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A business visitor is the one who does not directly get into the labour market of Canada rather he is an alien national who visits Canada to undertake the activities which are related to the international business.
Check the process time for the business visitor visa. The processing time will vary according to the visa office. Ensure you fill in advance to avoid possible delays.
Note: There are few countries which are exempt from applying for a Business Visitor. If this applies to you, you basically enter as an Implied Business Visitor.
Business Visitor applications usually occur at a port of entry. For countries who are not visa exempt, you will first need to obtain a temporary resident visa to come to Canada. Upon your arrival, you will speak to an immigration official to apply as a business visitor. This is why having the correct documents can save you a lot of headache when attempting to enter Canada as a business visitor. Many of our clients have faced disappointment and embarrassment at the port of entry and had to return home without being able to enter Canada as they were unable to satisfy an officer that they meet the requirements. This is why having experienced representatives do it right from the beginning will safe you time and headache.
Akrami & Associates will guide you every step of the way with this. Contact us for more details.
If you intend on submitting your application without the support of a representative, there are a couple of factors you should keep in mind.
In order to visit Canada at all, regardless of your intention, you will need to satisfy an officer that you meet other basic criteria as a visitor. You must:
This is just one way you can be a step ahead of the officer. Anticipating the officers needs usually comes with experience and knowledge on what to expect, another excellent reason why having a legal representative on your team can make all the difference.
You may qualify as a business visitor if you plan to visit Canada temporarily to seek out new business opportunities in Canada, to invest or to expand on existing business agreements.
You should note that if you are from a country that requires a visa to visit Canada, you must apply for a temporary resident visa just like any other temporary visitor to Canada. There is no separate application for business visitors. The temporary resident visa covers all visitors, including those in Canada on business.
Business visitors typically stay in Canada for a few days or a few weeks at a time. To be considered a business visitor you must demonstrate that:
Business in Canada that qualifies can include activities like:
To our American neighbors, under the North American Free Trade Agreement, a U.S. or Mexican national may also take part in other activities, such as research, marketing and general service.
If you plan to stay longer than six months or intend to work in Canada, you may be considered a temporary worker and have to apply for a work permit.
Akrami & Associates has been helping to connect business worldwide and continues to be an advocate for international business. With a strong knowledge base in these matters, we can certainly assist you achieve your business goals in Canada.
We have dealt with hundreds of Business Visitor Visa Application cases. We have helped our clients in their difficult situations and have guided them to draft a more effective application. We can help you draft your application and arrange the required documents. A well-planned and complete application will increase your likelihood of acceptance and will save your from hassle.
If you are worried about the legal fees, don't be! Our goal is to help everyone that is interested in immigrating to Canada. Contact us and we can provide numerous options for you. You can also purchase our very affordable Do it Yourself Immigration Kit which details everything for you. If you are still not sure, feel free to get back to us. We will review your case before you submit it to give you the best possible outcome.