Canada Tourist Visa Requirements
North America

This is a basic visa paperwork checklist based on the assigned embassy/visa office. You can add extra supporting papers dependent on your nature and purpose of travel/visa category to ensure you’re getting a visa. So-way Tours & Travels offers a Consultancy Service, in which we ensure that you have all of the essential documentation for a thorough visa application.

1) Passport: a.Original passport with a validity of at least six months beyond the anticipated travel date and at least two blank visa stamp pages.

  1. A copy of any prior passports or visas that have been issued.
  2. Include all of your previous passports (if any).
  3. If a visa request is denied, the information of the original letter sent by the country’s authorities are preferable.

2) Canada Visa Application Form: The applicant must complete and sign the visa application form.

3) Photo requirements: a. Two recent passport-size photos with a matt or semi-matt quality, 60-80% facial coverage, white backdrop, and no border (Size: 35mm x 45mm)

Please note that the photograph must be less than 3 months old, scanned/stapled, and not have been used in any prior visas.

4) Letter of Coverage:

  1. Covering Letter from applicant, including applicant’s name, designation, passport number, and purpose, as well as who will be paying for the entire trip’s charges, including travel, lodging, and expenses. Addressed to: The Visa Officer, Canadian Embassy in Dhaka.

5) Letter of Invitation: (If Any)

6) Forwarding-Letter: a. On the firm’s letterhead, a forwarding letter/NOC from the applicant’s company authority specifying the applicant’s name, designation, passport number, purpose, and duration of visit.

  1. A letter from the educational institution requesting a visa or a student card/proof of school enrolment (if student)

7) Proof of Occupation: a. If the applicant is a first-time traveler or a proprietor, a company registration certificate (original notarized English translation and photocopy of the original).

  1. Copies of the office ID card and visitor cards.

8) Financials:

  1. Company or personal bank statement within the last six months, clearly stating the bank’s name and phone number.
  2. Pay stub for the previous six months. (If applicable)

9) Ticket: Itinerary for the ticket according to the trip date

  1. Hotel Reservation: Confirmation of Hotel Reservation.

So-way Tours & Travels offers Visa Consultancy in Canada.

Bangladeshi visa applicants who wish to visit Canada are granted visas in a variety of categories, including:

Visit visas, tourist visas, business visas, family visas, and other types of visas are available.

The Canadian High Commission in Bangladesh is located in Dhaka.

Phone: (+88) 02 9887091-97 Fax: (+88) 02 8823043 Email: dhaka@international.gc.ca The High Commission of Canada in Dhaka, Bangladesh Madani Avenue, Baridhara, Dhaka 1212 Bangladesh

The following is a list of requirements for applying for a Canadian visa:


VFS Bangladesh (Private) Limited operates the Canada Visa Application Centre (CVAC). CVAC is permitted to provide administrative support services such collecting visa applications, fees, and returning passports to applicants in sealed decision envelopes. CVAC may also help with interview scheduling on behalf of the Canada immigration office.


VFS Canada Application Centre-Dhaka 4th Floor, Delta Life Tower, Plot 37, Road 90, Gulshan North, Gulshan-2, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh. VFS Canada Application Centre-Dhaka 4th Floor, Delta Life Tower, Plot 37, Road 90, Gulshan North, Gulshan-2, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh.


Types of Visas:

Temporary Resident Visa:

  1. a) Tourist or b) Business Visit Study Permits:

Extend your study permit and learn about working while you study or after you graduate.

Work permit:

Extend your work permit or recruit a foreign worker.

 Permanent Resident Travel:

Normally, a travel document is only good for one entrance. As soon as you return to Canada, you should apply for a new PR card.

The cost of a visa to Canada is 12,500/-.

Processing Time: The total processing time is estimated to be 10 to 15 working days (time may vary based on the applicant’s profile and the actual processing time at the embassy).

** 15% VAT is applicable on So-way Tours & Travels’ service (consultancy) charge.
Consultancy Fee

Service                                                  Fee (BDT)

Consultancy                                          10,000/-

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