Canada Visa

Canada Visa

Tourist Visa | Visit Visa | Open Work Permit | Dependent

Canada is an incredibly beautiful country with vibrant cities, rich culture, and natural wonders. Canadian visa for tourists or visitors is meant for the people who wanted to visit their family members or to see the tourist attractions in the country. We at Sanctum facilitate Canada open work permit visas for dependents of Indian citizens living in Canada on a student visa, work visa, or resident visa. If you are planning a trip to Canada, consult Sanctum for the visa services. We offer various visa services including the following.

  • Canada visa tracking
  • Canada visa process
  • Canada application filling
  • Canada visa for tourist
  • Payment of Canada visa fees

Canada Visa Requirements

A tourist visa is issued only for tourism and leisure. The Canada tourist visa is for individuals traveling to Canada for a short duration to visit the tourist attractions in Canada.

Documents Required for Canada Tourist Visa Application

    • Original Passport [Current and previous if applicable].
    • Proof of Stay or hotel bookings covering the whole duration of the intended stay.
    • Flight itinerary, do not book confirmed flight tickets until the visa is issued.
    • Based on your occupational status, you will need to submit employment or business-related documents.
    • Financial documents showing sufficient financial means for the period of stay.

PS. Please contact our consultants for further details on Canada Tourist Visa.

Canada visits visa is for individuals traveling to Canada for meeting family, relatives, friends, and attending graduation ceremonies. The visa is meant for paying visits to friends or relatives. This visa can be used for medical treatment purposes.

Documents Required for Canada Visit Visa Application

  • Invitation Letter 
  • For Nonimmigrant inviter’s Passport First, last, and Visa Page. 
  • For immigrant inviter’s Passport First, last page, PR card, or Naturalization letter. 
  • Address Proof 
  • Financial documents if sponsoring. 
  • PS. All documents mentioned in the tourist visa checklist would be required except hotel booking.

PS. Please contact our consultants for further details on Canada Visit Visa.

A Canada open work permit is a permit that is not specific to any job or NOC codes. You may be eligible for a Canada open work permit if you are a dependent family member of someone who applied for permanent residence or the spouse or common-law partner of a skilled worker or international student.

Documents Required for Openwork Permit Visa Application

  • For Nonimmigrant inviter’s Passport First, last, and Visa Page. 
  • Copy of principal applicant petition/university approved letter.
  • Principal applicant enrollment letter 
  • Kids birth certificate [if the child is accompanying] 
  • Original marriage certificate.
  • PS. All documents mentioned in the tourist and visit visa checklist would be required except hotel booking.

PS. Please contact our consultants for a further detailed checklist on Openwork Permit.

Spouses and dependent children, of Canada work permit holders, can travel to Canada on a dependent visa. Spouses must be married to the main applicant, and children must be never married and under the age of 21. Dependent visa validity is for an equal period of time as the spouse’s visa. 

Documents Required for Dependent Visa Application

  • For Nonimmigrant inviter’s Passport First, last, and Visa Page. 
  • Copy of principal applicants approved petition/permit.
  • Original marriage certificate.
  • Kids birth certificate [if the child is accompanying] 
  • PS. All documents mentioned in the tourist and visit visa checklist would be required except hotel booking.

PS. Please contact our consultants for further details on Dependent Visa.

Canada Partner Visa program is meant to sponsor spouses of Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Upon receiving the invite and support by their partners, this visa category allows the spouse to come, live, work, and settle permanently in Canada.

Documents Required for L2 Visa Application

  • Inviter’s Passport First, last Page. 
  • PR Card copy for permanent residence
  • Birth certificate.
  • Marriage certificate.
  • Financial statements as proof of financial stability.

PS. Please contact our consultants for a further detailed checklist on Partner Visa.

