Different VISA categories & types to enter Canada

If you want to immigrate to Canada from your current country outside Canada, you will most likely need a VISA. Apart from the fact that you of course have an international passport.

A Canada VISA is a stamp on your passport that indicates that you have met all requirements and are therefore eligible to enter Canada.

Just as people have different reasons why they want to go to Canada, there are also different immigration programs and VISAs for different purposes. So it can get confusing when it comes to figuring out which VISA you should apply for or which applies to you.

In this article we will discuss this issue. We will inform you about the different programs and the appropriate VISA for entry to Canada.

We hope that the information here will help you find out which type of VISA applies to you, depending on why you want to move to Canada.

Different Canada Immigration Programs

As we have said in this blog over time, there are various Canada immigration programs. Which program is best for you depends on a number of factors, including why you want to go to Canada.

The Canada Immigration Program includes the following:

Express entry
Quebec immigration
Student Pathway
Provincial Nominee Programs
Canadian family sponsorship
Special PNP program
Federal Skilled Worker Program
Canada Federal Skilled trades class and more.

These programs can come with different types of VISA that have met all the eligibility criteria. Therefore, it is important that you have an idea of the type of VISA that allows you to enter Canada.

Just as there are various Canada immigration programs, there are also different Canada visa categories.

The different visa categories for Canada that you should know about are:

  1. Visiting visa
  2. Study visa
  3. Work visa
  4. Permanent visa
  5. Working Holiday Visa
  6. Business visa.
  7. And others…

These visas are self-explanatory when you look at their name.

The visiting visa is issued to immigrants who wish to enter Canada for visiting purposes. If you want to visit Canada, this is the visa you are given.

The Canada Student Visa is the visa for students who want to study in Canada.

Please note that depending on the type of visa, there are certain procedures that must be met before you can apply for these visas. Also note that applying for these visas is not free of charge.

Required fees for Canada VISA applications

Once you have met all the requirements for applying for a Canada visa, a certain fee is also required. The fee must be submitted together with your application.

To give you an idea of how much it costs, see below the fees for each type of visa.

Please note that the above rates are quoted in Canadian Dollars (C$) and rates may change at any time.

We hope that we have been able to give you information about the type of VISAs you can use to enter Canada, as well as an idea of the prices. If you need more information, please browse this blog using the search box or let us know about the comment feature.

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