Canada Visa from Malaysia - How to Apply for Canada Visitor Visa Application And Requirements Guide - Visa Reservation (2023)

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Have you heard about Canada? It’s a country full of wonders from its amazing natural attractions like the mountain ranges of its national parks to the bustling cities like Quebec and Montreal. You won’t have far to go to do something exciting, fun and, most of all, memorable! In this article, learn more about how to apply for a Canada Visitor Visa from Malaysia – online and in-person, processing time at the Canadian visa application center, flight itinerary and Canada visitor visa application process.

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Applying for a Canada Visitor Visa from Malaysia

If you are located in Malaysia and want to go to Canada, don’t worry! It’s easy to apply for your visa. You can apply either:

  1. Online – the website of website of Immigration, Refugee, Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has everything you need to get your visa
  2. In-person – apply at VFS Global based in Kuala Lumpur

Types of visas for Canada

If you plan to visit Canada as a tourist, you will need to apply for a Visitor Visa. This is a type of Temporary Resident Visa and you need to obtain one before you arrive in Canada

The visitor visa will allow you to stay in Canada for up to 6 months for tourism, visiting family/friends or conducting business.

If you plan to go for another reason, there are other types of temporary resident visas available:

  1. Parent and grandparent super visa – if you are visiting your children/grandchildren for up to 2 years
  2. Transit visa – if you are connecting between 2 international flights, in less than 48 hours

You can find further information about types of visas on the IRCC website.

Depending on your reason for traveling to Canada, you can choose to have your visa issued as:

  1. Single entry
  2. Multiple entry

Single entry means you will be allowed to enter Canada once before the visa expires. Multiple entry means you can enter Canada as many times as you wish before expiry of the visa.

The Canada Visitor Visa Application Process

If you are applying for a visitor visa from Malaysia, your application will take 8 days to be processed by the visa office. However, it could take longer due to any of the following reasons:

  1. The type of visa
  2. Whether you need to provide more information/documents
  3. If you submit an incomplete application
  4. The time it takes for your application to be sent to the main visa office (if applying at your local visa application center)

It is your responsibility to apply well in advance of your departure date.

How to apply for a Canada visitor visa from Malaysia

As mentioned above, you may apply for a Canada visitor visa online or in-person. Before you decide, consider the benefits if you apply online:

  1. No courier fees or mail delivery time
  2. Online applications may be processed more quickly
  3. Avoid processing delays
  4. You can submit additional documents online, if required
  5. No need to submit your passport immediately
  6. Get updates on the status of your application

Whether you apply online or in-person, there are 4 steps which you must follow:

  1. Gather documents
  2. Complete the application
  3. Pay the fees
  4. Submit the application – either electronically (online application) or at the visa office (paper/in-person application)

How to apply for a Canada visitor visa online

Go to the website of IRCC and click on “Menu” – “Immigration and citizenship” – “Visit”:

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Under “Services and information”, click on “Apply for a visitor visa”:

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Click on “Apply”:

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Scroll down to “How do you want to apply” and choose “Online” and click on “Get instructions”:

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On the next page, there is a link for the instruction guide which will guide you through the application process. If you are happy to get started, click on “Apply for a visitor visa”:

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You will have to create an account:

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Then, you can sign in and begin your application:

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After you have finished the online application, you will be asked to pay the fees and upload your documents.

How to apply for a Canada visitor visa in-person

To apply in-person, you will submit your application to VFS Global. There are 7 steps to follow:

  1. Step 1 – Identify visa type
  2. Step 2 – Begin your application
  3. Step 3 – Book an appointment
  4. Step 4 – Pay the fees
  5. Step 5 – Visit the visa application center
  6. Step 6 – Track your application
  7. Step 7 – Collect your passport

Go to VFS Global’s website and where it says “Apply for a visa” click on “Start now”:

Step 1 – Identify visa type

Click on the relevant link to find out what visa you need for your trip:

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Step 2 – Begin your application

You can complete your application form by:

  1. Downloading it – click on the link for the application form and choose IMM 5257 – Application for Temporary Resident Visa. You still need to print the completed form along with 2 copies of the 2D barcode:
  2. Apply online and submit the form electronically

Step 3 – Book an appointment

You ONLY need tobook an appointment if you need to provide biometrics. If you have provided this data within the last 10 years and are simply handing over your application to be processed, there is no need to make an appointment. To check whether you need to provide biometric data, go to the website of IRCC.

