Why was I issued a single entry visa instead of a multiple entry visa?
All applicants who are eligible for a multiple entry visa will be issued one. However, not all applicants will be eligible for a multiple entry visa. This remains at the discretion of a visa officer. A single entry visa may be issued in cases where, for example:
- An applicant is eligible for a fee-exemption and where the purpose of entry to Canada is limited (e.g., for an official visit by a foreign national);
- An applicant is participating in a one-time special event in Canada (e.g., Pan-American Games); and/or
- Country-specific procedures or guidelines are in place and approved by CIC.
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