A visitor’s visa or a tourist visa is a type of visa that is temporarily issued for foreign nationals visiting a country for the purpose of temporary non business stay. If someone visits a country to meet the relatives or to attend a party or just to visit the country for a temporary period of time then for such people a tourist or visitor’s visa is issued. If the visit is for any official purpose or any business purpose then such will not be deemed to be a tourist or visitor’s visa.
For visiting Canada visa application is required to be made stating the exact purposes of the visit as a tourist or a visitor i.e.in the Canada Visa application one needs to state the exact reason for the application under such head like visiting some relative or so on. Otherwise the procedures are simple in the visa application procedure. A student who is willing to make a short term stay say for around a month but the purpose is education then in such a case it is not possible for such student to apply under visitor’s visa and such will have to follow the procedures related to the student’s or education visa. For applying for visitors or tourist visa a person will need to have both the journey tickets from beforehand and will also have to fulfil all the health, wealth and character criteria required for the visa application purpose of the Canada.
The rules related to tourist or visitor's Visa for Australias is almost similar to that of visa application for Canada where the air tickets and the money to maintain oneself in Australia during the visiting period must be confirmed before. The only and the main difference with the visa application for Canada is that if a student requires to visit Australia for education purposes for 3 months then such a student can apply for a visitors or tourist visa provided such student will remain liable to maintain himself or herself during the stay in Australia. The other criteria for applying for the visa for Australia related to health, wealth and character remains the same as mentioned for the valid tourist or visitor’s visa.
This is nothing but just an overview of the visitors or tourist visa application requirement in both Australia and Canada and for the other details and queries regarding the visa application can be best clarified by visa consultants and the online guidelines given up by the countries.