Visa Issued on the Basis of a Certificate of Eligibility

Holders of an original Certificate of Eligibility (COE) can apply for a visa if they submit the documents listed below.(Applications with only the copy of a COE are not accepted.)

All submitted documents must be originals (copies will not be accepted unless stated otherwise below); these documents should not be more than 3 months old.

All documents written in a language other than English, French or Japanese must be accompanied by a translation in one of these languages.

WARNING: Be aware of fraudulent websites, social media, emails attempting to extract payments from visa applicants

Frequently Asked Questions


  1. Application Form
  2. One photo (2 in × 2 in; Canadian passport size is also acceptable)
  3. A passport and a photocopy of this passport (with your personal information and picture)
  4. Your Certificate of Eligibility (original) and a photocopy (both sides)
  5. If the applicant is a minor (under 18 years of age), a letter of consent signed by both parents or legal guardians.
  6. Applicants who are not Canadian citizens must provide proof of their status in Canada (the original of their Permanent Resident Card, Work Visa, Student's Visa, etc.) and a photocopy (both sides) of the same document

Important notes