Making appointments with the visa application center is generally free and can be done yourself. However, If you are running short of time or not sure where to apply to or have no idea on how to get this done yourself then not to worry, we will make the appointment for you for a small service fee!

Booking a visa appointment using our services is pretty simple! All you have to do is follow the 3 simple steps below:

  1. Visit the link to schedule the visa appointment
  2. Submit the appointment details, visa you are applying for, visa office you need the appointment for, the country you need the appointment IN and make the payment
  3. Receive appointment confirmation in email

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You can also make an appointment on your own by following the steps below:

Go to VFS Global’s website and book your appointment in one of the following ways:

  1. Online – click on the link for scheduling an appointment
  2. By telephone – call the helpline number: 1800 888 364
  3. By email – use the web form
  4. By Webchat – click on “Chat now”
  5. In-person – you can visit the visa application center in-person

Step 4 – Pay the fees

You will pay for 2 types of fee at the same time:

  1. Application processing fee
  2. Biometric fee

As mentioned above, the fees must be paid before you submit your application online or when you attend your appointment at the visa application center. Fees are subject to change at any time and will not be refunded even if your application is rejected.

Type of VisaFee in Can $
Visitor visa (including super visa) – per person

Single or multiple entry temporary resident visa

$100
Visitor visa – per family (1 fee per family of 5 or more people)

Single or multiple entry temporary resident visa. Maximum fee for a family of 5 or more people applying at the same time and place

$500
Biometric Fees
Biometrics (per person)$85
Biometrics (per family) (2 or more people)

Maximum fee for a family of 2 or more people applying at the same time and place

$170

VFS Global has a range of other services such as courier services and photocopying. For further information, check out their website.

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How to pay the fees for your application

Click on the link which you’ll find on the visa website:

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You will be directed to IRCC’s website where you can pay the fees online:

If you are unable to make online payments, you can pay the fee at the visa application center.

Step 5 – Visit the visa application center

On the day of your appointment:

  1. Arrive at least 15 minutes before your time slot
  2. Take a printed copy of your visa application, 2D barcoded sheets (2 copies), passport bio page (2 copies), as well as a valid passport or travel document with at least 2 pages that are blank on both sides
  3. Take the Biometric Instruction Letter (BIL) (if you have applied online)

You will hand over your application and supporting documents, provide a scan of your fingerprints and have your photo taken (if you are providing biometrics). You will also pay the fees and receive a receipt with a unique number which you can use to track your application.

Take a look at VFS Global’s website for more information about what to expect when you visit the application center before you get there. It pays to be aware, so you are prepared!

Step 6 – Track your application

You can track your application in the following ways:

  1. On VFS Global’s website
  2. Webchat: Chat Now
  3. Email:info.camy@vfshelpline.com
  4. Helpline number: 1800 888 364
  5. Visit the visa application center in-person

Step 7 – Collect your passport

After a visa application decision has been made, you can pick up your documents from VFS Global or have them returned to you by courier for an additional fee ($23.04/73 MYR 1-way courier).

If you are collecting the decision envelope from VFS Global in-person, you must provide the following:

  1. A copy of the stamped biographic page of your passport
  2. The original visa application center services receipt
  3. A form of government identification

It is your responsibility to make sure the visa issued has the correct dates, single or multiple entry and for the correct purpose of the trip. If there are any issues, you must bring it to the attention of the visa office immediately, otherwise, it may affect your ability to enter Canada.

Required documents

Whether you are applying online or in-person, there is a list of required documents that you will need to submit with your visa application. There is a document checklist you can refer to. Documents include

  1. Temporary Resident Visa application form – IMM 5257 – fully completed and signed
  2. Passport – valid for the duration of your stay in Canada and for at at least 6 months past your trip. It must have at least 2 blank pages
  3. Cancelled and expired passports, if applicable
  4. 2 photos with your name and date of birth written on the back. Read the full photo requirements. NOT REQUIRED if you are providing biometrics
  5. Proof of legal residency status in the country where you are currently living (if not your home country)
  6. Travel authorization letter (if the applicant is a minor) including parent (s) passport
  7. Visa fee

It is important to note that further documents may be required depending on where you are applying from. Applicants from Malaysia need to submit other specific documents. To find these documents, go to the “Apply online” page and click on “Read the instruction guide”:

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Go to the “Gather documents” section and click on the link for “Application for a visitor visa”:

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Scroll down to “Select a country/territory” choose Malaysia and click on “Get documents”:

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It is important that you get the documents for the country you are applying from. There are different documents for each country and if you don’t include these, your application may be rejected.

