for tourism purposes, visiting family/friends or conducting business you must apply for a Visitor Visa which is a type of Temporary Resident Visa which will allow you to stay in Canada for up to 6 months. There are other types of visa depending on your reason for travel:
- Parent and grandparent super visa – if you are visiting your children/grandchildren for up to 2 years
- Transit visa – if you are connecting between 2 international flights, in less than 48 hours
If you wish to study or work, you will need a study/work permit before you apply for a visa. Further information regarding types of visa can be found on the IRCC website.
Visitor visas are issued as:
- Single entry – you are permitted to enter Canada once
- Multiple entry – you are permitted to enter Canada as many times as you wish
The Canada Visitor Visa Application Process
Processing times depend on where you are applying from and applications from Bangladesh take 33 days. You should bear in mind that it could take longer to process your application for the following reasons:
- The type of visa
- Whether the visa office needs more information/documents from you
- Whether the application is complete upon submission
- The time it takes for your application to be transported between visa offices
Applications received too late may not be processed in time for you to travel which would delay things! It is your responsibility to make sure this does not happen!
How to apply for a Canada visitor visa
As mentioned above, you may apply for a Canada visitor visa online or in person. Before you decide, consider the benefits if you apply online:
- No courier fees or mail delivery time
- Online applications may be processed more quickly
- Avoid processing delays
- You can submit additional documents online, if required
- No need to submit your passport immediately
- Get updates on the status of your application
Whether you apply online or in person, there are 4 steps which you must follow:
- Gather documents
- Complete the application
- Pay the fees
- Submit the application – either electronically (online application) or at the visa office (paper/in-person application)
How to apply for a Canada visitor visa online
Go to the website of IRCC and click on “Menu” – “Immigration and citizenship” – “Visit”:
Under “Services and information”, click on “Apply for a visitor visa”:
Click on “Apply”:
Scroll down to “How do you want to apply” and choose “Online” and click on “Get instructions”:
On the next page, there is a link for the instruction guide which will guide you through the application process. If you are happy to get started, click on “Apply for a visitor visa”:
You will have to create an account:
Then, you can sign in and begin your application:
After you have input your information, you will be asked to pay the fees and upload your documents.
How to apply for a Canada visitor visa in person
To apply in person, you will submit your application to VFS Global. There are 7 steps to follow:
- Step 1 – Identify visa type
- Step 2 – Begin your application
- Step 3 – Book an appointment
- Step 4 – Pay the fees
- Step 5 – Visit the visa application center
- Step 6 – Track your application
- Step 7 – Collect your passport
Go to VFS Global’s website and where it says “Apply for a visa” click on “Start now”:
Step 1 – Identify visa type
Click on the relevant link to find out what visa you need for your trip:
Step 2 – Begin your application
You can complete your application form by:
- Downloading it – click on the link for the application form and choose IMM 5257 – Application for Temporary Resident Visa. You still need to print the completed form along with 2 copies of the 2D barcode:
- Apply online and submit the form electronically
Step 3 – Book an appointment
You ONLY need tobook an appointment if you need to provide biometrics. If you have provided this data within the last 10 years and are simply handing over your application to be processed, there is no need to make an appointment. To check whether you need to provide biometric data, go to the website of IRCC.
Making appointments with the visa application center is generally free and can be done yourself. However, If you are running short of time or not sure where to apply to or have no idea on how to get this done yourself then not to worry, we will make the appointment for you for a small service fee!
Booking a visa appointment using our services is pretty simple! All you have to do is follow the 3 simple steps below:
- Visit the link to schedule the visa appointment
- Submit the appointment details, visa you are applying for, visa office you need the appointment for, the country you need the appointment IN and make the payment
- Receive appointment confirmation in email
You can also make an appointment on your own by following the steps below:
Go to VFS Global’s website and book your appointment in one of the following ways:
- Online – click on the link for scheduling an appointment
- By telephone – call the helpline number: +88 09666 911 380/+88 09606 777 888
- By email – use the web form
- By Webchat – click on “Chat now”
- In person – you can visit the visa application center in person
Step 4 – Pay the fees
You will pay for 2 types of fee at the same time:
- Application processing fee
- Biometric fee
As mentioned above, the fees must be paid before you submit your application online or when you attend your appointment at the visa application center. Fees are subject to change at any time and will not be refunded even if your application is rejected.
