Tourist Visa

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Tourist Visa?

The Visitor Visa, also called Temporary Resident Visa (TRV), lets foreign nationals enter Canada temporarily. It’s issued by the government. Usually, it’s valid for up to six months.

Who needs a Tourist Visa?

While many foreign nationals need a visitor visa for temporary Canada visits, exceptions exist. Some citizens, like U.S. or diplomats, may be exempt based on specific conditions.

How to Apply for a Tourist Visa?

Foreign nationals must complete an application form and provide required documents to apply for a visitor visa. Additionally, based on origin, extra documentation might be necessary.

How Long Does It Take to Process a Tourist Visa?

The visitor visa processing time varies with origin and season. Generally, it takes 4-6 weeks. Complex cases may require more time.

Can Visitors Study or Work in Canada with a Tourist Visa?

Visitors holding a visitor visa cannot study or work in Canada. For these activities, they must apply for the relevant permit or visa.

Can Visitors Extend their Stay in Canada?

Visitors wanting to extend beyond six months must apply before visa expiry. Eligibility requires valid reasons, good health, and sufficient funds.
In summary, a visitor visa enables temporary visits to Canada. The process can be intricate, but proper guidance ensures successful visa acquisition and enjoyable Canadian experiences.