Canada Business Visa

There are many benefits of Canada’s business visa as it opens the door for foreign nationals to participate in business activities in Canada. In the last couple of years, there are many multinational companies have opened new offices in Canada and hired skilled immigrants from all over the world.

If you’re a business visitor, you need either a visitor visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to come to Canada.

What is Canada Business Visa?

If you’re planning to visit Canada on a business visa, then as a business visitor you:

  • can take part in business activities without entering the Canadian labor market
  • stay in Canada temporarily
  • can participate in training, conference, and business meetings

Canada business visitor visas allow short-term stays for business activities for up to six months. If you’re planning to stay for more than six months or planning to work in Canada then you should apply for a work permit instead business visa.

What activities can I do on my business visa?

A Business visitor visa allows you to :

  • buy Canadian goods or services for a foreign business, or government
  • take orders for goods or services
  • attend meetings, conferences, conventions, or trade fairs
  • give after-sales service (managing, not doing hands-on labor)
  • participate in training by a Canadian parent company that you work for outside Canada
  • train employees of a Canadian branch of a foreign company
  • being trained by a Canadian company that has sold you equipment or services

What are the eligibility criteria for a Canada business visa?

To qualify for a business visitor visa you must show that:

  • you’ll stay for less than six months
  • you’ll not enter the Canadian labor market
  • your main place of business and source of income and profits is outside Canada
  • you have documents that support your application
  • meet Canada’s basic entry requirements such as
    • you have a valid travel document, such as a passport
    • have enough money for your stay and to return home
    • you have planned to leave Canada at the end of your visit
    • you are not a criminal, security or health risk to Canadians

We hope this article will help you in clearing all the doubts about Canada business visa and takes you a step closer to your dream of studying and settling abroad.

At Blogimmi, we help applicants to travel, study, and settle abroad by connecting them to their preferred destinations. We eliminate the frustration with complex application procedures by streamlining the process with our fully online on-demand consulting.

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