|Type of Visa||Fee in Can $||Fee in BDT|
Visitor visa (including super visa) – per person
Single or multiple entry temporary resident visa
Visitor visa – per family (1 fee per family of 5 or more people)
Single or multiple entry temporary resident visa. Maximum fee for a family of 5 or more people applying at the same time and place
|Biometrics (per person)||$85||5,610|
Biometrics (per family) (2 or more people)
Maximum fee for a family of 2 or more people applying at the same time and place
VFS Global has a range of other services such as courier services and photocopying:
How to pay the fees for your application
Click on the link which you’ll find on the visa website:
You will be directed to IRCC’s website where you can pay the fees online:
If you are unable to make online payments, you can pay the fee at the visa application center.
Step 5 – Visit the visa application center
On the day of your appointment, remember the following things:
- Aim to arrive before the time of your slot
- A copy of your visa application
- A valid passport or travel document with at least 2 pages that are blank on both sides
Throughout the appointment, the following things will happen:
- You will hand over your application and supporting documents
- You will provide a scan of your fingerprints and have your photo taken
- You will pay the fees and receive a receipt with a unique number which you can use to track your application
To avoid disappointment and having to make a new appointment, don’t forget anything that is required!
Step 6 – Track your application
You can track your application in the following ways:
- On VFS Global’s website
- Webchat: Chat Now
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Helpline number: +88 09666 911 380/+88 09606 777 888
- Visit the visa application center in person
Step 7 – Collect your passport
Once a decision has been made, you can either:
- Collect your passport from the VFS Global office
- Have your passport returned to you via courier. Please note, there will be an additional charge of $36.83/2,431 BGD for this service.
Whether you are applying online or in person, there is a list of required documents that you will need to submit with your visa application. There is a document checklist you can refer to. Documents include
- Temporary Resident Visa application form – IMM 5257 – fully completed and signed
- Passport – valid for at least 6 months past your trip with 2 blank pages
- Copies of all cancelled or expired passports, if applicable
- 2 photos with your name and date of birth written on the back. Read the full photo requirements. NOT REQUIRED if you are providing biometrics
- Proof of legal residency status in the country where you are currently living (if not your home country)
- Travel authorization letter (if the applicant is a minor) including parent (s) passport
- Visa fee
It is important to note that further documents may be required depending on where you are applying from. Applicants from Bangladesh need to submit other specific documents. To find these documents, go to the “Apply online” page and click on “Read the instruction guide”:
Go to the “Gather documents” section and click on the link for “Application for a visitor visa”:
Scroll down to “Select a country/territory” choose Bangladesh and click on “Get documents”:
It is important that you get the documents for the country you are applying from. There are different requirements for each country and if you don’t include these additional documents, your application may be rejected.
On the next page, click on “Visa office instructions – Visit (IMM 5890)”:
You will then be directed to the visa office instruction document:
The above document must be used in conjunction with the document checklist IMM 5484 and it needs to be placed on top of your application pack, so don’t forget to do this.
Read the instructions carefully! In addition to the above documents, applicants from Bangladesh must provide the following documents:
- Copy of birth certificate
- Copy of marriage certificate
- Details of your itinerary in Canada – provisional travel arrangements (airline and hotel booking)
- Proof of previous travel to Canada within the last 10 years (if applicable)
- VFS Consent form
- Proof of sufficient funds/financial support – bank statements, payslips or other proof of income such as pension income. If you are not paying for your own trip, provide a letter signed by the person paying and a copy of their passport and bank statement, describe how this person is related to you. Documents should be dated within the last 3 months
- Family Information form IMM 5707 – fully completed, dated and signed
- Visiting family/friends – letter of invitation stating purpose and duration of your trip; proof of relationship; inviter’s citizenship/immigration document
- Parent/Grandparent visa – invitation letter stating the number of people in the household and proof of citizenship of the person you will be staying with; proof of relationship; employer’s letter/tax returns/most recent T4 or T1; proof of medical insurance with cover for at least 1 year and $100,000 to cover hospitalization, repatriation and health care
- Proof of employment – letter stating company’s contact details, your position, date of hire, salary, and approval of absence. If you are self-employed – evidence of your business e.g. business registration etc
- If you are a student – letter from your school confirming approval of absence and when you are required to return
