Visit on business

Visitor visas for business people and how to avoid problems or delays when bringing foreign business guests to Canada.

Determine your eligibility

What you need to visit Canada as a business visitor and what can make you inadmissible

Find out if you need a visa

List of countries whose citizens need a visa and what documents you will need to come to Canada

Apply for a visa to visit on business

Eligibility, how to apply, forms, fees and processing times

Check processing times

How long it takes to process visitor visas, work permits, extensions, online and paper applications

Find out what to do after you apply

Travel documents, changing your address, processing your application and medical exams

Prepare for your arrival

Documents to present to the border officer and a list of goods you can bring with you when come to Canada

Extend your stay in Canada

Extensions, how to get a visitor visa from within Canada, implied status and how to become a permanent resident of Canada

Bring your foreign business guests to Canada

Entry requirements, company responsibilities, what to do if a visa is refused and what to do if your visitor is refused entry to Canada


Questions about visiting Canada?

Questions about visiting Canada?

Before you arrive

Find out what you can bring to Canada when you cross the border.

2015 Pan American Games and Parapan American Games

Are you visiting Canada for the 2015 Pan American Games and Parapan American Games? See if you qualify for the accredited visa process.

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