How visitors can extend stay in CANADA

if you have a valid visitor visa then you are allowed to stay 6 months in Canada then you need to leave the country once but this post will  help you to extend your stay in Canada and you can save your travelling costs

this post is for those who already have visitor visa but need to extend stay

if you are applying for a visitor visa then click here

what you need when you apply to extend your stay

first, you need an IRCC GC KEY account to register to click here

if you already have one click here to sign in

then you need to click sign in with the GC key

accept terms and conditions and answer security questions if asked

in the section

2. start an application 

choose

apply to come to Canada

then following window will pop up

then choose answers for all questions according to you please check our posted pictures for reference 

visitor visa, study and/or work permit

then choose the following answers according to you

 

press next

 

press next

press next

press next it will show your  options for what you can apply for

please note the options will depend on your answers

then click on continue

then again continue

choose yes if you are applying for more than one person

this this will be 6 months after your last entry in Canada

for example if you entered 1 jan 2021 then you will fill the date of  1 July 2021

its not of expiry of your visa its expiry of entry

so here is

very important question now

choose yes if you are applying for your parents or spouse or child

next

next

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next will be medical examination question

choose yes or no

if you choose no then you may have to get ready for medical examination

next

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next choose yes if their visa is expired

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In the past 10 years, has your family member given their fingerprints and photo (biometrics) for an application to come to Canada?

choose yes or no for

next

next choose yes if you wanna add more family member

then you can review and edit questions if you need to do

then click on continue

then again click on continue

then you will need to fill application form for both applicants

and need to upload following documents you can see on the screen

click here to access application form

if you are not able to open and following error message is on the screen

then you need to download adobe acrobat pro on your laptop or pc

and when you have uploaded documents

there will be option for fees payment

and submit

please note ( if you need time to upload or compete few documents please press save/exit button 

it will save your application and you can left the screen if you want

all you need to do is

login back into gc key account

and it will showing your application just press  continue)

you will get your confirmation in your email that you have submitted application

processing time can be up 90 days or longer due to covid-19 and high applications volume

once you have submitted you have completed your responsibility

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