- If you are a domestic worker traveling with your employer – work permit, employer’s ID/passport, proof of employer’s business, letter stating your employer will cover all expenses and explanation of trip; itinerary showing you are traveling together
- If you are traveling for business/attending a conference – 2 letters: 1. employer’s letter stating approval of trip, purpose, you name, position, salary and date of hire and a statement indicating who will be paying. 2. invitation letter from the person who you will be conducting business with/attending a conference with
- If you are a returning student with a valid work permit – a copy of the transcript for the program in which you are enrolled; valid Canadian study permit; letter from the current school in Canada confirming your enrolment
- If you are a short-term, one-term or summer school student – letter of acceptance from the Canadian school showing exact fees, course start and end dates
- If you are a returning worker holding a valid work permit – letter from your employer in Canada confirming ongoing employment to include employer’s name and contact details, your position, salary and date of hire; copy of valid Canadian work permit; Notice of Assessment from the Canada revenue agency, statement of monies paid and pay slips for most recent year of employment in Canada
- If you are applying for a transit visa – Copy of your air ticket and travel itinerary. You must indicate the number of times you will be entering Canada and the dates and times for each entry and exit; a valid visa for country of final destination; a letter of invitation from the inviter in the country of destination or a letter of intent stating the purpose of your trip
It is very important to read this document carefully and get all the required documents relevant to your circumstances and why you are going to Canada.
Please note, you must include a certified translation for any document that is not in English or French.
It is your responsibility to make sure you have all the required documents. Check, check and check again that you have everything that you need before submitting your application.
Please note, you must include a certified translation for any document that is not in English or French.
It is your responsibility to make sure you have all the required documents, so take care and read all the requirements before submitting your application.
If you’re planning to obtain your flight reservation for visa without paying for the ticket, all you have to do is follow the 3 simple steps below:
- Visit the Visa Reservation website to choose the right package
- Submit the travel details and make the payment online
- Receive flight itinerary in email
After you submit your documents
After you have submitted your application, it will be reviewed and any of the following things could happen:
- The application will be returned to you without being processed if there is anything missing
- The visa officer may ask you to verify the information you have provided
- You may be asked to attend an interview
Your visa application will either be:
- Approved – you will receive your passport with the visa attached to one of the pages. You may collect it from the VFS office or have it returned via courier
- Rejected – you will receive your passport with a letter explaining why the visa was rejected
The following reasons may result in a rejected application:
- Human error – if could be that your application gets rejected because of an error made by the visa officer. If you know you have submitted everything and think this applies, contact the visa office and discuss the issue with them
- The visa officer doubts you will return to your home country after the visa expires – you are only permitted to stay in Canada as a tourist for 6 months. You must provide evidence that you will leave Canada before the visa expires. You could provide an employment contract or proof of property etc
- You only submitted the documents on the IRCC checklist – you must also provide the documents listed on the visa instruction document which are specific to the country you are applying from. The visa office instruction should be used as well as the IRCC checklist and it should also be placed on top of your application pack (See above)
- The invitation letter was not detailed enough – if you have to provide an invitation letter, it must include specific information, like the name of your inviter and/or how many people in the household where you will be staying. Refer to the document checklists to make sure you have all the required information
Contact details for VFS Global
Helpline Number: +88 09666 911 380/ +88 09606 777 888
|Business hours||Sunday to Thursday||09:00 – 17:00|
|Passport collection||Sunday to Thursday||09:00 – 17:00|
|Walk-in hours||Sunday to Thursday||09:00 – 17:00|
Address: House # 38, Chamber House, 4th Floor, Agrabad, Chittagong-4100, Bangladesh
Address: 4th Floor, Delta Life Tower, Plot 37, Road 90, North Gulshan Avenue, Gulshan-2, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh
Address: 7th Floor, Nirvana Inn, Mirza Jungle Road, Ramerdhigir par, Sylhet-3100, Bangladesh
1. How can I apply for a Canada visa?
You can apply online at www.canada.ca or in person at the Canada visa application centers located in Chittagong, Dhaka and Sylhet
2. How long can I stay in Canada as a visitor?
You can stay in Canada for up to 6 months
3. I am currently living in a country that I am not a citizen of. Can I still apply for a Canada visitor visa?
Yes, you can apply at the local visa application center as long as you can provide proof of your legal right to remain in the country where you are living