Sanctum Consulting Canada Visa Process and Services

  • Our consultants would keep the duly completed application form and the documentation set ready for the Canada visa.
  • Sanctum agents will provide all information on the documents to submit as per the Canada visa requirement.
  • The team will provide all the required letter formats for the visa.
  • We also assist in visa fee payments.
  • Schedule Canada visa appointments with Canada VAC for Biometrics. 
  • Prepare day-wise itinerary coinciding with your hotel bookings and travel plans for tourist visas.
  • Assistance on flight itinerary or a round trip flight reservation.
  • We’ll provide you with refundable/free cancellation/book now pay later hotel itinerary links for Canada visa application.

The Canada Embassy generally takes the decision within a time period of 8-25 calendar days. The processing time starts, post the document submission at VAC. Also, individuals can apply for the visa within 4 months from the travel date.

Sanctum Processing time would be 2-3 business days.

Same day delivery is available at additional cost.

  • We aim to provide you with the best services to ensure that you qualify and apply in a manner that results in visa approval.
  • We understand that every case is different; so we treat each case individually.
  • Same day issuance of travel insurance on actual policy cost.
  • Save Time & Effort at a minimal cost.
  • Visa Updates & Tracking!
  • Your documents are safe, secure, confidential and our process is transparent!
  • Early appointments are available at additional cost.
Frequently asked questions

What is the necessary list of documents for the Canada tourist visa?

  • The primary documents required for the Canada tourist visa are the Passport, financial documents, employment-related documents, travel itinerary.

How will I be able to apply for a tourist visa to Canada?

  • You need to arrange for the documents, fill the form, prepare a day-wise itinerary, book an appointment, and submit the documents and provide biometrics.

What amount should I be showing in my bank statements for Canada tourist visa?

  • It is always good to keep sufficient amount of money in the account for the visa purpose. As the embassy considers the financial stability of the applicant while taking decision on the application.

How long Canada tourist visa takes?

  • The processing time for the Canada visa is about 15 -35 business days. It is good to apply for the visa 3 months prior to the travel date.

Is there any interview for a Canada tourist visa?

  • No there is no interview required for the Canada tourist or visit visa. The applicant has to submit and attend the biometrics at the Canada visa application center.

Is it easy to get a Canada tourist visa?

  • It is not difficult to get your visa approved, if you are following the right direction for the process. Contact Sanctum consultants for guiding you with the process.

What is the difference between a tourist visa and a visit visa in Canada?

  • The Canada tourist visa is applied for touring around the country for a short vacation. Visiting visa is for people who wants to meet and spend some time with their closed ones living in Canada.

Is the bank statement required for a Canada visa?

  • Yes, it is mandatory that the applicant provides the financial statements to show the funds maintained for the trip.

Does the Canadian Embassy verify bank statements?

  • There is a high probability that the Canada embassy might check the statements because the financial stability of the candidate is an important factor in making the decision on the visa.

Is flight ticket mandatory for Canada tourist visa?

  • It is not mandatory, however showing a flight itinerary makes the visa officer believe that one has prepared for the trip.

What is a dependent visa?

  • The Canada dependent visa allows the dependents to join the primary applicant who is on a work permit or a study visa in Canada.

What is the processing time of a dependent visa?

  • The general processing time for a dependent visa is 9-12 months from the date of the lodging of the application.

Is the relationship certificate required for the Canada Dependent visa process?

  • Yes, it is mandatory, the marriage certificate for the partner and the birth certificate[if kids are traveling] is required for the Dependent visa processing.

How does an open work permit visa work?

  • The open work permit visa allows the dependents of the student visa holders to work in Canada legally. The spouse can apply for this type of visa and can support the partner in Canada by working.

What is the processing fee for the open work permit visa?

  • The processing fee of the visa is 100 CAD, additionally, there would be charges involved for the biometrics fee if applied offline.

Can I apply for my open work permit visa online?

  • Yes, you can apply for the visa online for Canada, by submitting all your documents online. You need to go and submit your passport for the stamping when it is asked.