How Do Canadian Visa Extensions Work?

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Perhaps you are on a leisurely trip in Canada, visiting your family, studying your program of interest, or working temporarily, circumstances may change and you may want to either change your conditions in Canada or extend your trip.

Applying for a visa extension in Canada is not at all uncommon and as a matter of fact is one of the most requested kinds of Canadian visas. However, the application process for such an extension can be considerably complicated resulting in many applicants not obtaining their desired request. It is for that reason it is recommended to seek the advise of an immigration professional.

Once an individual is in Canada you will have a defined period of time which you are legally allowed to stay in the country. Additionally, you may have terms or conditions which allow you to work or study.

If one would like to extend their stay or change their conditions, you may do so from inside Canada. However, the acceptance of such a request depends on how thoroughly the applications has been followed as well as the case the individual has presented to justify their stay. Many have met with rejection upon their request due to such criteria not being met.

Who is a Canadian Visa Extension for?

An application to change conditions or extend your visa in Canada is made by individuals who are already here and they include:

A Canadian visa extension is for individuals who at the time of the application have valid status in the country.

What to ask a licensed Canadian immigration professional about a visa extension?

Not all immigration professionals are created equal.   Often we’ve noticed that Canadian Visa Extensions are rejected because the right questions were not discussed.

Here are some very important questions you want to ask any person you are planning on hiring to help you with your Canadian Visa Extensions application.

  • How long before ones status expires must you make an application?
  • What would happen if his or her visa expires to remain in Canada after an visa extension application has been submitted?
  • From where would an application have to be submitted if one wanted to study or work in Canada?

The immigration professional should have no problems answer those important questions for you.

Why Contact My Visa Source for an Assessment?

Lawyers at My Visa Source dedicate themselves to your immigration case, providing legal representation tailored to your personal situation. Our expertise focuses on immigration and visa programs for Canada and the United States, including global immigration.

Partnering with an award-winning immigration team greatly increases the likelihood of achieving your specific immigration or visa goals. Immigration is a complex process that requires strong legal strategy, precise paperwork and perfect attention to detail, reducing the risk of wasted time, money or permanent rejection.

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