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How to Apply for Canada Tourist Visa 2020?


Your visit to Canada and the process and requirement for the same vary based on your country of residence. The process, requirement and visa type may differ based on your nationality. For instance, if you are from a visa exempt country you need ETA or Electronic Travel Authorization to travel to Canada. Whereas, if you are a US citizen you don’t need either a TA or Visit visa, you can visit Canada based on your passport only.

Usually, if you are traveling to Canada as a tourist, from a south Asian country like India, you need to apply for Visitor Visa. A Visitor Visa is an official document stamped in your passport.


Processing Time for Canada Visitor Visa 2020

The processing time of Canada Visitor visa varies based on your country of origin. It can be less or more based on your nationality, it is as simple as that. As per the new process for Asian countries, you now need to give biometrics with your application. Processing time doesn’t include the time you need to give biometrics.

If you are applying for Canada Visitor Visa from India, it usually takes 20 days to get the same processed. However, the processing time mentioned here is based on how long it took for the authorities to process most complete applications, in the past. The time may vary based on how many applications the office receives.

Canada Tourist Visa Fees 2020

Canada tourist visa fees is $100 CAN. If you are traveling from India, you should know the Canada tourist visa fees in Indian rupees, which is 5350.38.

  •  Biometric fees applicable: As per the new process, you need to provide your biometric details and also need to pay the fees for the same. In addition to the regular visa application fee, a biometric fee of $85 CAD per person will apply. However, families applying together for a visitor visa will only pay a maximum biometric fee of up to $170 CAD.

In Indian rupees, biometric fees is Rs.4547.82 for a single applicant, whereas for the whole family (applying for Visitor visa) it will be up to Rs.9095.65

Basic Requirements for Canada Tourist Visa 2020

As an applicant of Visitor Visa to Canada, it’s essential to know the complete documents required for Canada tourist visa or Visitor Visa. Find below Canada Visitor Visa Checklist of Documents:

  • The original travel passport
  • Good quality photocopies (minimum 300 dpi) from your current and previous passports for the last 5 years, including
    • all pages with visas
    • all pages with stamps
    • all pages with your biographical data (name, date of birth, passport number), including your photo

Apply for Canada Tourist Visa from India 2020

If you are applying for Canada tourist visa from India 2020, you can apply either online or apply through a paper. If applying on paper, you can submit your application to the recommended visa application center (VAC). If you are applying for the first time and don’t know much about the visa process, you may take service of genuine and registered Visa Consultant.


A good Visa Consultancy service provides you vital support right from confirming process details to assist you in the documentation, application submission and follow up, etc. for the application.

If you need any further clarification about the Canada visitor Visa, you may drop an email to our E-mail ID- info@canadapravenue.com. Keep visiting our website for regular and latest Canada immigration news, updates and visa rule changes.

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