application is for persons from designated countries who wish to
visit Canada for a temporary purpose, such as tourism, visiting
family or friends, or business trips. Visitor applicants must
satisfy a visa officer that their stay in Canada will be temporary.
Those wishing to study or work temporarily in Canada will probably
also need a student authorization or employment authorization.
visa is valid for one entry to Canada. A multiple entry visa permits
an unlimited number of visits during the validity period of the
visa. It is not necessary for a person returning to Canada from a
short visit to the United States, as long as the single-entry visa
is still valid.
To find out if
you need a visitor visa, check the list of
countries whose citizens need a visitor visa to enter Canada to
visit, study or work temporarily.
application to a visa office at a Canadian embassy, high
commission or consulate.
non-refundable processing fee must be paid at the time of
application for each person included in the application. Family
rates are available. Check the Fee Schedule
for Citizenship and Immigration