4. What is the difference between single entry and multiple entry?
Single entry means you are allowed to enter Canada once during the dates of visa and multiple entry means you can enter as many times as you wish before the visa expires
5. What can I do if my visa application is rejected?
There is no appeal process, but you can reapply if your situation has changed significantly or you have substantial new information to submit
6. Which type of visa do I need for Canada?
It depends on your nationality, the duration and purpose of your trip, the type of travel document you have and how you plan to travel to Canada. You can check the IRCC website (see above) to find out which type of visa you need
7. Is it easier to apply online?
There are benefits to applying online, such as avoiding processing delays and the ability to upload your documents online. See above for the full list of benefits
8. Can I hire someone to help me apply for my visa?
Yes, you can hire a representative to help you apply for a visa. For more information, you should refer to IRCC’s website
9. If my family are traveling with me, can I fill out just one application form?
No, each person must complete and sign an application form. So, if there are 4 people traveling, then 4 application forms need to be completed
10. Do I need to get a medical examination?
Generally, you will only need to provide proof of a medical examination if you are going to Canada for more than 6 months. However, if you intend to work, you must provide a medical examination even if you are going for less than 6 months
To apply for your Canada Visitor Visa online:
- Create an account
- Complete your application online
- Pay the fees
- Submit your application
If you are applying in person:
- Gather your documents
- Complete your application form
- Make an appointment (if biometrics are required)
- Pay the fee
- Submit your application
Then, you can start counting the days until you depart for your exciting vacation!
At Visa Reservation, we strive to simplify the visa process by providing free visa consultations, cover letter templates and no objection letter templates for our clients from US, UK, Canada, Philippines, India, China, UAE, Europe, Nigeria and globally. We also offer flight itinerary for visa, travel medical insurance, hotel reservations for visa , Book Visa Appointment, Travel Guides, Visa Interview Guides, Visa Packages and many more. To learn more about how we can help you with our visa services, please feel free to contact us today.
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How can I apply for visit visa from Bangladesh to Canada? ›
Visit Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada's (IRCC) website for detailed guidelines. You can also apply online, by filling out the visa application form. Once you have applied for your visa, you need to book an appointment to have your fingerprints and photo taken at a Visa Application Centre.What are the main requirements for applying as visitor to Canada? ›
- have a valid travel document, like a passport.
- be in good health.
- have no criminal or immigration-related convictions.
- 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.
Funds Needed for a Canada Tourist Visa
per month for their monthly expenses, and if an applicant is coming for tourism, then 2,000 CAD (INR 1,22,805 approx.) for 30 days per person is enough.
|Visa Type||Estimated Time|
|All Visa||25-30 Days|
Applying for a Canada visa is easy from Bangladesh. You can either apply online or in person, the choice is yours!How much bank balance is required for visitor visa? ›
The amount of bank balance you should have for applying to the US tourist visa depends on the duration. If it is a 15-day trip, you must have $ 5,000-10,000 in your bank.How much bank balance is required for Canada? ›
|People coming to Canada||Amount of funds required per year (doesn't include tuition)|
|1 person aged 18 or over||CAN$13,134|
|2 people aged 18 or over||CAN$19,264|
|2 people aged 18 or over and 1 person under the age of 18||CAN$21,579|
|2 people aged 18 or over and 2 people under the age of 18||CAN$23,290|
Canada Visitor Visa Processing Times From India
Applying for a visitor visa in India, the Canada visitor processing time from India is 155 days.
Is an interview required for a Canada visitor visa? Generally, when you apply for a Canadian tourist visa, you will not be required to attend an interview. Applicants or a representative of the applicant can submit all the required documents to the embassy/consulate when applying for a visa.What are the requirements of visitor visa? ›
- Tourist visa application form.
- Passport with six or three months validity period.
- Passport pictures.
- Valid travel insurance.
- Evidence of financial means.
- Proof of accommodation.
- Proof of a booked return flight ticket.
- Proof of paid visa fee.
