Canadian Visa Criteria


Each Canadian immigration program has its own unique eligibility requirements, but there are also several Canadian visa criteria shared in common.

Common Canadian visa criteria include the following:

  • You must be at least 18-years-old to apply
  • You must have good health, a medical exam may be required
  • You must be a person of good character, a police certificate may be required
  • You must have satisfactory English or French language skills, a language evaluation exam may be required
  • You must pay the governmental fees
  • You must possess a valid passport or other authorized travel document

In addition to these common requirements, there are also unique eligibility criteria for the various Canadian immigration programs.

For more information, contact BecomeACanadian.