Visa requirements for visitors to Canada

Whether you are looking to enter Canada as a tourist, student or in a professional capacity, there is a range of criteria that must be met for each circumstance. 

Renroz Immigration Corp can offer you further guidance and support based on your requirements and individual situation but here is a comprehensive breakdown of requirements for each visa.

Tourist Visa: If you are looking to visit our beautiful country on a holiday or for a short-term stay we can offer you help with your formal application.  
Some of the basic requirements for entry include:

•    Valid travel documents such as a passport and insurance
•    Good health   
•    No criminal record or immigration-related convictions
•    Access to sufficient funds to cover the duration of your trip
•    If required, being able to convince an officer that you have commitments in your home country and that you will leave Canada before your visa expires
•    You must provide evidence of an initiation from a Canadian contact

Business Visitor Visa: As a business visitor you may require a visa or an ETA (Electronic Travel Authorization). We will provide guidance on what is required.

Some of the basic requirements for entry include:

•    Valid travel documents such as a passport and insurance
•    A letter of invitation from a potential business partner in Canada showing their contact details
•    Evidence that you have a job
•    Evidence that you don’t plan to stay in Canada any longer than six months
•    Evidence that you don’t plan to enter the Canadian workforce
•    Access to sufficient funds for the duration of your proposed stay
•    No criminal record or immigration-related convictions
•    You must not pose a security or health risk to Canadians  

Super Visa: The Parent and Grandparent Super Visa is a temporary visa which allows parents and grandparents to stay for up to two years in Canada each visit.

Some of the basic requirements for entry include:

•    Being a parent or grandparent of a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
•    Provide evidence that you have commitments in your home country and that you plan to leave Canada at the end of the visit
•    Evidence of the purpose of the visit
•    Evidence of an invitation from the host which shows they have sufficient income to support your stay
•    Canadian medical insurance for the duration of at least one year
•    Undertake a medical examination if required

Student Visa: If you are interested in studying in Canada a variety of student visa options are available.

Some of the basic requirements for entry include:

•    A letter of acceptance from a Canadian learning institution
•    Provide evidence that you have sufficient funds for tuition fees and living expenses for the duration of your course
•    Undertake security checks and a medical examination if required
•    Provide a guarantee that you will leave Canada at the end of your course 

Work Visa: If you wish to work temporarily in Canada there is a range of visa options and eligibility depends on your individual circumstance.

Some of the basic requirements for entry include:

•    Sufficient funds for living expenses in the event you are unable to find employment 
•    A guarantee that you will leave Canada at the end of the stay
•    Undertake security checks and a medical examination if required 
•    You must not pose a security or health risk to Canadians

When to apply from within Canada:

•    If you or your spouse or parent has a valid student visa or work permit
•    You have graduated from a Canadian University, community college, CEGEP, publicly funded trade school or any other eligible institution
•    You are a temporary, permanent resident or you have applied for permanent residency from within Canada

When to apply when you reach Canada:

•    If you are from a visa-exempt country
•    If you have proof that an employer has received a positive LMIA (Labor Market Impact Assessment)

Renroz Immigration Corp can help determine your eligibility and apply for a visa or permit depending on your individual circumstance. We will guide you through the application process from beginning to end and will ensure that all documentation is submitted in line with CIC protocol and guidelines. We will take the stress out of your immigration journey into Canada so all that is left for you to do is relax and enjoy the journey.

For more information on Renroz Immigration Corp or to speak with one of our professional team of consultants, email info@renroz.com today.