CANADIAN IMMIGRATION NEWS
Canadian Immigration Minister released new entry visa
Monday, August 01, 2011
A new visa which will make it easier to visit Canada, make applying more efficient, and makes better use government resources has been announced by Canadian Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney
In order to visit Canada temporarily, citizens of some certain countries are required to apply for a visitor visa to Canada. The maximum validity period of a multiple - entry visa is currently five years.
When more and more countries are issuing passports with validity dates of 10 years, the Citizenship and Immigration Canada is now also changing its policy in light of this.
Accordingly, visitors applying for multiple-entry visas may now be issued visas to the maximum validity of their 10-year passports.
To be qualified, applicants must meet some following requirements:
The Canadian government recommends that such types of visas be issued to parents and grandparents with sponsorships in process and business visitors.
According to Immigration Minister Jason Kenny, more applications and higher expectations meant that immigration to Canada need a more responsive and flexible processing system.
"To achieve that, the department is providing applicants and staff with the right tools to deliver on those expectations." he said.
If you are interested in Immigration to Canada, contact Migration Expert for information and advice on which visa is best suited to you. You can also try our visa eligibility assessment to see if you are eligible to apply for a visa to Canada.
Hanna Eliasson | Migration Expert Canada