On the next page, click on “Visa office instructions – Visit (IMM 5890)”:

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You will then be directed to the visa office instruction document:

Remember! The above document must be used in conjunction with the document checklist IMM 5484 and it needs to be placed on top of your application pack.

You should read the instructions carefully! Additional documents for applications from Malaysia include:

  1. Birth certificate
  2. Marriage certificate
  3. Details of your itinerary in Canada – provisional travel arrangements, such as an airline and hotel booking
  4. Proof of previous travel to Canada within the last 10 years (if applicable)
  5. VFS Consent form
  6. Proof of sufficient funds/financial support – bank statements, payslips or other proof of income such as pension income. If you are not paying for your own trip, provide a letter signed by the person paying along with their passport and bank statement and proof of relationship. Documents should be dated within the last 3 months
  7. Family Information form IMM 5707 – fully completed, dated and signed
  8. Proof of employment – letter stating company’s contact details, your position, date of hire, salary, and approval of absence. If you are self-employed – evidence of your business e.g. business registration etc

If you’re planning to obtain your flight reservation for visa without paying for the ticket, all you have to do is follow the 3 simple steps below:

  1. Visit the Visa Reservation website to choose the right package
  2. Submit the travel details and make the payment online
  3. Receive flight itinerary in email

In addition to the above, provide the following evidence, based on your situation or purpose of travel:

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Visiting family/friends

  1. Letter of invitation stating purpose and duration of your trip
  2. Proof of relationship
  3. Inviter’s citizenship/immigration document

Parent/Grandparent visa

  1. Invitation letter stating the number of people in the household and proof of citizenship of the person you will be staying with
  2. Proof of relationship
  3. Employer’s letter/tax returns/most recent T4 or T1
  4. Proof of medical insurance with cover for at least 1 year and $100,000 to cover hospitalization, repatriation and health care

If you are a student

  1. Letter from your school confirming approval of absence and when you are required to return

If you are a domestic worker traveling with your employer

  1. Work permit
  2. Employer’s ID/passport
  3. Proof of employer’s business
  4. Letter stating your employer will cover all expenses and explanation of trip
  5. Itinerary showing you are traveling together

If you are traveling for business/attending a conference

  1. Employer’s letter stating approval of trip, purpose, you name, position, salary and date of hire and a statement indicating who will be paying
  2. Invitation letter from the person who you will be conducting business with/attending a conference with

If you are a returning student with a valid work permit

  1. A copy of the transcript for the program in which you are enrolled
  2. Valid Canadian study permit
  3. Letter from the current school in Canada confirming your enrolment

If you are a short-term, one-term or summer school student

  1. Letter of acceptance from the Canadian school showing exact fees, course start and end dates

If you are a returning worker holding a valid work permit

  1. Letter from your employer in Canada confirming ongoing employment to include employer’s name and contact details, your position, salary and date of hire
  2. Valid Canadian work permit
  3. Notice of Assessment from the Canada revenue agency, statement of monies paid and payslips for most recent year of employment in Canada

If you are applying for a transit visa

  1. Air ticket and travel itinerary
  2. You must indicate the number of times you will be entering Canada and the dates and times for each entry and exit
  3. Valid visa for country of final destination
  4. Letter of invitation from the inviter in the country of destination or a letter of intent stating the purpose of your trip

It is very important to read this document carefully and get all the required documents relevant to your circumstances and why you are going to Canada.

Please note, you must include a certified translation for any document that is not in English or French.

Getting the required documents together is one of the most important parts of the visa application process. If you forget to submit everything, it could lead to your application being rejected. Check several times that you have everything you need.

After you submit your documents

After you have submitted your application, it will be reviewed by the visa office. If anything is missing, your application will be returned to you without being processed.

Then, your application will be assessed and the visa officer may contact you to confirm any of the information you have provided or they may call you in for an interview. It’s best to comply with any requests as soon as you can, so your application can be processed as quickly as possible.

