Visitor Visa

Temporary Resident Visa

Temporary Resident Visa (TRV),or visitor visa, is an official document issued by a Canadian visa office that is placed in applicant passport to indicate that applicant have met the requirements for admission to Canada as a temporary resident (either as a visitor, a student, or a worker)

Essential travel requirements

You must meet some basic requirements to travel to Canada. You must:

  • have a valid travel document, like a passport
  • be in good health
  • have no criminal or immigration-related convictions
  • convince an immigration officer that you have ties—such as a job, home, financial assets or family—that will take you back to your home country
  • convince an immigration officer that you will leave Canada at the end of your visit
  • have sufficient fund for your stay.
    • The amount of money you will need depends on how long you will stay and if you will stay in a hotel, or with friends or relatives.

You may also need a invitation letter from someone who lives in Canada/or medical exam.

Some people are not allowed to enter the country. You can be inadmissible for several reasons, including being involved in:

  • criminal activity
  • human rights violations
  • organized crime

You can also be inadmissible for security, health or financial reasons.