Is letter of invitation required for Canada tourist visa? ›
Before applying, find out what document(s) they need. If they need a visitor visa, you may provide your family member or friend with a letter of invitation in support of their visa application. A letter of invitation can help, but it does not guarantee the person will get a visa.Is it difficult to get a visitor visa to Canada? ›
Though not a very complex matter, TRV visitor visas must be applied for properly and in a timely manner. There are no guarantees about how quickly your tourist visa application can be processed, and it is best to get started as soon as you learn you will travel to Canada.Is Canada visit visa easy? ›
The Canada Visit Visa is a straightforward visa application giving you the ability to visit Canada for a period of up to 6 months. Single entry visas and multiple entry visas are the two types of Canada visas available in Canada. Foreign nationals can only enter Canada once with a single-entry visa.Is bank statement necessary for visa? ›
Ans. Yes, a bank statement is one of the few financial statements which have been categorised as required as financial documents necessary for US student visa application. Some other F-1 visa proofs of funds include- property papers, passbooks, loan letters, etc.How long does it take to get Canada visitor visa after Biometrics? ›
How Long it Take to get Visa After Biometric Canada? After you have submitted your biometrics to the IRCC with your visa application it should take around 8 weeks to receive your valid visa.How long does Visitor visa take to process? ›
If a visa application is approved during a visa interview, the average processing time is 5 working days.Why Canada visitor visa is taking so long? ›
One of the reasons processing times are so high is because Canada is processing record-high quantities of applications across many different categories.How do I book a visitor visa to Canada? ›
If you are applying in person:
- Gather your documents.
- Complete your application form.
- Pay the fee.
- Find the local visa application center.
- Make an appointment.
- Submit your application.
Many people will wonder what is the difference between a tourist visa to Canada and a visitor visa to Canada. The answer is, nothing! They are the same thing just said two different ways.How do I submit my passport for Canada visa in VFS? ›
In person – You'll have to bring your original passport, passport bio page (2 copies), along with the passport request letter to the Visa Application Centre. To submit your passport at the Visa Application Centre, you'll have to pay a service charge for Package Transmission.
What is proof of financial support in Canada for visitor visa? ›
Proof of financial means to cover the expenses for the duration of your visit: o Bank statements showing the past 3-month transaction history and the average balance for the past 6 months. o Any additional relevant documentation (employment letter, pay slips, proof of pension, business registration, investments, etc.).How long is Canada visitor visa valid? ›
While valid, a multiple entry visa will let you travel to Canada for six months at a time as many times as you want. It will be valid for up to 10 years or one month before your passport expires, whichever is shorter. You must arrive in Canada on or before the expiry date on your visa.How many months bank statement is needed for visa application? ›
Six (6) months Bank Statement for the purpose of Visa Submission for all categories | vfsglobal.Do I need proof of funds to enter Canada? ›
The border services officer may also ask for proof of funds. You must present a statement of your bank account issued no more than 1 week before your departure for Canada. It must clearly show that you have enough money to support yourself for the first 3 months of your stay in Canada (the equivalent of CAN$2,500).Is birth certificate mandatory for Canada visa? ›
We need proof that the person you want to sponsor is related to you. You should also include a copy of your birth certificate.How do I get a 10 year Canadian visa? ›
To apply for a multiple entry temporary resident visa, you must fill out the necessary paperwork and include the required supporting documents, as well as pay for your application. You may also be required to undergo a medical examination and/or have your fingerprints and photograph taken.How do I know if my Canadian visa is approved? ›
You will notice an approved stamp. This means that your Visa has been approved and now you can move to Canada. If you don't see any stamp then there will be another letter that specifies the reason for rejection of your Visa. Nowadays, not many try their hands-on applying for Visa through the Post.Do we need to submit passport for Canada tourist visa? ›
Yes. The visa office where you apply may have certain instructions on how and where to submit your passport and how to get your visa. If you will need your passport for other travel while we are processing your application, tell the visa office.How can I pass my tourist visa interview? ›
It is very important to answer honestly. Tell about the reasons you have visited the US before, i.e. tourism, training, medical reasons, etc. Even if you have stayed beyond your visa validity, been deported or detained during your previous stay in the US, you must tell.What is the difference between a visitor visa and a tourist visa? ›
Generally, a tourist visa is given for sightseeing. A visit visa, however, refers to a visa that is given for many purposes, including short-term business meetings, medical treatments, and others.
What documents are required for visa appointment? ›
- Passport (current and all the previous ones)
- MRV Fee Receipt.
- Visa Interview Appointment Letter.
- DS 160 Confirmation Slip (with the bar code clearly visible)
- SEVIS Fee Receipt.
