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How to get a visa to Canada 2021

Posted by Avisa:   18.12.2020

Now we are at the end of 2020 and many tourists, businessmen and all those wishing to visit Canada have hope that in 2021 the sphere of tourism will gradually improve.

Unfortunately, Canada's borders have been closed for tourists since March 2020 and by decision of the Government of Canada will remain closed until January 21, 2021. However, the following people are eligible to enter Canada despite the closed borders:

  • Citizens of Canada.
  • Permanent residents of Canada.
  • Persons with special permits to enter Canada.
  • The closest family members of a Canadian citizen or person with a permanent residence permit in Canada.
  • Persons with a work visa to Canada.
  • Students.
  • Transit passengers, etc.

Although Canada's borders are closed, it is possible to apply for a visa. From   July 2020, anyone could have applied for a visa to Canada. But there are, and have been, some conditions, namely:

  • Documents must only be submitted online to your personal account (which you created previously) on the Canadian Government's website.
  • After receiving a letter from the Canadian Visa Center requesting your fingerprints, you must schedule the date and time for an appointment at the Canadian Visa Centre.,.

You are required to use only the courier service designated by the Visa Center of Canada to send your passport to the Visa Center for the pasting the visa into your passport.  Steps to getting a visa to go to Canada in 2021

  Step 1. Choosing the type of visa.

  Step 2. Collecting the necessary package of documents.

  Step 3. Translating documents into English or French.

  Step 4. Registering (creating an account) on the Canadian government's website.

  Step 5. Filling out all the application forms and attach the documents in your account.

  Step 6. Pay the consular fee of the Canadian Embassy online.

  Step 7. Get a letter from the Canadian Embassy about the need to give your biometric data fingerprints).

  Step 8. Sign up for an appointment at the Canadian visa center for biometric data.

  Step 9. Get a visa to Canada.

In our professional experience, the most important and the first step is to choose the right type of visa. This point is particularly important, because based on the chosen type of visa, certain documents will be collected, and certain information will be entered into the application forms. So, please consider the following types of visas:

Travel visa to Canada 2021 - issued to persons who plan to visit Canada for tourism, excursions, cruises, sightseeing, and visiting for short-term foreign language courses (up to 6 months).

Business visa to Canada 2021 - for applicants who want to visit Canada for business meetings with partners/contractors, attending seminars, conferences, and exhibitions.

A guest (or family) visa to Canada 2021 is requested by applicants who wish to visit relatives or friends living in Canada.

A child visa to Canada 2021 is required for children under the age of 18. This visa can be issued for different purposes, for example: tourism, visiting relatives, friends, visiting a children's camp, short-term language courses, etc.

A Super Visa (Parent and Grandparent Super Visa) to Canada 2021 is a type of non-immigrant visa for parents, grandparents of Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada. With this visa, visa holders can visit relatives in Canada, as well as stay in Canada for 2 years. It is forbidden to work with this visa.

A student visa to Canada 2021 is required for those applicants who plan to study in Canada for more than 6 months.

After choosing the type of visa that suits you best, you can start the next step - to collect a package of documents to obtain a visa to Canada for Ukrainians.

So, the documents need to be provided are:

  • All valid passports.
  • Documents confirming the purpose of a visit to Canada, for example, travel itinerary, booked tour, invitation from business partners, invitation from relatives/friends, invitation from an educational school, etc.
  • Documents confirming the applicant's financial condition, for example a certificate from the work about income, a tax report about income, bank statements, a certificate of dividends, and a sponsorship letter if the trip is not paid for by the applicant.
  • Documents confirming ties to the country of living: cars, real estate, birth certificates of children, marriage certificate, business.

The list of documents mentioned above is the basic list. A more complete list of documents can be created by our visa specialist after familiarizing himself with the situation of a particular client.

After you have collected the complete package of documents you need to translate these documents into English or French. Notarized translations for a visa to Canada are not necessary.  You may simply translate the document yourself if you know how.

The next step is to register on the Canadian government's website. When you take this step, you are already halfway to obtaining a visa to Canada. Registration may seem to be easy, but it is not. The issue is that all the information is in English or French.  If you do not know either English or French it will be difficult to understand and correctly complete the registration.

When you have managed to register, you will be able to start filling out application forms, as well as downloading documents. At this stage, you need to be as focused and truthful as possible to fill out application forms. Also, all documents must be downloaded by folders, preferably in a pdf file. When the forms are completed and the documents are loaded, you will be able to pay the consular fee with a debit card.  The currency of the card does not matter.

There are many difficulties and questions when filling out a visa application for a visa to Canada, so our specialists at Avisa will be able to provide you with professional help. Leave an application or leave us a message on the website  and get a free consultation from our visa specialist.

The next step is to receive a letter from the Canadian Embassy about giving your biometric data. Who will receive this letter? All applicants between the ages of 14 and 79. If you have already given your fingerprints, your data will be valid for 10 years.  After receiving this letter you have to schedule your appointment online at the Canadian Visa Application Center


Getting a visa to Canada 2021 is the last step. The validity of the visa can be from 6 months until the end of your passport. Each time the decision is made individually by a visa officer.

The cost of a visa to Canada depends on the type of visa:

The cost of a visas for tourist, business, or children is $ 185 CA.

The cost of a student visa to Canada is $235 CA. There may be additional costs depending on the situation, such as for a medical examination, a police certificate, or a language test of English or French.

The cost of Super visa to Canada is $185 CA and there may be additional costs for a medical examination and/or a police certificate.

Visa to Canada 2021 is be quite a complex process.  All applicants will have to confirm their purpose of travel, financial security, prove that you will not abuse the visa, for example for the purpose of immigrating to Canada.

By contacting our company, Avisa, you will receive expert, quality advice, answers to all questions concerning how to open a visa to Canada and completed application forms in accordance with all the requirements of the Government of Canada for your individual situation.

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