It is recommended that applications be submitted at least one month prior to the departure date. Upon approval, applicants must report to a visa office to present their original passport and any supporting documentation. Although a temporary resident visa may be granted, it does not guarantee entry into Canada; Iranians visiting Canada must still satisfy a visa officer’s inquiries regarding eligibility at the port of entry.
Those travelling from Iran to Canada need to meet certain eligibility prerequisites before applying for a temporary resident visa, which include the following:
Along with their duly - completed visa application form, Iranians visiting Canada must also provide the following:
Work and Study
Permits In order for Iranians visiting Canada to be eligible to work or study in the country, they must hold a work permit or study permit respectively. However, in certain cases, these permits are not required. For instance, if the visitor in question plans to study for a period of less than six months, a permit will not be needed. Certain classes of workers such as clergy, foreign government officers, military personnel, and other specific exceptions do not need a work permit.
Iranians Visiting Relatives in Canada
As of December 1, 2011, parents and grandparents from Iran can visit their relatives in Canada using the Super Visa. This visa allows parents and grandparents of Canadian citizens and permanent residents to visit Canada for up to two years. Visitors can make multiple trips during this period without applying for a new entry visa each time. For more information, see the Super Visa.