This visa is issued for different purposes to enter in Canada. Canada tourist visa requirements are clear and easy to understand. The entire visa application process is online. Canada typically issues long-term multiple-entry visas valid for 5 to 10 years. When someone wants to go to Canada for a short period of time, usually less than 6 months, they have to get a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV).

The Temporary Resident Visa:

The Canadian Temporary Resident Visas are a category of visas for people who want to stay in Canada for a short period of time, usually 6 months or less. The advantage of Canadian Visitor Visa is that the respected High Commission of Canada does not issue less than 6 months’ visa even if you apply for single day to stay in Canada.

A Visitor Visa may be used for the following purposes.

  • Tourism Purpose (Best time for visit late April through mid-October-2020)
  • Business Purpose
  • Family Visit
  • To attend into the International Conference
  • To attend into the International Summer Program & So on.

Most people will need a Canadian Sticker Visa which grants them entry to Canada. Some nationals of countries which will only need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) and they are completely exempt and can enter freely with their passports without needing a visa. Let’s know the countries or nationals which needs visa to enter in Canada.


There are around 148 countries which need a visa to enter Canada. The nationals of these countries will have to go through the process of applying for a visa depending on their reason for wanting to visit the country.

The List of Visa-required Counties:

The following countries of travelers need a visa to come to Canada by any method of travel – plane, car, bus, train, or cruise ship.

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo (Dem. Rep. of), Congo (Republic of), Costa Rica, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea Guinea-Bissau. Guyana, Haiti,, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Libaria, Libya, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Kitts and Nevis, Sudan, Surinam, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates,Uruguay,Uzbekistan,Vanuatu,Venezuela,Vietnam,Yemen,Zambia, Zimbabwe.


To be eligible to apply for the Temporary Resident as Visitor for Canada you must be able to fulfill the following criteria:

  • Your Passport (With at least one blank page and min. 6 months’ validity).
  • Letter of support/invitation to Canada.
  • A cover letter that explains the purpose of your travel to Canada.
  • Identity and Civil Status Documents (Professional Documents)
  • Have enough funds to cover your stay in Canada.
  • Appropriate Canada Visa Application Forms.
  • Fill and sign a Canada Visa Application Center (VAC/VFS) and Consent Form.
  • Prove that your stay in Canada is temporary and that you will return to your home country (Bangladesh) once your visit is over.
  • Submit copies of your current immigration status in another country or in Canada if applicable.
  • Be ready to pay the necessary visa application fees and visa processing fees.
  • You must prove that you do not plan to work or study in Canada.
  • Be ready to submit visa application and give bio-metric at Dhaka Canadian VAC/VFS.
  • You must prove that you do not plan to work in Canada.

To start the application for the Canada Visitor Visa, there are several forms and steps that you as the applicant must go through. The steps for applying for a Canada visitor visa are explained below:

  • Confirm your eligibility to apply Canada Visitor Visa.
  • Complete the documents required for a Canada Visitor Visa.


The List of Visa-exempt Counties:

The following travelers need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to board their flight to Canada. Note that:  these travelers do not need an eTA if entering by land or sea – for instance driving from the U.S. or coming by bus, train, or boat, including cruise ship.

Andorra, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, British citizen, British National (Overseas), British overseas citizen (re-admissible to the United Kingdom),Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Gibraltar, Montserrat, Pitcairn Island, Saint Helena, Turks and Caicos Islands, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, must have a passport issued by Hong Kong SAR), Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Portugal Romania (electronic passport holders only), Samoa, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan (must have an ordinary passport issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Taiwan that includes the personal identification number), United Arab Emirates, United States, Vatican City State (must have a passport or travel document issued by the Vatican).

NOTE: Canada Electronic Travel Authorization (Canada eTA Visa) is not valid or applicable for Bangladeshi Passport Holders or Citizens. This is fully a part of fraud and fake for Bangladeshi Passport Holders. So Don’t destroy your valuable passport and don’t be victim of (Canada eTA Visa) scam. One more thing is very important to know that for the 4 countries (Bangladesh, Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore) Centralized Visa Issuance  Center is Canadian High Commission, Singapore. The Canada VFS (Dhaka Bangladesh) is the primly  service provider for the Government of Canada and  Authorized Administrative Center to receive the Visa Application and Passport Delivery Services to visa applicants in Bangladesh. The Canadian High Commission of Singapore is solely Visa Issuance Authority for the 4 countries including Bangladesh. So don’t mislead yourself or cheat by someone to apply any kind of CANADA VISAS other than CANADIAN VFS DHAKA BANGLADESH. In addition, India, Nepal, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam or Philippine or any other country in the world are not Authorized Visa Application & Issuance Center for Bangladeshi Citizens. 

Canada Electronic Travel Authorization (Canada eTA Visa) is a recent requirement for visa-exempted countries. This eTA is valid for five to ten years. This visa can be used to travel to Canada many times.


The Canada Visitor Visa processing time ranges from minimum 16 to 21 working days. Apply your visa in advance.

Can-Am Immigration is dedicated immigration based agency at Dhaka in Bangladesh.

Please talk to our Canadian Visitor Visa Expert by taking an appointment with this Cell No:  01970-254 254 Note: No one will be entertained without prior appointment.

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