Business Visitor

Each year Canada gets more than 20 million visitors, and around %25 of this number belongs to business visitors. Canada offers entrepreneurs and business people an opportunity to visit Canada temporarily to conduct exploratory business trips and attend international business seminars or conferences. 

Same as a visitor visa, the business visitor visa allows individuals to visit and stay in Canada for up to six months on each visit. However, to prove you are a business visitor and qualified for this visa, you must prove that you will be visiting Canada for a short trip, usually less than six months. 

Who is Qualified for a Business Visitor Visa?

To be qualified as a business visitor, you must: 

What is a reasonable purpose of visit?

A reasonable purpose of visit for a business visitor visa is to: 

Frequently Asked Questions

Business Visitor Visa FAQ

Can I work in Canada as a business visitor?

You are not allowed to work or enter the Canadian labour market in any way as a business visitor. 

Can my family come with me?

Your dependents are not eligible for a business visitor visa. However, they may apply for a visitor visa if eligible and accompany you on your business trip.

To read more about the eligibility requirements of the visitor visa, please click here. 

How much is the application fee?

The application fee for a business visitor visa is $100.00 (same as a visitor visa), plus an $85.00 biometric fee.

How long can I stay in Canada with a business visitor visa?

You are normally allowed to stay in Canada for up to six months per visit. However, at the time of your entry to Canada, the border officer might authorize you to stay in Canada for a shorter period of time.

Moshiri Immigration

How Can We Help

Canadian immigration laws can be complex and challenging. At Moshiri Immigration, our Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCIC) specialize in Canadian immigration law. We have successfully handled many successful business visitor visa applications, and we can help you too! 

Our years of experience allow us to provide practical and straightforward advice, ensuring you get the results you want. From the moment you become a client at Moshiri Immigration, we guarantee that your case will be handled with the utmost professionalism and personal attention.

We offer free case evaluations to understand your case and ensure you know your available options. This would allow you to make an informed decision before applying for any type of visa or immigration program.