Super Visa is designed for parent and grandparent that desire to visit their children/grandchildren currently living in Canada. Eligible parents and grandparents can visit family in Canada for up to two years without the need to renew their visa.
The Super Visa is a multi-entry visa that provides multiple entries for a period of up to 10 years. The key difference is that the Super Visa allows an individual to stay for up to five years on initial entry into Canada.
Parent and grandparent may use the opportunity to visit during the birth of a grandchild or spend quality time with their children/grandchildren. The Super Visa was introduced to help Canadian citizens and permanent residents to deal with the challenges of being separated from their loved ones, The super visa is a flexible option for parents and grandparents who want to visit their children and grandchildren in Canada.
Currently, most visitors to Canada may visit for up to six months when they first enter Canada. Visitors who wish to stay longer must apply for an extension.