Canada Visa from Pakistan

Canada Visa from Pakistan - 2019 Visa Requirements, Documents Required and Complete Process Guidance

Canada is just hours away from Pakistan. If you want to visit Canada for traveling or immigration purpose or if you have landed job in the big country and now looking to reach there, you need a Visa online. The process of achieving the Visa is very simple. It just demands a few of your documents and 10-35 working days to have them processed.

There are several types of Canada Visas for Pakistanis to apply for; considering their purpose of traveling. The Visa types for Canada include, Temporary Resident Visa, Study Permits, Work Permits, and Permanent Resident Travel. Canada has diversity in its skin and heart. It has got the mountainous region, waterfalls, hill and hiking points as well as well as working, busy, high tech, big cities. People from all around the world migrate to Canada from multiple backgrounds and for multiple reasons. Once you land in Canada after having your visa and flight successfully processed, you can travel to London, Montreal, Vancouver, Hamilton, Edmonton, Victoria, Ottawa, Kingston, Charlottetown or whichever city you find best, suitable and convenient.

As soon as you reach Canada, you will have an urge to take a tour of Canada and see how magnificent a self-sufficient country can be. You will be able to travel to Niagara Falls, Banff National Park & the Rocky Mountains, Toronto's CN Tower, Old Quebec (Vieux-Quebec), Whistler, Ottawa's Parliament Hill, St. John's Signal Hill National Historic Site, Old Montreal, Bay of Fundy, Victoria's Inner Harbour, Vancouver's Stanley Park and many more. These are just a handful of many spectacular must-visit spots of Canada.

If you want to know the full procedure, documentations and other requirements of Canada Visa accessing from Pakistan in 2019 then you are right to consult HamariWeb.com for it.

Following information is about Simple Visit Visa to DXB Canada and valid for All airlines, including Emirates, PIA, Airblue, Shaheen, Flydubai, Air Arabia, Serene Air, Etihad Airways or any other airway.

Canada Visa Documents Requirement from Pakistan

1 - Application Form
2 - Original Passport
3 - Passport Photo Copy
4 - Invitation letter from Sponsor / Host
5 - Passport Copy of Sponsor
6 - Visa or local ID of sponsor
7 - Air Line Reservation
8 - Hotel Reservation
9 - Nadra Issued Card
10 - B form for kids
11 - Bank Statement
12 - Income Proof
13 - Business Proof
14 - Salary Proof
15 - Property Proof
16 - Any other fixed assets or wealth proof
17 - FBR Tax Returns

Canada Tourist Visa & Business Visa from Pakistan, Documents Required:

-Duly signed separate application form for each applicant
- Original passport with at least six months validity and must have one blank page.
- Copies of all old/expired passports.
- 1 photo copy of the front page of the current passport
- Photo Copy of Nadra issued CNIC
- 2 current photos, not more than 6 month old. Write applicant’s name, and date of birth clearly in English on back of the photo.
- Letter of your employment, which should include your salary, position, date hired, and the approved leaves dates should be mentioned clearly. If you are dependent (House wife, student or child) than give the evidence of husband or father’s employment.
- Children under age of 16 who are traveling alone must provide consent of both parents. If there is a minor with subject f custody order, evidence of custody and the other parent's consent must also be provided. If only one parent is traveling with a minor child, a letter of consent from the other parent allowing the child to travel is required.
- Copy of "B" form-Nadra- computerized (in case of traveling with children)
- Bank Statement of the last 6 months
- Air ticket reservation Print out
- Hotel Reservation Or
- If you have an invitation from a sponsor, then the following documents are required along with it: -Copy of Passport of the sponsor
- Bank Statement of the sponsor of last 6 months
- Any other documentation/information showing your ties to Pakistan, like property documents, any wealth certificates etc

