Visitor Visa

Requirements and eligibility

You must meet some basic requirements to get a visitor visa. 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 yourhome country
  • convince an immigration officer that you will leave Canada at theend of your visit
  • have enough money 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 medical exam and letter of invitation from someone who lives in Canada.

How to apply online for a visitor visa: Using IRCC Portal

1. Create an account or sign in the IRCC Portal

2. Complete the online form and upload your documents

3. Pay with a credit card