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What is a Business Visa?

A business visa is a travel document that allows one to travel to a foreign nation with the purpose of conducting business. During this travel, they may engage in business activities that do not constitute work or employment.

Are you a Business Visitor?

You’re a business visitor if you:

Pre-Requisites for a business visitor.

01
Aim
You must show that, you plan to stay for less than 6 months, you don’t plan to enter the Canadian labour market and your main place of business and source of income and profits is outside Canada.
02
Important Documents
You have documents that support your application. You meet Canada’s basic entry requirements, because you have a valid travel document, such as a passport etc.
03
Funds
You must show that you have enough money for your stay and to return home. You plan to leave Canada at the end of your visit and you are not a criminal, security or health risk to Canadians.

  • Note: If you plan to stay for more than 6 months, or plan to work in Canada, you may be considered a temporary worker and must apply for a work permit. Business visitors and businesspeople are not the same. Businesspeople come to do work in Canada under a free trade agreement.
  • Make sure that you have the following documents when you arrive at the border (don’t pack them in your suitcase):

    • A passport or travel document that is valid for your entire stay and a valid visitor visa, if applicable.
    • If you need an ETA, you must travel using the same passport you used in your application.
    • Letters of support from your parent company and a letter of invitation from the Canadian host business or a Letter of Recognition from the Canada Border Services Agency
    • Other documents such as warranty or service agreements, or contracts, if relevant to your visit.
    • 24-hour contact details of your business host in Canada.
    • The proof that you have enough money for both your stay in Canada and your return home.
    • The proof of COVID-19 vaccination.