Canada Business Visa from Pakistan Requirements

- Attested Invitation letter
- Duly signed separate application form for each applicant
- Original passport with at least six months validity and must have one blank page.
- Copies of all old/expired passports.
- 1 photo copy of the front page of the current passport
- Photo Copy of Nadra issued CNIC
- 2 current photos, not more than 6 month old. Write applicant’s name, and date of birth clearly in English on back of the photo.
- Letter of your employment, which should include your salary, position, date hired, and the approved leaves dates should be mentioned clearly. If you are dependent (House wife, student or child) than give the evidence of husband or father’s employment.
- Children under age of 16 who are traveling alone must provide consent of both parents. If there is a minor with subject f custody order, evidence of custody and the other parent's consent must also be provided. If only one parent is traveling with a minor child, a letter of consent from the other parent allowing the child to travel is required.
- Copy of "B" form-Nadra- computerized (in case of traveling with children)
- Bank Statement of the last 6 months
- Air ticket reservation Print out
- Hotel Reservation Or
- If you have an invitation from a sponsor, then the following documents are required along with it: -Copy of Passport of the sponsor
- Bank Statement of the sponsor of last 6 months
- Any other documentation/information showing your ties to Pakistan, like property documents, any wealth certificates etc

How Can I apply for Visa Application?

There are two ways of submitting visa application to Canada from Pakistan.
• Paper Application
• E-Application

Paper Application

Step 1:
Read complete information on the visa/permit requirements on IRCC website (https://www.canada.ca/en/services/immigration-citizenship.html) and download the appropriate application forms and checklist relevant to the purpose of your visit. Please refer to the “Prepare Your Application” page to obtain details on visas/permits.
 
Step 2:
Fill out the application form electronically Completed Forms (including the bar-coded sheets) are to be printed on a white, bond quality, non-glossy paper, using a laser printer.
Please ensure that 2D barcode is printed clearly and on high quality paper. Downloaded and hand-written forms will not be accepted.
If an applicant is unable to complete a paper application by themselves and require assistance to do so, they can avail VFS Global’s chargeable Assisted Service – Paper Application, at the Visa Application Centre. Service is available for both biometric and non-biometric applicants.
Applicants will be required to complete a Visa Application Centre consent form for Assisted Service – Paper Application.
Using the center’s self-service workstation, the staff will provide assistance in filling out the paper application form by transcribing the applicant’s responses and entering the data accordingly. Applicants are requested to check the accuracy of the transcribed data before signing the application form.

Step 3:
Complete supporting documents as per the IRCC document checklist relevant to the visa category.
If you are unable to provide all the supporting documents as mentioned in the official IRCC document checklist, you are required to fill out and sign a waiver form and attach it with your application. Please note, failure to provide the requested documents as stated in the IRCC document checklist may result in additional delays or refusal of your application for a visa, permit or travel document.
Read the Privacy Policy, fill out the VFS Global Consent Form and attach it with your application.
Important: If a completed and signed VFS Global consent form is not included with the application, we will NOT be able to assist you, and your application will be returned.

Step 4:
Pay the Government of Canada Fee and biometric fee (if required) as per instructions on the IRCC website.
Confirmation of the Government of Canada fee payment generated on the IRCC payment portal will be issued to the applicant, along with the invoice-cum-receipt.

Step 5:
If you are NOT REQUIRED to submit biometrics, visit your local Canada Visa Application Centre along with your passport, photographs, completed forms, the Government of Canada Fee, and all the supporting documents prelisted in the IRCC document checklist. Applicable Visa Application Centre service charges for package transmission and Assisted Service – Paper application will be charged to you at the time of the application submission.
If you are REQUIRED to submit biometrics, prior appointment is mandatory for biometric enrolment.
Please note that appointments are mandatory in order to enrol biometrics at the Visa Application Centre. A planned visit with a preferred time slot at the Visa Application Centre guarantees prompt service thus eliminating longer waiting time resulting in inconvenience.
Important Note: If you need to give your biometrics, the biometric fee of CAD85 covers the Canada Visa Application Centre service charge for Package Transmission =. Charges for additional services are not included.

Step 6:
On your appointment date (if applicable), please arrive at the Visa Application Centre with the appointment letter 15 minutes prior to the scheduled time.
Please bring your completed and printed application forms, supporting documents, Government of Canada fee payment receipt, original passport and two copies of the passport bio data page.
If you are not required to submit biometrics, please visit the Visa Application Centre during business hours.
Once you are at the Canada Visa Application Centre, your application and biometric (if applicable) will be collected. Pay the applicable Visa Application Centre service charges and obtain a receipt. This receipt contains your unique tracking number which you will need to track the progress of your application online.
Important Note: If you need to provide biometrics, your CAD85 biometric fee covers the Canada Visa Application Centre service charge for application handling.


