Do I need a visitor visa for Canada if I have a study permit?

You should apply before you travel to Canada. Your study permit is not a visa. … You may also need a visitor visa or an electronic travel authorization (eTA).

Is student visa and Visitor visa same?

Technically, the Government of Canada doesn’t issue a “Student Visa”. When your study permit is approved, you’ll also receive a visitor visa or an electronic travel authorization (eTA), either of which will grant you entry into Canada.

Is study permit a temporary resident visa Canada?

Your study permit isn’t a travel document.

Your permit lets you study in Canada, but you may also need a visitor visa (temporary resident visa) or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to enter Canada.

Do I need a visitor visa if I have a work permit Canada?

A work permit or study permit is not a visa. We won’t automatically issue you a visitor visa if you extend your work or study permit. If you need a new visitor visa, you may need to submit a separate application.

Is a study permit the same as a student visa Canada?

A Student Visa or TRV is a document that allows you only to enter/re-enter Canada as long as it’s valid. A Study Permit, on the other hand, is a document that permits you to study and stay in Canada legally as a student as long as it’s valid.

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Can I study in Canada with a tourist visa?

As a visitor visa holder, you cannot study in Canada except under the specific conditions listed above. In all other cases, you need a study permit to legally study in Canada.

Is visitor visa a temporary resident permit?

A visitor visa (also known as a temporary resident visa) is an official document citizens from visa-required countries need to get to travel to and enter Canada as a visitor for up to 6 months. We stick the visitor visa in your passport.

How can I convert visitor visa to work permit in Canada?

How can I change from a Visitor Visa to a Work Permit inside Canada?

  1. Step 1 : Apply for a Job in Canada. …
  2. Step 2 : Get a LMIA (Labour Market Impact Assessment) Approved Offer Letter. …
  3. Step 3 : Apply for your Work Permit.

How long can you stay in Canada without a visa?

How long you can stay. Most visitors can stay for up to 6 months in Canada. At the port of entry, the border services officer may allow you to stay for less or more than 6 months. If so, they’ll put the date you need to leave by in your passport.

Can you travel internationally with a work permit?

You cannot travel internationally unless you have received a travel authorization document from USCIS, known as an advance parole document. You are required to obtain such travel authorization if you seek to re-enter the United States after temporary foreign travel.

Do Canadian citizens need a work permit?

Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada don’t require a work permit or visa to work in Canada, regardless of their country of residence.

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Do you need visa with work permit?

If you apply for an initial work or study permit before you travel to Canada, you’ll get a visa or an eTA automatically once your work or study permit application is approved. You don’t need to apply for a visa or an eTA, or pay extra fees.