Canada Tourist Visa for Indians

Canadian tourist visa is the temporary visa option available for the purpose of tourism and recreational purposes. Tourist visa is granted for the period of maximum of 10 years. Under this rule a candidate can enter and exit Canada for six months upto 10 years.

Canada plans to be amongst top 10 international destinations in the world by 2025. Tourists can enjoy  the grandeur beauty of Canada and the country also has various key tourist attractions. Following are those attractions:-

  • ✍National Parks
  • ✍Nightlife
  • ✍Food
  • ✍Recreation
  • ✍Helicopter and Balloon Rides

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be eligible for Canadian Tourist Visa there are various requirements a candidate needs to fulfill. If any of the requirements are not there, a candidate may not be eligible to go forward in the process. Following are those requirements for the same:-

  • A candidate may be of good health.
  • A candidate ought to be of good character.
  • A candidate ought to possess enough funds to support their stay in Canada
  • A candidate must possess a valid passport or travel document
  • A candidate must leave the country when the visa gets expired.

A candidate may also need the following things:-

  • Letter of Invitation
  • Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) as per the candidate citizenship status
  • Medical Examination

Documents Required

There is a list of documents that are required for the Canada Tourist Visa. Candidates needs to submit these documents in order to proceed further:-

  • Original Passport
  • Canada Visa Application form duly filled
  • Passport sized photographs
  • Covering letter on the company letterhead mentioning the candidate’s name, designation, passport number, purpose and duration of visit in brief.
  • Bank Statements for 6 months
  • Proof of employment like salary slip or appointment letter or NOC from Employee
  • If retired, retirement proof/pension passbook or slips
  • If student, concerned school/college ID card copy
  • Day to day Itinerary
  • Self employed people should submit shop act/MOA/Deed
  • Asset Details (if planning ti stay beyond the 3 months time period)

How to Submit Tourist Visa Application?

There are 2 different modes to submit the application for tourist visa. Following are those modes and how to fill up the application through that mode:-

Paper-Based Mode

Candidates can apply for Canadian Tourist Visa through paper based mode as well. It takes little bit more time to submit the same as then application needs to be send to the concerned department by the post.


Online Mode is one of the most preferred methods by the candidates who aspire to submit the application for the Canadian Tourist Visa. It helps to save time as it can be submitted quickly saving the money for the post. and candidates can get the case updates online.

Processing Time

As per the embassy processing time it takes 45 days or more for visa to get stamped if the candidate is outside Canada. If the candidate is in Canada it takes 14 days for online based application and 19 days for paper based application. Candidates have to be patient enough in order to attain the required visa.

Types of Tourist Visas

There is couple of sub-categories under the Canadian Tourist Visa. A candidate can travel to Canada under following 2 sub categories only:-

  • Single Entry

As the name suggests, single entry visa allows the candidate to travel to Canada just once. This means once you have left the Canada under this visa then a candidate needs to gain visa in order to come back to Canada.

  • Multiple Entry Visa

Multiple Entry Visa is valid for 10 years. Under this a person can travel to Canada for six months at a time and as many times they want during the period of 10 years or till the time passport expires, whichever is early.

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