Canada

Single and Multi- Entry Visa

The visitor visa, otherwise known as the Temporary Residence Visa (TRV), allows the person to stay in Canada for a given period of time that is determined by the Canadian Consulate or the Border Services Officers (BSO). This period can be up to six months. The Temporary visa, however, can be single or multiple entry. Single Entry A single entry visa allows a person to enter Canada only once, remain for the given period, and then return home. If you...

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Apply for Visitor Record

A visitor record is a document that a border services officer may issue to you to extend or restrict your stay in Canada. You may also get a visitor record if you apply to extend your stay or restore your status and the application was approved. A visitor record can either be issued by the Canada Border Services Agency or Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. Conditions for Visitor Record You need to apply for a visitor record when: you first...

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Finances and Intent

Visiting Saskatchewan will require you to secure a visitor visa (or Temporary Residence Visa) to Canada, except if you are a citizen of a visa exempt country. In other words, if you are not from a country whose citizens are exempted from requiring a visa to enter Canada, you must apply and get a visa from a Canadian embassy or High Commission in your country. So, it is advised that you check to confirm whether or not your country is...

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Banking for Students

As an international student in Canada, an important aspect of your living will depend on the banking option you choose for your financial needs. This will be a vital tool for you over the next few years, hence it is a good idea to choose one that is tailored for students and offers the best range of services and perks. Some of the things you may want to consider include; What type of account will best suit your needs (savings,...

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Processing Times

Even though the immigration office aims to process applications as fast as they could, for instance, Express Entry processing time is pegged at 6 months (from when IRCC gets your complete application) some factors often aggravate this timeline. There are different processing times for different applications and they are updated weekly to reflect current times. You may be able to check the current application processing times across all pathways on the government site.

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