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Since WW 2011 is a global feminist congress, many participants will require a Temporary Resident visa (travel visa) to enter Canada.
Click here for a list of countries whose citizens require a Temporary Resident visa to enter Canada. Examples include: Mexico, India, China, and Nigeria.
Click here for a list of visa exempted countries. Examples include: U.S.A., U.K., Germany, Japan, and Australia.
Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s website states that all travelers to Canada must:
Temporary Resident visa requirements vary by country and citizenship, please contact your local Canadian visa office for further information.
To begin the application process for a Temporary Resident visa click here. There is a $75 fee for applying. It is important to begin the Temporary Resident visa application process early. Click here for a list of estimated visa processing times for your country.
You may be required to attend a visa interview at your nearest Canadian visa office. Please contact your local Canadian visa office for more information.
If you are from the following countries, your passport may not be accepted by Canadian immigration authorities: Czech Republic, Somalia, Republic of South Africa, and Venezuela. Please contact the Canadian visa office or embassy in your country for more information.
Visa Application: Helpful Documents
The following documents can help facilitate your visa application and interview.
If completion of travel plans is contingent upon early approval of the visa application, please specify this at the time of the application.
Letter of Invitation
Women’s Worlds is happy to provide Letters of Invitation for all delegates who require them. If you require a letter of invitation, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that a letter of invitation does not guarantee visa approval. The purpose of the letter is to provide information about the purpose of your trip and is only one of the documents required for your Temporary Resident visa application. Visa officers will assess applicants individually to determine eligibility.
Once approved for a Temporary Resident visa, keep your Letter of Invitation and present it along with your visa upon your arrival to Canada.