CANADA VISITOR VISA
year more than 35 million people visit Canada. Canada welcomes
these visitors. As a visitor, you will enjoy the many opportunities
Canada has offer.
Before coming to Canada you:
• Must be healthy
• Will need a valid passport, proof of who you are or other
• Will need a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV)
• May need a letter of invitation
• Proof of Financial Stability
If you wish to get a visitor visa to Canada,
you must submit a visitor visa application to a visa office at
a Canadian embassy, high commission or consulate abroad, along
with two passport size pictures, proof of available funds, along
with a non-refundable processing fee.
It is essential that an applicant provide sufficient documentary
evidence to satisfy the visa officer that he or she has sufficient
funds to pay for all expenses that might be incurred while in
If the person is visiting relatives, and if the
relatives are going to assume responsibility for the expenses
incurred by the visiting relative in Canada, it would be necessary
to have a letter or statutory declaration from the relative setting
out responsibility for all expenses.
In addition, the relative must also indicate
that he or she has the necessary resources, and it would be helpful
if the relative includes a job letter, bank statements, etc.
The applicant and all dependants must be in possession
of valid and subsisting passports or travel documents.
A visitor visa to Canada will not be issued beyond
the validity date set out in the passport and a person cannot
be admitted to Canada at a port of entry by an immigration officer
for a period that exceeds the expiry date of the passport.
As 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 the applicant has ties to their home country. Documentation
showing that the person has full-time permanent employment, length
of employment, proof of assets including house, bank accounts,
will be important.
This visa allows you to come to visit the United
Kingdom for up to 6 months to see some of the worlds best tourist
attractions. This is the most popular type of visa for coming
to the United Kingdom. Visit the famous sights of London such
as Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Madam
Tussauds. Take a look at the wonderful history of the UK by going
to Tower of London and Windsor Castle.
The visa also allows you to come to the United Kingdom for a private
visit or to carry out limited business such as attending meetings
and briefings, fact finding, negotiating or making contracts.
The most common type of visitor’s visa is for those who
want to visit family and friends in the United Kingdom, more commonly
called a family visit visa.
The application for this visa is a two part process, the first
stage is completing the appropriate application forms which must
then be lodged at your nearest British Embassy.
Once your application has been submitted, an Entry Clearance Officer
will then call you for an interview to verify your application.
If your application is successful, your passport will be stamped
with your visa showing a start date and end date