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Visa Type: Tourist
Processing Time: At least 40 Working Days
Visa Fee With Biometrics: CAD 185
Assistance Fee: Regular - ₱ 3,500, VIP - ₱ 5,000
*Visa  and Processing Fees may change without prior notice
due to currency volatility.
Visa Type: Electronic  Transit Visa
Processing Time: At least 1 Day
Visa Fee: CAD 7 
Assistance Fee: ₱ 2,000
Easy Steps to Apply:
Press the "Apply Now" button and pay the Assistance Fee.
Once payment has been confirmed you will be contacted by our Visa Assistant Officer to determine the visa requirements applicable to you. However the general requirements are available under visa assistance page.
Download the required link, fill up all the information and send it to
General Requirements:

Online Application:






  1. Duly accomplished and signed application form - IMM5257 (must be fully completed, dated and signed. You must answer every question. If not applicable, write N/A)

  2. Duly accomplished family information form - IMM 5707

  3. Duly accomplished document check list -IMM 5484

  4. Two passport sized colored picture (white background)

  5. Original valid passport (6 months valid) and old passport within 10 years

  6. Original personal bank certificate (must include account type, current balance, account opening date, 6 months average daily balance).

  7. Original bank statement or certified true copy of passbook for the last 6 months

  8. Any additional relevant documentation (last 2 pay slips, property titles, proof of pension, investments, etc.)

  9. Copy of recent personal income tax return

  10. Hotel booking confirmation

  11. Roundtrip airline ticket reservation

  12. Detailed itinerary during your trip

Notes and Other Requirements:

For Employees:​

  1. Original employment certificate (must include applicant’s position, date hired, compensation, office address,landline numbers and e-mail address)

  2. Copy of PRC /IBP ID (if professional)

  3. Copy of company ID

For Company That Will Shoulder The Trip:​​

  1. Original employment certificate for sponsorship

  2. Copy of business registration from DTI or SEC

  3. Copy of business permit and mayor’s permit

For Business Owner:​

  1. Copy of business registration from DTI or SEC

  2. Copy of business permit and mayor’s permit

  3. Copy of PSA marriage contract (If travelling with spouse)

For Students and Minors:​

  1. Original school certification

  2. Copy of school ID

  3. Copy of PSA birth certificate (If travelling with immediate family)

  4. Copy of parent’s documents,original bank certificate, original COE or business documents

  5. Affidavit of consent from the non-accompanying parent(s) or legal guardian (if travelling with only one parent or without parents)

For Retiree​

  1. Copy of senior citizen card or retirement documents

  2. Copy of PSA marriage contract (If travelling with spouse)

For Foreign Nationals:​

  1. Copy of i-card

Special Notes:​

  1. Additional requirements may be required by the embassy without prior notice.

Frequently Asked Questions

    • A Canadian tourist visa, also known as a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV), is required for Filipino passport holders who wish to visit Canada for tourism, visiting family or friends, or attending conferences or events.

    • You can apply for a Canadian tourist visa online through the official website of the Government of Canada or through the Visa Application Center (VAC) in the Philippines.

    • Commonly required documents include a valid passport, completed application forms, proof of financial support, travel itinerary, letter of invitation (if applicable), and biometrics.

    • Yes, there is a non-refundable visa application fee, which must be paid when submitting your application. The fee amount can be found on the official website.

    • Processing times can vary, but it typically takes several weeks to a few months to process a tourist visa application. It's advisable to apply well in advance of your travel dates.

    • A Canadian tourist visa is typically issued for a duration of up to six months. The exact validity may vary depending on the decision of the Canadian immigration officer.

    • No, a Canadian tourist visa is for temporary visits and does not permit you to work or study in Canada. If you intend to work or study, you'll need to apply for the appropriate visa or permit.

    • You need to demonstrate that you have enough funds to cover your travel expenses during your stay in Canada. This includes accommodation, transportation, and daily expenses.

    • While it's not mandatory, having travel insurance is highly recommended as it can provide coverage for unexpected medical expenses and travel-related issues.

    • No, there is no specific age limit for applying for a Canadian tourist visa. However, all applicants, regardless of age, must meet the visa requirements and prove their intent to return to the Philippines after their visit.

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