Once a decision has been reached, you will be notified of the outcome which will be either:

  1. Approved – you will receive your passport with the visa attached to one of the pages
  2. Rejected – you will receive your passport with a letter explaining why it was denied

The following reasons may result in a rejected application:

  1. Invitation letter is not fully completed – if you have to provide an invitation letter make sure it has all the required information, such as the purpose and duration of the trip
  2. Documents are dated over 3 months ago – some documents you may need to provide, such as proof of financial support, need to be dated within 3 months of the date you are applying for the visa
  3. The visa officer doubts you will return home – it is up to you to provide evidence that you intend to return to your home country before the visa expires. Suitable documents could be proof of property or an employment letter etc
  4. You have given false information – whatever you do, don’t do this! It could affect your ability to go to Canada now or in the future

Contact details for VFS Global

Address: Suite 19-03, Floor 19, Wisma MCA, 163 Jalan Ampang, 50450, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Email: info.camy@vfshelpline.com

Helpline Number: 1800 888 364

Opening Hours

FAQs

1. If I live in Malaysia, can I still apply for a Canada visa?

Yes, you may apply online at www.canada.ca or in-person at the Canada visa application center in Kuala Lumpur

2. I want to go to Canada to work, can I apply for a visitor visa?

You need to get the correct permit before applying for a visa. Once you have the necessary permit, you will get the appropriate visa. For further information, go to the IRCC’s website

3. Can I get a visa on arrival in Canada?

No, you must get a visa before you arrive in Canada

4. I have a visa issued as single entry. What does this mean?

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Single entry means that you will be able to enter Canada once with your visa

5. How will I know what is happening with my application?

When you submit your application, you will be given a unique tracking number, so you can track your application’s progress. Read this article to find out different ways to do this

6. Do I need to apply for a visa and an eTA?

No, you need either a visa OR an eTA. See the IRCC website for more information

7. If my application gets rejected, will I receive a refund of the fees paid?

No, the fees are non-refundable and are charged to cover the processing costs of your application

8. How can I pay the fees?

You pay the fees online at IRCC with a credit or debit card. If you are unable to pay online, you can do so at the visa application center. You should check with the office as to which payment methods are available

9. Do I need to provide biometric data when I apply for a visa?

You need to provide biometric data, but only if you have not done so within the last 10 years

10. Do I need to make an appointment at the visa application center?

If you are simply handing in your application, no appointment is necessary. However, appointments are mandatory if you need to provide biometric data

Conclusion

To apply for your Canada Visitor Visa online:

  1. Create an account
  2. Complete your application online
  3. Pay the fees
  4. Submit your application

If you are applying in-person, follow the steps below:

  1. Gather your documents
  2. Complete your application form
  3. Make an appointment (if biometrics are required)
  4. Pay the fee
  5. Submit your application

Step 6 – Get your visa! Then, the fun can begin!

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FAQs

How can I apply for Canada tourist visa from Malaysia? ›

You can download the visa application form, fill it in, print the completed form, and bring it with you to the Visa Application Centre for submission. You can also submit your online application directly to Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Fill out the application form electronically.

What are the requirements to apply for Canada tourist visa? ›

You must:
  • have a valid travel document, like a passport.
  • be in good health.
  • have no criminal or immigration-related convictions.
  • convince an immigration officer that you have ties—such as a job, home, financial assets or family—that will take you back to your home country.
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How much bank balance is required for Canada visitor visa? ›

Funds Needed for a Canada Tourist Visa

per month for their monthly expenses, and if an applicant is coming for tourism, then 2,000 CAD (INR 1,22,805 approx.) for 30 days per person is enough.

How much is Canada visa fee in Malaysia? ›

Visa Fee is CAD $100 per pax and Biometrics Fee is CAD $85.

Biometrics provided in the past will still be valid for 10 years from time of enrolment.

How long does it take to get Canada visitor visa? ›

The processing time for a Canada tourist visa is 15 days, if your documentation is done properly. A business visa takes 1 to 6 weeks of processing time. A temporary resident visa application takes 16-20 days to be processed.

How do I know if my Canadian visa is approved? ›

You will notice an approved stamp. This means that your Visa has been approved and now you can move to Canada. If you don't see any stamp then there will be another letter that specifies the reason for rejection of your Visa. Nowadays, not many try their hands-on applying for Visa through the Post.

Is Canada visitor visa easy to get? ›

The Canada Visit Visa is a straightforward visa application giving you the ability to visit Canada for a period of up to 6 months. Single entry visas and multiple entry visas are the two types of Canada visas available in Canada. Foreign nationals can only enter Canada once with a single-entry visa.

What are the chances of getting visitor visa for Canada? ›

Temporary Resident Visa Approval Rate
YearApproval RateTotal Refused
201774%493,995
201870%716,947
201964%783,909
202066%171,334
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How can I fill my Canadian visitor visa online? ›

You can download the visa application form, fill it in, print the completed form, and bring it with you to the Visa Application Centre for submission. You can also submit your online application directly to Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Fill out the application form electronically.

