Canada grants over 35 million temporary visas to non-Canadian visitors each year. This includes people who want to visit as a
- Temporary foreign worker (individuals with work permits)
- International student (individuals on studying in Canada)
- Business Visitor
There are other temporary visas available including the Working Holiday Visa as well as Caregiver Visa.
As a general rule, visitors are able to stay in Canada for a period of up to 6 months, while students and foreign workers’ can stay for varying periods of time depending on the reasoning. There is always the possibility of extending the stay.
One of the primary concerns of the visa officer is whether the applicant will return to their home country at the end of the visit, it is therefore important to illustrate that you, the applicant has strong ties to your home country.
People from many countries do not require a visa to visit Canada. Call us today, to check whether your country is exempt from this legislation.