Apply for Canada Visa from Bangladesh

Canada visa, also known as the temporary resident visa (TRV), will allow you to visit Canada for tourism, business, or other purposes. You can even apply for a visa If you’re planning to explore business opportunities in Canada. Canada visa from Bangladesh is to be submitted at VFS Global or apply online through the IRCC portal. There are country-specific visa requirements that you must fulfill before you submit a Canadian visa application.

With a Canadian visa, you can

  • explore Canada’s top tourist attractions;
  • meet your loved ones who settled down in Canada through Canada immigration.
  • you may perform some business activities while on a tourist visa;
  • stay in Canada with temporary legal status.

Visa requirements

  • Purpose 

Visa applications without clear purpose normally get refused! You must explicitly state whether you are applying for leisure, work, meeting friends, etc. Since visa applications from Bangladesh are scrutinized, the purpose of the visit must not be neglected at all.

  • Funds

Lack of funds is one of the reasons for Canada visa refusals in Bangladesh. You must demonstrate both fixed and liquid assets (cash and FDR). If you are a family, you may provide your spouse’s financial documents as well.

  • Travel history

If you do not have a strong travel history, you should not apply as a tourist, and should not show leisure activity as your purpose for a Canada visa. A person who previously held a visa like a Schengen visa, US tourist visa, Australia visitor visa, or UK visitor visa, might get extra preferences.

  • Employment

An Employment tells the Canada visa consulate that you would return to Bangladesh to resume your work. If you are a retired individual, you can highlight your past employment along with evidence of retirement.

  • Social ties

Visa applicants without social and family ties mostly get visa denial. Try your best to demonstrate family and social ties to Bangladesh.

  • No criminal records

You must not be involved in crime and illegal activities.

  • Have good health

You must be in good health at the time of your Canada visa application.

How to apply

  • Step 1: Check if you’re eligible

Determining your eligibility is the first step. Question your purpose of visit, check your funds, learn about Canada border requirements like vaccines, etc.

  • Step 2: Gather your documents

Do not attach any irrelevant documents with your visa application. You must submit mandatory documents according to the Canada visa checklist, and you must submit additional documents to support your Canada visa application.

  • Step 3: Apply online

Canada visa from Bangladesh can be submitted at the VFS Centre, or you can simply submit the online application. At present, VFS Centre might not be accepting any hardcopy visa applications from Bangladeshi citizens. Consultant with Canada visa consultants in Dhaka on how to submit.

  • Step 4: Upload your documents

The IRCC visa application portal won’t accept any documents larger than 5 MB. So, prepare your documents in such a way that each file size remains below 5 MB.

  • Step 5: Pay your Canada visa fees online

You can pay your Canada visa fee using any of the following cards:

Visa®, MasterCard®, American Express® or JCB® credit cards (including prepaid cards) Visa® Debit and Debit MasterCard® (for online applications only), and UnionPay® (for online applications only; debit cards not accepted)

  • Step 6: Give your fingerprints and photo (biometrics)

Canada visa application fees

  • Canada Visitor Visa Application Fee: CAD$100
  • Biometric Fee: CAD$85

Where to submit biometrics in Bangladesh

  • VFS Global Dhaka: Delta Life Tower, Plot 37, Road 90, North, Gulshan North Ave, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh.
  • VFS Global Sylhet: 7th Floor, Nirvana Inn, Mirza Jungle Road, Ramerdhigir par, Sylhet-3100, Bangladesh
  • VFS Global Chittagong: World Trade Center Chittagong, (5th Floor) 102/103 Agrabad CA, Commerce College Road, Chittagong-4100, Bangladesh

Canadian embassy in Dhaka

Address: United Nations Road Baridhara Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Telephone: +880 2 5566 8444, Fax: +880 2 5566 8423, Email: dhakag@international.gc.ca,

Consular services: dhaka.consular@international.gc.ca

Documents requirements

  1. Passports
  2. Birth certificate
  3. National ID
  4. Photograph – (35X45 mm)
  5. Marriage documents
  6. Child custody papers (if applicable)
  7. Employment documents – NOC, salary payslips, salary account statement
  8. Business documents – Trade license, certificate of incorporation, memorandum of articles, company bank statements, company tax, VAT, etc
  9. Evidence of liquid funds/movable assets – Fixed deposits, savings, etc
  10. Evidence of immovable asset – Copies of the deed of Land, apartments, building, or any other fixed assets.
  11. Income tax documents
  12. Canada visa application form
  13. Family Information form
  14. Letter of Invitation (if applicable)
  15. Travel Itinerary

*Documents written in any language other than English or French must be translated and notarized by a registered notary public. 

*Note that this above document checklist is a common and general checklist. Documents requirements will vary from case to case. Inappropriate documentation will bring a negative visa outcome. If you need assistance with Canada visa from Bangladesh, you may contact us.

How long can you stay in Canada?

Staying in Canada depends on your Canada tourist visa conditions. Staying in Canada also depends on Canada’s border authority. Normally, visitors can stay for up to 6 months in Canada. If you are applying for an exploratory visit to Canada for Canada business immigration, or Canada investor visa you may get a short entry visa.

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is Canada visa fee?

Application Fee: CAD$100 Biometric Fee: CAD$85 Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) might reduce the total Biometric fees if you are a family group.

How much money do I need to show for Canada visa from Bangladesh?

It depends! Yes, it depends on how many members are applying, how many days you are likely to be in Canada, your occupation, and other factors.

Can I apply if I don't have a good travel history?

Travel history is not a mendatory requirement for a visa approval, but if you made a good travel history, then it can make a good impact on your chance of visa approval.

Do you need support for your Canada visa in Bangladesh?

Submitting Inappropriate documents, contradictory information, intending not to return, etc will lead to visa refusal and even an entry ban. We have years of experience in Canada visa application processing from Bangladesh. Contact us.

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