How long does Canada visitor visa take after Biometrics? ›

How Long Is The Canada Visa Processing Time After Biometrics? Depending on the Canada tourist visa you are applying for it can take up to 30 days to process after biometrics.

What is proof of financial support in Canada for visitor visa? ›

Proof of financial means to cover the expenses for the duration of your visit: o Bank statements showing the past 3-month transaction history and the average balance for the past 6 months. o Any additional relevant documentation (employment letter, pay slips, proof of pension, business registration, investments, etc.).

What happens after biometrics for Canada visitor visa? ›

After you have submitted your biometrics to the IRCC with your visa application it should take around 8 weeks to receive your valid visa. Each case can vary so always discuss with your immigration lawyer or consultant.

Is interview required for Canada visa? ›

When you arrive in Canada, you'll have to go through two screening interviews. If all your documents are available and in order, they should be over quickly.

How much does Visitor visa cost? ›

The fee for E-tourist Visa is USD 60 per passenger.

How do I know if my visa is approved? ›

You can check the status of your visa application on ceac.state.gov. If your visa has been denied, you may find useful information on Ineligibilities and Waivers on usvisas.state.gov.

Why is Canada visitor visa taking so long? ›

2022 has been a frustrating year for many Canadian immigration applicants who have been waiting far longer than expected for their applications to be processed. One of the reasons processing times are so high is because Canada is processing record-high quantities of applications across many different categories.

Why is Canadian visa taking longer 2022? ›

A sudden increase in student visa applications as well as the pandemic-induced backlog has resulted in a delayed visa process.

How long it will take after biometrics? ›

Your biometrics will allow USCIS to conduct the required background check so your case adjudication can continue. The appointment typically lasts around 15 minutes. Once your fingerprints are taken, it generally takes 30-45 days for the FBI clearances to appear in USCIS's system.

How long does it take to get visa after biometrics Canada 2022? ›

How long does it take to get a visa after Biometrics Canada 2022? It takes around 8 weeks to get a visa after submitting your biometrics along with the work permit to the IRCC.

Do I need biometrics for Canada visitor visa? ›

Example: if you apply for a visitor visa, study or work permit, you'll need to give your biometrics before we start to process your application.

What documents need for visitor visa? ›

The documentation required for the B2 visa includes:
  • Your passport.
  • Proof of funds.
  • Letters supporting your reason of visiting the US.
  • Adequate insurance coverage.
  • Details of who you are staying with and where.
  • Air tickets.
  • Evidence that you will return to your home country.
  • Financial documents.

Does Canada tourist visa get rejected? ›

Your application may be refused because: the official deciding your case has reason to believe you'll stay in Canada beyond your authorized stay. you're inadmissible to Canada.

How do I know if my visa is rejected? ›

Upon visa refusal, you will get a letter from the consulate stating the reason for refusal. This will help you reapply after a specific period of time by rectifying the mistake. Also, some of the consulate websites provide the visa status with the reason for rejection, if any.

Will tourist visa be rejected? ›

Reasons for visa refusal

Your visa may be rejected, if you have provided wrong information in your visa application form. If you have a past history of criminal activities against you. If you apply for a visa without a valid justification on a short notice.

How can I upload my documents for Canada visa? ›

Follow these instructions to upload your documents through your online account:
  1. Sign in to your account.
  2. Look for your application under View the applications you submitted.
  3. Under the Action column, click Check full application status.
  4. At the top of the page, click View submitted application or upload documents.
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How do I put my signature on my Canadian visa application? ›

If you apply online:

Upload the form to your account. After you upload all the forms for your application, click the “Next” button that appeared below your uploaded documents. This is your electronic signature.

Can I bring my parents to Canada on visitor visa? ›

With the parent and grandparent super visa, eligible parents and grandparents can visit family in Canada for longer periods of time than with a visitor visa. The super visa is a multi-entry visa that provides multiple entries for a period up to 10 years.

Can visa get rejected after biometrics? ›

Yes. Biometrics is just a beginning of your visa application process. Visa can be rejected or approved.

How long does it take to process a visitor visa? ›

600 Visa Processing Times
Stream75% of applications processed90% of applications processed
Tourist20 days33 days
Business Visitor9 days20 days
Frequent Traveller5 days18 days
Sponsored Family50 days70 days
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How long does it take to get travel document after biometrics 2022? ›

The travel document usually arrives within 150 days (sometimes longer) after submitting your application. You can't leave the country until you have your approved travel document in hand, so you should expect to spend the 3–5 months after submitting your green card application in the United States.

