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Visitor Visa

A Canadian visitor visa, also known as a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV), is a document issued by the Canadian government that allows foreign nationals to enter Canada for a temporary period of time for various purposes, such as tourism, visiting family or friends, or attending business meetings. The duration of stay allowed with a visitor visa can range from a few days to up to six months.

 

In addition, some foreign nationals may be eligible for an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) instead of a visitor visa. An eTA is an electronic document that is linked to a person's passport and is valid for up to five years or until the passport expires, whichever comes first. However, an eTA only allows for stays of up to six months at a time and is only available to citizens of certain countries who meet certain eligibility criteria.

A Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) is an official document that is issued by the Canadian government to allow foreign nationals to enter Canada for temporary purposes, such as tourism, business, or visiting family or friends. It is a type of visa that allows individuals to stay in Canada for up to six months at a time, and it is required for individuals from certain countries.

The TRV is usually issued as a stamp in the individual's passport, and it specifies the dates of the individual's authorized stay in Canada. In some cases, a multiple-entry TRV may be issued, allowing the individual to enter and exit Canada multiple times during the validity period of the visa. The length of the validity period varies, and it depends on the individual's country of origin and other factors, such as the purpose of their visit and their immigration history.

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Temporary Resident Visa
 
eTA (Visa Exempt Countries)
 

The Canadian Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) is a type of electronic visa that allows eligible foreign nationals to travel to Canada for tourism, business, or transit purposes. It is an electronic document that is linked to the traveler's passport and is valid for up to five years or until the passport expires, whichever comes first.

The eTA is intended for citizens of visa-exempt countries, which means that they can travel to Canada without obtaining a traditional visa. However, they still need to obtain an eTA before their trip. The application process for the eTA is simple and can be completed online. Applicants need to provide their personal information, passport details, and answer a few eligibility questions.

It is important to note that having an eTA does not guarantee entry into Canada. Border officials will still determine whether a traveler is admissible to Canada upon arrival. It is also important to ensure that the eTA remains valid throughout the traveler's stay in Canada, as it will be checked at border crossings and at the airport before boarding a flight to Canada.

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