Visa Information, Visa Requirements, Visa Application Guidelines, Immigration Rules and Inquiry

How to Apply for Canada Visa - Visitor

You need to give your biometrics (fingerprints and photograph) and pay a biometric fee of $85 CAD when applying for a visitor visa.


  • Have a valid travel document, such as a passport.
  • Be in good health,
  • Not be inadmissible (security risk, committed human or international rights violations, convicted of a crime, have ties to organized crime, have a serious health problem, have a serious financial problem, lied in your application or in an interview, ,
  • Satisfy an immigration officer that you will leave Canada at the end of your visit, and
  • Have enough money for your stay. The amount of money you will need can vary with the circumstances of the visit, how long you will stay and whether you will stay in a hotel or with friends or relatives.

Documents Needed:
  • A passport valid for travel to Canada.
  • 2 recent passport photographs.
  • Completed forms
You will also need the following documents:
  • Proof of employment
  • Proof of income
  • Financial documents
  • Investment documents
  • Family documents
  • Evidence of significant ties to your country of residence
  • Evidence of funds available for your return trip and stay in Canada
You may also need
  • Medical examination,
  • Letter of invitation from someone who lives in Canada.

Do not present false documents. Fraud or misrepresentation can result in permanent visa ineligibility.

Visa Types
A multiple entry visa allows you to enter Canada from any country multiple times during the validity of the visa. If you plan to visit Canada multiple times in the near future (for example on business or to visit family), you should consider applying for a multiple entry visa.

A single entry visa allows you to enter Canada only once. This visa may also be used for repeated entries into Canada from the USA or St. Pierre and Miquelon provided you do not enter another country. Such entries must occur within the time authorized by the officer at the port of entry for your stay in Canada.

A Parent and Grandparent Super Visa allows parents and grandparents of Canadian citizens or permanent residents to remain in Canada for up to 24 months at a time without the need for renewal of their status. 

How to Apply:
You can apply online or in person at the Visa Application Centre (VAC).

Applying online

You must have:
  • access to a scanner or camera to create electronic copies of your documents to upload, and
  • a valid credit card to pay with.
Applying at the VAC

  • Fill the application form and other relevant documents.
  • Fill VAC consent form and attach it with your application form.
  • Pay visa fees and biometric fee
  • Submit your passport, photographs, completed forms and all supporting documents
  • Your biometrics will be taken at the time of submission. 

If you submit your application in person at a VAC, the biometric fee of $85 CAD per person covers the cost of collecting your biometrics and handling your application. This includes making sure your application is complete, sending it to the visa office and telling you when your passport or travel documents have been sent back.


The fees in Naira are updated periodically according to the exchange rate. Payments must be for the exact amount indicated.
Temporary Residence Applications
Description CAD
Temporary Resident Visa:
Individual - single entry75
Individual - multiple entry150
Family Rate - maximum400
Work Permit  (fee includes temporary resident visa, if required)150
Work permit for a group of 3-14 entertainers450
Study Permit (fee includes temporary resident visa, if required)125
Transit Visa (for less than 48 hours in Canada)Free

Visa Application Centres (VAC)

Canada Visa Application Centre, Lekki
Manor Hall, Plot 110, Admiral Ayinla Way,
Opposite Treasure Garden Estate,
Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.
Hours of Operation: 08.00 – 15.00
Canada Visa Application Centre, Ikeja
No 16, Billings way, Oregun Industrial area,
Ikeja, Lagos.
Hours of Operation: 08.00 – 15.00

Canada Visa Application Centre, Accra
House 10, Plot 48, Osu Badu Road/Broadway,
Airport West, Accra.
Hours of Operation: 09.00 – 16.00

Read:  Visiting Canada 


  1. Did you give any agent an aprover to carry out visa assitance online on behave of you?? I pay to one canadian visa expact online


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