How do I show proof of funds in Canada? ›

Federal skilled workers immigrating to Canada can submit their bank statements or letters from financial institutions as proof of funds. These documents can also include current balance in joint accounts. Outstanding payments on loans and credit card debts should also be taken into account.

Is bank statement necessary for visa? ›

Ans. Yes, a bank statement is one of the few financial statements which have been categorised as required as financial documents necessary for US student visa application. Some other F-1 visa proofs of funds include- property papers, passbooks, loan letters, etc. Ques.

How does a Canadian Embassy verify bank statements? ›

The Embassy does not check bank statement in case of every applicant. It is done on random basis or in case of doubt.

Does VFS take your passport? ›

At the end of the passport collection process VFS requests that every collecting person signs off the Register of Passport collection. Upon collection of passports, applicants are advised to check that the visa granted meets with their travel schedule.

What documents are required for biometrics for Canada visa? ›

Bring a printed copy of your visa application, 2D barcoded sheets (2 copies), passport bio page (2 copies), as well as a valid passport or travel document with at least 2 pages that are blank on both sides.

Do Malaysians need a visa to visit Canada? ›

Canada tourist visa is required for Malaysian citizens. The stay is usually short with a period of 180 days and visa expires in 180 days. Applicant is required to be present when applying for Canada tourist visa. A total of 12 documents are required for applying Canada tourist visa.

How long Malaysian can stay in Canada? ›

Most visitors can stay for up to 6 months in Canada. If you're allowed to enter Canada, the border services officer may allow you to stay for less or more than 6 months. If so, they'll put the date you need to leave by in your passport. They might also give you a document.

How long is Canada tourist visa valid for? ›

While valid, a multiple entry visa will let you travel to Canada for six months at a time as many times as you want. It will be valid for up to 10 years or one month before your passport expires, whichever is shorter. You must arrive in Canada on or before the expiry date on your visa.

Can Malaysian apply Canada visa in Singapore? ›

Yes Malaysians need visa to travel to Canada. IVC Services assist in getting tourist visa for Canada from Singapore for Malaysian Citizens. Applicant should be resident in Singapore to apply for Canada visa from Singapore.

Is interview required for Canada visa? ›

When you arrive in Canada, you'll have to go through two screening interviews. If all your documents are available and in order, they should be over quickly.

Does Canada give 10 years visa? ›

The super visa is a multi-entry visa that provides multiple entries for a period up to 10 years. The key difference is that the super visa allows an individual to stay for up to 5 years at a time in Canada, while a 10-year multiple entry visa would only have a status period for each entry of six months only.

How long does Canada visitor visa take after Biometrics? ›

How Long Is The Canada Visa Processing Time After Biometrics? Depending on the Canada tourist visa you are applying for it can take up to 30 days to process after biometrics.

What is the next step after biometrics for Canada visitor visa? ›

After you have submitted your biometrics to the IRCC with your visa application it should take around 8 weeks to receive your valid visa. Each case can vary so always discuss with your immigration lawyer or consultant.

How long does it take for Canada visa after Biometrics? ›

We process most Student Direct Stream applications within 20 calendar days after we receive your biometrics, if you meet the eligibility.

Is Canada visitor visa easy to get? ›

The Canada Visit Visa is a straightforward visa application giving you the ability to visit Canada for a period of up to 6 months. Single entry visas and multiple entry visas are the two types of Canada visas available in Canada. Foreign nationals can only enter Canada once with a single-entry visa.

What is the difference between visitor visa and tourist visa in Canada? ›

Many people will wonder what is the difference between a tourist visa to Canada and a visitor visa to Canada. The answer is, nothing! They are the same thing just said two different ways.

What are the 4 types of visa? ›

Which type of visa do you need? Probably one of the four main types: tourist, immigration, student, or work.

How do I know which visa office is processing my application Canada? ›

There are three different routes to check up on the status of your application with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC, formerly CIC). The first option is to call IRCC at 1-888-242-2100. The second option is to use IRCC's e-Client Application Status online tool at IRCC's website.

What is IRCC number for biometrics? ›

When you interact with IRCC, they assign a unique number to you. This number consists of either ten digits such as 01-2345-6789 or eight figures such as 1234-5678. Regardless of the number of digits, they call this combination UCI. Of course, UCI stands for Unique Client Identifier.

Do I need a return ticket to enter Canada? ›

Can I travel to Canada with a one-way ticket? We strongly recommend that travellers who enter as tourists present a return ticket upon entry into Canada, but this is not a legal requirement.

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