Tips on how to get a tourist visa to Canada

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  • Canada welcomes more than 35 million visitors each year.
  • In general, all individuals wishing to visit Canada, will have to apply for permission to enter Canada as a visitor known as Temporary Residence Visa.
  • Citizens of some countries do not require to obtain a visa to visit Canada. Instead, they are expected to obtain an electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) before their departure to Canada.
  • As a general rule, visitors are allowed to stay in Canada for a period of 6 months from the day of entry to Canada. Extensions may be applied for from within Canada.
  • Possession of a valid visa does not guarantee admission to Canada. When arriving to Canada, all visitors must demonstrate that the purpose of their visit to Canada is of a temporary nature, otherwise, they may be denied admission to Canada.


  • To apply for a visa, you can choose to apply online or submit a paper application at the nearest Visa Application Center.
  • You must satisfy an officer that you will leave Canada at the end of your stay
  • You must show that you have enough money to maintain yourself and your family members in Canada and to return home
  • You must show that you do not intend to work or study in Canada
  • You must satisfy the officer that you are law abiding and have no record of criminal activity, and will not be a risk to the security of Canada
  • You will need to pay $100 application fee for each applicant applying for visitor’s visa
  • It usually takes between 3 days and 2 months (depending on the country of application) to obtain visitor’s visa.


  • Purpose of Visit: Be clear about your purpose of visit to Canada and include documents supporting your purpose, such as an invitation letter from family members or organization(s) you plan to visit in Canada.
  • Financial Ability to Fund Your Trip: Financial ability to fund your intended trip to Canada is a very important factor for the Visa Officer. It is advisable to submit bank statements for the past 4 months to show stable income and transaction history. In addition to your bank statement, it is a good strategy to include employment letter with salary indication and property ownership documents.
  • Ties to Home Country: Visa Officer will also assess if the applicants would be willing to leave Canada at the end of the planned trip. It is always a good idea to include documents demonstrating your strong ties to your home country.


With several years of experience in Canadian immigration law, we believe that there isn’t one generic formula for all who wish to come to Canada. Specific and tailored approach is what each client’s matter requires and we take every client’s case very seriously.

Immigrating to a new country is perhaps one of the most important events in person’s life. Therefore, from the beginning, we act as honest advisors for our clients and assess their chances of immigrating to Canada. If a client is not ready to immigrate, we identify ways to improve his/her chances of successful immigration.

Our law firm is available to answer your questions about the application process. Once you retain our Canada immigration services, we will:

  • Review your application forms and the documentary evidence to ensure accuracy and suggest how to improve your application package
  • Prepare, perfect and submit your application
  • Draft letters and legal submissions on your behalf
  • Communicate with your Canadian Immigration Visa Office
  • Prepare you for your personal interview, if applicable
  • Track your application until your visa is issued
  • Help you with application problems, such as refusals, long delays or criminal inadmissibility issues

We listen to each client’s ambitions and future plans, and provide legal support to realize them. After obtaining necessary information in confidence, we select the most promising way for the clients to come to Canada and establish their future in this country.


Sobirovs Law is a new generation law firm that merges the latest technology with traditional excellence in legal services. We focus on immigration law and business law practices and feel honored to serve Canada’s multinational community. Fluent in several languages, our lawyers truly reflect this community and make up a dedicated team of legal advisors who focus on delivering tailored solutions to each client’s legal matters.

We have diverse client base: from investors and multinational corporations looking for business opportunities in Canada or relocating corporate management teams to Canada, to individuals hoping to settle in Canada. All our clients have one thing in common: they all work hard to succeed, and we share that passion with them. Whether it is a simple advice for an individual client or a complex international transaction for a business client, we provide cost-effective and pragmatic legal services that exceed client’s expectations. We believe that your success is our success. Because we care.


Information contained herein is intended as general introductory information only and is not legal advice. It should not be construed as legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. For information particular to your immigration situation, you should seek legal advice from an experienced immigration lawyer.

By |2018-02-26T19:57:37+00:00February 25th, 2018|Sobirovs Law Firm News|4 Comments


  1. Sherzod March 9, 2018 at 11:20 pm - Reply

    men hozirgi soham boyicha ishimni davom etirsam boladimi.

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      Sobirovs Law Firm March 11, 2018 at 9:17 pm - Reply

      Assalomu aleykum Sherzod. Kanadada ba’zi kasblar ancha qattiq nazoratga olingan va Kanadaga klib oldin malakangizni oshirishingiz talab qilinadi. Kasbingizga qarab siz bergan savolga javob har hil bo’ladi.

  2. mekan April 19, 2018 at 3:41 pm - Reply

    hello my name ıs mekan! ı am from turkmenıstan! how could ı get trouıst vısa to canada
    ı have fırst tıme ıt! what ı need to do make !:

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