Every year, around 35 million people visit Canada. They come here to enjoy the many opportunities that Canada offers. It could be for tourism, business meetings, holidays visiting family and friends.
Citizens of certain countries enjoy the privilege of coming to Canada without having to apply for a visa in their home country, they will however be assessed at the port of entry.
Citizens and residents of most of the other countries need a visa to enter Canada.
There are certain conditions that the applicant has to meet with. A few things that the applicants are required to provide (apart from other documents that are required)
- A valid travel document, such as a passport;
- Details of ties with the country of residence like a job, home, financial assets and family, that will take the applicant back to your country of origin
- Information and documents to satisfy the immigration officer that the applicant will leave Canada at the end of the visit
- Details of sufficient funds to cover the cost of the stay and travel.
The visa officer might ask the applicant to undergo a medical examination or call for an interview.
If there are friends or relatives in Canada who would like to invite the applicant as a guest, they can also provide a letter of invitation and other supporting documents.
Please feel free to talk to one of our experts and discuss your case. As always our initial consultation is always free.