IMPORTANT: Unfortunately, at this time, VisaHQ does not provide full service for tourist visas to Canada. All applicants must apply in person at the nearest Embassy of Canada
. Information below is for reference purposes only. Please address all questions to the Embassy of Canada directly.
Original, signed Ecuador passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity.
Photo Recent passport-sized photo with a white background.
Proof of status in Australia. If this visa is not a physical visa label in the current passport, please download the Australia visa from the VEVO application, or follow this link.
Itinerary. Return flight tickets including the applicant´s name.
Bank Statement. Copies of bank statements from the past 3 months showing applicant’s name, address, and a positive balance.
Employment Letter. Copy of a letter from your employer on business letterhead, with contact details, stating that a leave of absence has been granted, purpose and duration of the trip, and that you will be returning to your current job. The Employment letter must be addressed to the Consulate of Canada. If you are self-employed, include a copy of your business license and tax return. If you are retired please submit proof of your retirement fund
Personal Invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide a letter of invitation with the contact information of the host and visitor, purpose and duration of the visit, including an acceptance of financial responsibility for the applicant, confirmation of accommodation including the address, and dated and signed by the host. You will also need to provide proof of the host's status in Canada ie. copy of their Canada national I.D card or passport's information page, or, if they are not a citizen of Canada, copies of their Canada residence permit and their national passport's information pages.
Family Information form.
A completed Family Information form. This form is available here
and must be typed.
The "Country of Issue" question on Page 2 of the visa application form must state the passport nationality of the applicants' passport - i.e. Australian passport holders would state "Australia" as the Country of Issue. If applying for a Multiple entry visa, please ensure to handwrite on the top of the visa application form that you are requesting a multiple entry visa. Please ensure the form is free of staples. This form is available here
Proof of private medical insurance. Proof of private medical insurance coverage for a minimum of one year with a Canadian insurance company (copy of the insurance certificate or policy including the applicant´s name).
Embassy of Canada in the Australia offers visa processing of 42 business days.