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Canada Tourist Visa for Indians

Canada Tourist Visa for Indians

Canada is a vast country with scenic beauty, diverse cultural values, and limitless opportunities. This country has always remained a place of attraction for millions of travelers, students, and businessmen due to its technological advancements, strict laws, easy-to-adapt traditions, and above all modernization in every aspect of life and business. Whether you are visiting Canada as a businessman or as a tourist, you are bound to have permission for your visit or stay in the country. Getting a visitor or tourist visa for Canada from India can become exhasting and tedious if applicants do not correctly follow procedures and requirements.

Let us help you understand the process for your tourist visa for Canada to India

What is a Canada Tourist Visa?

A Canada visitor visa also referred to as a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV), is an official document/stamp affixed on your passport that allows foreign nationals to travel to and enter Canada as a tourist for a short-term purpose. The applicant can apply for a Canadian visitor/tourist visa online without any hassle. On the Canada Visitor visa, you may be allowed to stay for six months from the date of entry. However, visa validity could be upto ten years or less.

Eligibility for Canada Tourist Visa

  • Applicant(s) must have a passport and other supporting travel-related documents valid for up to six months from the intended date of entering into Canada.
  • Applicants must have enough funds to support their stay in Canada, where they may have to submit proof of available funds along with the application
  • Applicants need to provide Biometrics for this application.
  • If the applicant has plans to stay with their relatives in Canada then they have to submit the letter of invitation from the Host (family member or friend) along with the application. Else they have to provide a detailed travel itinerary of the part of countries they plan to visit.
  • Applicants must not have any criminal record.
  • Applicants must be in good health condition.
  • Applicants need to show ties to India, need to show proof of current job, family and home.

Documents Required: (This document list is not absolute, and this entirely depends on the person who is applying for the visa.)

  • A passport valid for six months or more from the date of travel.
  • Digital photos are usually used these days. To get exact information on the dimensions of the photo, go to
  • Duly filled and signed Canada visa application form (IMM 5257)
  • Proof of funds (Financial statements, Letter of employment, Tax filing documents, etc.)
  • A cover letter explaining why the Government of Canada should provide you with a Tourist visa or a Representative submission letter.
  • Letter of invitation from friends or family in Canada.
  • Travel Itinerary (Air tickets, Accommodation, etc.)
  • Proof that you are not planning to stay in Canada and will return to your home country like return tickets etc.


If you are planning to get a tourist Visa for Canada from India, then make sure you have submitted all the required documents correctly. 

If you still have any queries regarding the visa application process, feel free to reach out to us directly.