International
Neighbourhood
Houses
& Settlement
Conference
International Neighbourhood Houses & Settlement Conference
inspire 2014

VISA INFORMATION FOR
CONFERENCE ATTENDEES TRAVELING
TO CANADA FOR INSPIRE 2014 IN
VANCOUVER BC

GENERAL INFO

For all attendees coming from overseas if you require Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) to enter Canada, we recommend that you apply now.

We are pleased to provide an invitation letter and according to Canadian Immigration laws the following information will be required. For details please see below.

If you would like more information, please feel free to contact Mamie Hutt-Temoana, ANHBC CEO at mhtemoana@anhbc.org. We are looking forward to seeing you!

All applications for Canadian visas are approved by the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) bureau.

Please check with your local Canadian consulate or embassy as soon as possible to find out what the earliest date is that you can apply for a visa and to schedule an appointment. Please click here to view the locations of Canadian embassies or consulates.

PREPARING TO TRAVEL TO CANADA:

To assist you in preparing to travel to Canada, please review the information at the CIC web page. Determine what aspects of traveling to Canada apply to your situation such as whether you need to apply for a visa or whether you are exempt. For a list of the participating countries of the Visitor Visa Exemptions list, please click here. Complete the visa application form if needed and follow all instructions listed in the instructions. To download a Canadian Visa application form, please click here.

REQUEST FOR LETTERS TO SUPPORT VISA APPLICATIONS:

Visa letters will only be issued to attendees who have paid their registration fee in full. The visa letter will state only the following facts: conference title, dates, and location; and that the attendee has paid the registration fee in full. The fee will be returned if your visa is unsuccessful.

We are unable to provide letters for companions and spouses who may be accompanying potential delegates.

The letter will be written by the CEO of ANHBC and be notarized.

The letter should will then be sent to the person who is invited to Canada. The applicant must include the letter with his/her application for a Temporary Resident Visa.

If you need a letter for your visa application, please, contact Mamie Hutt-Temoana, ANHBC CEO. In your email request for visa assistance, please, provide the following information:

All letters will be sent by email in PDF. If your letter is requested to be send by regular mail or fax, please, also indicate that in your email request.

The letter will include the following information about the person being invited: