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Canada Visit Visa from UAE: Who can Apply?

Applying for visit visas for various nations across the world is simple due to Dubai’s position as a hub for international trade and tourism. One can apply for a Canada visit visa from Dubai in a relatively straightforward manner with a high likelihood of success (provided they meet the Canada visa requirements). How to apply for a Canada visit visa from Dubai for travel or business is explained in today’s blog post.

What is a visit visa?

Your passport will be stamped with a visitor visa, often known as a temporary residence visa. It demonstrates that you are eligible to enter Canada.

Most visitors to Canada require a visiting visa. If you’re traveling through a Canadian airport in transit before arriving at your final location, you could additionally require one.

A guest visa application is available online.

How long can you stay in Canada on a visa from the UAE?

Most travelers to Canada are permitted to stay for up to six months.

The border services officer at the point of entrance may let you stay for less than or more than six months. If so, they will record the deadline for your departure in your passport. They might also give you a document, called a visitor record, which will show the date you need to leave by.

If you don’t get a stamp in your passport, you can stay for 6 months from the day you entered Canada or until your passport expires, whichever comes first. If you need a stamp, you can ask a border services officer for one.

Eligibility for Canada visit visa

To obtain a visitor visa, you must fulfill a few prerequisites. You have to

  • Possess a valid travel ID, such as a passport
  • Be in excellent health and have no convictions for crimes or immigration-related offenses
  • Persuade an immigration official that you have ties to your native country, such as a job, residence, financial resources, or family.
  • Convince the immigration officer that you will leave Canada after your visit is over and that you have the funds to cover your expenses.
  • How long you plan to stay and whether you plan to stay in a hotel or with friends or family will determine how much money you will need.
  • A medical examination and a letter of invitation from a Canadian citizen may also be required.

Documents required when visiting canada from UAE

As a tourist 

  1. Travel history 
  2. A precise duplicate of one or more of the following
  3. Earlier passports and/or visas (used within the last 10 years to travel outside your country)
  4. Stamps for entry and exit
  5. Permits for employment or study that specify how long you will be away from home
  6. Valid or expired visas
  7. Flight details
  8. Hotel reservations
  9. Event registration (if any)

For business 

  1. Itinerary details showing how long you plan to stay and what you’ll do in Canada on your visit. 
  2. Flight details
  3. Event registration 
  4. Hotel reservation 
  5. Account statement to identify if you have enough money to support your visit. 
  6. Details about bank name and contact, account details for at least 6 months. 
  7. Employer information 
  8. Letter of employment from employer (no more than 3 months before you apply) 
  9. Confirmation about your job 
  10. Joining date of job 
  11. Description of your job and current salary 
  12. Information about your manager 
  13. Identity document 

You will need to submit these with a visa application. 

For temporary visit 

  • A letter written by your family in Canada.
  • It can confirm that your purpose for visiting Canada is valid.
  • A copy of the letter from the family member inviting you to Canada. The letter must be written to you from your family member.
  • One clear copy of previous passport or visas, entry and exit stamps, and valid visa. 
  • At least 6 months of account details. 

What does a Canada visa cost?

An up to five-year, multiple-entry visit visa runs about AED 388. Please be aware that the visa cost is not returnable, even if your application for a Canada visa is denied.

How long is the processing time for a Canada visit visa?

The processing time for visas is up to 35 days. The length of the Canada visa application period is mostly determined by how well the applicant meets the eligibility requirements and how quickly they are submitted as necessary.

Is it possible to buy a ticket before applying for a Canada visit visa?

You can purchase airline tickets both before and after applying for a Canada visa.

Consult with Gulf Migrates 

To ease the worry, you can always contact Gulf Migrates immigration consultants. We will guide you and plan out all details with respect to the type of visit you are planning. Call us right away.

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