Apply online for a visitor visa: IRCC Portal
You must apply through the IRCC Portal if you’re coming to Canada to
- join a vessel as a marine crew member
- be present during the final moments of life for a loved one
- provide support or care to a person deemed critically ill
- provide care to a person who medically requires it
- attend a funeral or end-of-life ceremony
- assume a post as a diplomat
- travel as an accompanying immediate family member of a diplomat arriving on posting who will also be accredited in Canada
To apply online, create an IRCC Portal account, sign in and follow the instructions.
If you can’t apply online because of a disability or because there’s a problem with the online application, you can apply through the regular application process.
After you apply, prepare yourself to travel to Canada.
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