In Canada, Visitor Visa, which is mainly termed as Tourism visa, is issued for a time period of six months. However, they are also regarded at times as Temporary Resident Visa or TRV.
The attractive destination of Canada welcomes more than 35 million tourists, students, visitors every year, and the Canada Visitor Visa is a popular choice of the applicants for the purpose.
The Canada Visitor Visa is issued by a Canadian Immigration Visa Office outside Canada only when the applicant satisfies the requirement of entering Canada as a visitor. The requirements for an applicant to get the Canada Visitor Visa are:
The Canada Visitor Visas are categorized as follows:
A single entry Canada Visitor Visa is issued only once (unless travelling to the US or St. Pierre and Miquelon). The validity period is of maximum 6 months though it can be extended by thirty days if needed. However, if you are planning to extend your visa, the application should be submitted at least 30 days before expiry of the original visa.
Multiple Entries Canada Visitor Visa allows the visitor to enter and depart from Canada on more than one occasion. This visa is also valid for a maximum of 6 months. When you are submitting your application you should specify the time required by you for the validity of the visa and furnish the causes. The Canadian immigration case officer will ultimately decide the duration.
The Transit Visa for Canada is especially designed for people who will be entering Canada for a period of 48 hours or less as a part of a longer journey.
Canada Visitor Visa is issued for a comparatively shorter period of time. So, there is no provision of the spouse and/or dependents of an applicant to enter Canada with him/her. People who are planning to visit Canada have to apply for a Canada Visitor Visa in their own right.
The visitors who are traveling to Canada with children should carry the following: