Temporary Resident Visa – known as Visitor visa – is the type of visa that visitors or travelers from visa-required countries need to have to be able to travel to Canada. Canada welcomes around 30 million tourists every year. Most of the foreign nationals who wants to travel to Canada need a temporary resident visa (TRV) to enter the country. A temporary resident visa (TRV) is an official counterfoil document issued by a Canadian visa office that is placed in a person’s passport to show that they have met the requirements for admission to Canada as a temporary resident.
Holding a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) does not guarantee entry to Canada. The admission of foreign nationals into Canada as temporary residents is a privilege, not a right. A border services officer can refuse the admission of a foreign national upon entering the country, if finds out the applicant is not meeting immigration criteria or can impose risk or danger to Canada or its citizens.
eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization)
Travellers from the following countries are not required to obtain a TRV to enter Canada. However, they need to obtain eTA to enter Canada before their arrival.