E-Application

Important Note:

Prior appointment is mandatory for Biometric Enrolment at all the Canada Visa Application Centres (CVAC) in Pakistan. Depending on your nationality, you may already need to give biometrics.
Please note that appointments are mandatory in order to enroll biometrics at the Visa Application Centre. A planned visit with a preferred time slot at the Visa Application Centre guarantees prompt service thus eliminating longer waiting time resulting in inconvenience.
Applicants requesting emergency appointments for the purpose of biometric collection may do so provided suitable proof of the emergency is presented at the time of the appointment. Suitable proof may include a note or other documentation from an official. Please note that this proof only needs to be presented and will not be collected by the VAC, and that this will provide an emergency biometric appointment but not affect IRCC’s processing time for the application. For any further information or questions, the Contact Centre is able to assist with any inquiries.
It is advised that you keep your hands henna-free at the time of your Biometric Appointment to ensure unimpeded biometric enrollment. Non-compliant applicants will be asked to visit the Visa Application Centre with a fresh appointment after 30 calendar days. Kindly adhere to this requirement to avoid delays and multiple visits to the centre.

Step 1:
Complete instructions on how to submit a visa application via E-Application can be found on the IRCC website “Apply Online” (https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/application/account.html).
Applicants who are REQUIRED to submit biometrics after successfully submitting an E-Application will receive a notification in a form of a Biometric Instruction Letter (BIL). Upon receipt of the BIL, you will be required to visit the Visa Application Centre to submit biometrics.

Step 2:
If you are REQUIRED to submit biometrics, prior appointment is mandatory for biometric enrolment.
Once an appointment is scheduled, an appointment letter will be generated along with a reference number.
The appointment letter will provide details of the date, time and location of the appointment, along with other relevant information regarding security at the center, additional services, etc.
If you are NOT REQUIRED to submit biometrics, please wait for the decision of your application and check your MyCIC account for further instructions.

Step 3:
On the date of your appointment (if applicable) please arrive at the center 15 minutes prior to your appointed time.
Please bring your original passport, appointment letter, and Biometric Instruction Letter.
Upon completion of biometric enrolment, you will be provided a receipt confirming that your biometric has been collected at the Canada Visa Application Centre.
 
Step 4:
Once a decision has been taken on your visa application, you will be notified via email to submit your passport through a Passport Request Letter. If you are unsure of emails from IRCC getting delivered to you, please check your my CIC account periodically for updates.
Upon receipt of the Passport Request Letter, please submit your original passport, along with the Passport Request Letter, at the Visa Application Centre.
For more information, downloadable forms and details visit:
https://www.vfsglobal.ca/canada/pakistan/prepare_your_application.html

Other Canada Visa Application Centers in Pakistan

Karachi
Canada Visa Application Centre Karachi
Bahria Complex IV, 4th Floor,
Main Chaudhary Khaliq UZ Zaman Road.
Gizri, Clifton, Karachi
Email: info.canadakhi@gerrys.com.pk

Lahore
Canada Visa Application Centre Lahore
20 Ex American Centre Building,
Opposite Ganga Ram Hospital,
Queens Road, Lahore
Email: info.canadalhe@gerrys.com.pk

Islamabad
Canada Visa Application Centre Islamabad
Park Road, Chattha Bakhtawar Chak Shahzad, Islamabad
Email: feedback.canadalhe@vfshelpline.com

Helpline Phone Number:
+92-51-8439344

Days of Operation:
Open from Monday to Friday (excluding declared holidays)

Regular Hours of Operation:
VAC Opening time: 09:00 – 17:00
Application Submission: 09:00 –16:00 Monday – Friday
Passport Collection: 09:00– 17:00 Monday – Friday

Ramadan Timings:

VAC Opening Time 09:00 – 15:00 (Monday to Friday)
Application Submission: 09:00 – 13:00 (Monday to Friday)
Passport Collection: 09:00 – 15:00 (Monday to Friday)

Visa Fee for Canada in Pakistan

Visa Application Fee for Canada in Pakistan is 100CAD which is Rs. 10,537 in Pakistani currency.
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