Canada Temporary Visa an Overview
Every year Canada welcomes more than 35 million temporary residents. Unless they are citizens of Canada, Canadian permanent Residents, Citizens of a visa-exempt country, individuals coming to Canada for the purpose of visiting, studying or working may need a Temporary Resident Visa from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to enter Canada.
Types of Temporary/ Non-immigrant visas:
Canada Visitor Visa:
This visa is granted to a person who either wants to visit his/her relatives in Canada or wants to enter Canada from tourist point of view. Generally, under this visa a person can stay in Canada for up to 6 months as a visitor.
Canada Student Visa:
This is a study permit that allows a foreign national to study in Canada in a specific program and in a specific university.
Canada work visa:
Work visa is generally granted to a foreign national who has an offer of employment from a Canadian company. This visa allows a foreign national to work in Canada on a temporary basis.
Parents and grandparents super visa:
This visa allows a stay of 24 months and that too without the need for renewal status to parents or grandparents of Canadian Citizens and permanent Residents to remain in Canada.