Study Abroad: Visitor Visa for Parents of International Students in Canada

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Study Abroad Visitor Visa for Parents of International Students in Canada

Canada is considered a popular destination by international students due to its high-quality education system, diverse culture, and welcoming environment. Canada offers a visit visa to the parents of international students, allowing them to stay for up to 6 months and apply for an extension to stay beyond 6 months. 


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Eligibility Requirements for a Visitor Visa

In order to be eligible for a visitor visa the candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • A legitimate passport
  • A clean criminal record
  • Enough money to bear the living expenses in Canada
  • Applicants are required to undergo medical examination to prove they are healthy
  • Proofs showing that they will leave Canada at the end of their visit

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Essential Documents for Canada Visit Visa

Check the list of supporting documents to increase the chances of visa approval:

  • A Letter of invitation
  • Bank account statement of parents
  • Employment letter of parents
  • Study permit and enrollment letter from the school or college
  • PGWP holders are required to provide a copy of work permits along with an employment letter confirming employment

Application Process for a Canada Visitor Visa

Candidates can apply for a Canada visitor visa by following the given steps:

  • Create an account on IRCC portal
  • Complete the online form with the required information and upload all the necessary documents
  • Payment of processing fees

If the parents want to stay longer than 6 months they can apply for an extension known as a visitor record. IRCC recommends it that applications must be submitted atleast 30 days before their status expires. 

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