- Passport Size Photograph (as per regulations mentioned)
If your friend or family member wants to visit Canada, they must apply to the Canadian visa office responsible for his or her country or region. A visa officer will review the application and decide whether to issue a visa. You can help your friend or family member by writing a letter of invitation.Can I apply for tourist visa without an invitation letter? ›
No! Remember that the Invitation Letter doesn't guarantee the approval of your US visa, and it's not mandatory during your interview. You will be evaluated based on your application answers.Does Canada embassy check bank statement? ›
The Embassy does not check bank statement in case of every applicant. It is done on random basis or in case of doubt.Can I get Canada visa without bank statement? ›
International Experience Canada participants who can't get a bank statement may show the following as proof of funds when they arrive at a Canadian port of entry: A letter on official letterhead from your banking institution, that: is issued no more than one (1) week before your departure for Canada.How do I explain bank statement for visa? ›
The bank statement must show the exact dates of depositing and withdrawing money. Embassy officials check every cash transaction done by the applicant. It is usually advisable to submit the bank account statement which shows your monthly income in the form of salary, pension etc.How can I go from Bangladesh to Canada? ›
There are more than 75 programs to have Canada Immigration from Bangladesh. However, most of the Bangladeshi people apply for skilled migration programs like Express Entry and some PNP programs such as Saskatchewan, Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta, Nova Scotia, Quebec, Prince Edward Island, and New Brunswick skill.Can I get Canada tourist visa easily? ›
Step 1 - Applying for a tourist visa online for Canada is easy and best, you get all these benefits: No courier fees or mail delivery time –you can submit your application instantly. Online applications are processed more quickly.What is the easy way to get visa for Canada? ›
- Express Entry. Immigrate as a skilled worker.
- Family sponsorship. Sponsor your relatives, including your spouse, partner, children, parents, grandparents, and others to immigrate.
- Provincial nominees. ...
- Quebec-selected skilled workers. ...
- Atlantic Immigration Program. ...
- Caregivers. ...
- Start-up Visa. ...
The quickest way to get from Bangladesh to Canada is to fly which costs $700 - $1,700 and takes 21h 45m.
How many hours is Canada from Bangladesh? ›
The air travel (bird fly) shortest distance between Bangladesh and Canada is 11,021 km= 6,848 miles. If you travel with an airplane (which has average speed of 560 miles) from Bangladesh to Canada, It takes 12.23 hours to arrive.How much money do you need to immigrate to Canada from Bangladesh? ›
Cost of applying for immigration to Canada through Express Entry and the PNP. Generally speaking, as an individual applicant, you would need approximately $15,500 CAD to immigrate to Canada. Couples would need around $21,000 CAD while families with children will require between $25,000 to $30,000 CAD.How long does it take for Canadian visitor visa to be approved? ›
Average Canadian Visitor Visa Processing Time
On average, Canadian visitor visas are typically processed around 12 days.
An Invitation Letter is not mandatory when applying for a visitor's visa. In some cases, however, the government of Canada will request that you provide them with an Invitation Letter when you submit your application. If not asked by the government, you will not need an invitation letter.How can I send Canada tourist visa invitation? ›
Information for the person writing the letter of invitation
Send your letter (notarized, if the visa office asks for that) to the person you are inviting to Canada. The person must then send this letter to the Canadian embassy or consulate outside of Canada when he or she applies for a temporary resident visa.
How Long it Take to get Visa After Biometric Canada? After you have submitted your biometrics to the IRCC with your visa application it should take around 8 weeks to receive your valid visa.Which comes first visa or plane ticket? ›
If the Embassy does not require a confirmed flight ticket for processing the visa, we'd always recommend applying for the visa first. This way, if you encounter any difficulties when you apply, you can resolve any issues before you book your flight.What is the fastest visa to Canada? ›
#1 – Express Entry
Express Entry is Canada's fastest and most popular immigration program. Candidates that apply through the Express Entry system can receive permanent residence status as soon as six months.
No. The Government of Canada treats everyone equally, whether they use a representative or not. All the forms and information that you need to apply for an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA), visa and/or to immigrate to Canada are available for free on this website.Which visa is best for Canada? ›
Which is the best visa type to apply for in Canada? The Canadian temporary visa is the best option. It is for those wanting to come to Canada for vacations, work, or for studies. This is the right Canada visa type for you planning to be in the country for a limited period of time.