Canada Visa Process for Indians

Indian passport holders must have a valid visa to enter the country.

Canada Visa Process for Indians

Canada Visa Process for Indians

Tourist visas can only be used for tourism and leisure purposes whereas a visit visa is often used for business meetings, attending a seminar, or other purposes. With a tourist visa, you’ll stay for 14 days or 30 days and it’s extendible for 40 days whereas with a visit visa you’ll stay for 90 days.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR CANADA VISA

1. Indian nationals holding a valid Indian passport can apply for Canada Visa.
2. Person who wishes to travel to Canada for the purpose of Tourism/Family or friends Visit/Business can apply for a visa through FastTrack. A person who seeks employment in Canada is not eligible to apply through FastTrack.
3. Travel insurance is a mandatory requirement for passengers traveling to Canada. FastTreck also provides Travel Insurance to passengers at an additional cost.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

Tourist Visa:

1. Passports: Valid for at least six months with a minimum of two blank pages available. Please attach all old passports.
2. Application Form: Canada visa application form, personal family information form, and consent form to be filled in completely and signed by the applicant. Please find the attached visa forms (Kindly note that the visa form has to be filled up online)
3. Photographs: Three recent color photographs in white background, 3.5cm x 4.5cm in size with 70 to 80% face visibility- (See specimen attached)
4. Covering letter: Covering letter on company letterhead to be addressed to The Visa Officer, Canadian High Commission, New Delhi. to mention the applicant’s name, nationality, passport details, the purpose of your visit overseas along with the duration and the date of travel, and expenses during the visit.
5. Invitation Letter: Invitation letter from invitee company/ host person to mentioning applicant’s name, nationality, passport details, the purpose of visit, period of stay with dates and also to be note that all the expenses including medical, boarding & lodging will be borne by the applicant or sponsor. the letter should be addressed- To the Visa Officer, Canadian High Commission, New Delhi.
6. Hotel confirmation voucher if already have booked.
7. Financial documents
8. Updated Bank Statement for the last 6 months with bank sign and seal.
9. Income Tax papers for the last 3 years
10. Salary slip last 06 month
11. Company registration copy

Business Visa:

1. Valid passport with at least 6 months validity from the date of travel.
2. 1 Form (to be filled online and sent along with the barcode receipt automatically generated after clicking VALIDATE button on the visa form). All Forms need to be filled SAME as per the passport and must be SIGNED by the applicant him/herself.
3. Family Sheet Form to be filled completely (without any blanks) and it has to be signed by the applicant himself and not by anyone else.
4. Two copies of the Original Barcode Receipt sheet.
5. 3 Photos (only white background).
6. Covering Letter (addressed to Canadian High Commission).
7. Invitation Letter:
   a) Invitation Letter from Canadian host / inviting Company on its letterhead stating the purpose of travel and duration of stay and should be duly signed with signatory’s name and designation.
   b) Proof of ongoing business activities between Canadian company and Applicant: Business Correspondence, Contracts between applicants/ applicant's business, and Canadian business, Shipment orders/invoices/bills of lading for goods sold.
8. Copy of Income Tax papers for the last 3 years.
9. Bank Statement (6 months).
10. Salary Slip for the last 6 months.
11. Proof of Employment.
12. Proof of Ongoing Business activities between Canadian company and applicant.
13. Contract between applicant business and Canadian business.
14. VFS Consent Form to be filled in and signed by the applicants only.
15. Authority Letter - to be signed by the applicant. Authority letters can be downloaded from the forms section of our website.
16. Proof of Occupation (For First Time Traveller):
   a) Company Registration Certificate / Certificate of Incorporation.
   b) Brief Company Profile
   c) Articles of Memorandum (In case the applicant is MD/Director)

NOTE

  • Please note that the information on the visa form needs to be EXACTLY the SAME AS GIVEN ON THE PASSPORT.
  • The visa form needs to be SIGNED BY THE APPLICANT HIM/HERSELF and not by anyone else on his/her behalf.
  • If an applicant does not have any given name or surname in the passport, Request you to please enter the name mentioned in the passport in the family name field in the application form and leave the given name blank. Please do not put N/A in the name field.

PROCESSING TIME

  • 20 Working Days or More.
  • Monday till Friday.