Red Seal Notary is Canada's National Notary Public Company
Letters of Invitation
Depending on the country of origin, some foreign nationals wishing to visit Canada must apply for a Temporary Resident Visa (visitor visa). In order to do so, a letter of invitation is often required. This invitation is given by the Canadian resident who wishes to invite the person, who thus requires a visitor visa.
Once the letter is prepared and notarized, the person visiting Canada must present the original letter along with their application and other required documents to the Canadian consulate or embassy in their country. Citizenship and Immigration Canada, and often the local Canadian Consulate’s website, will list the requirements for the visa application.
Almost always, visa offices require that letters of invitation be notarized by a Notary Public.
For your convenience, please find below a free sample letter of invitation you can modify to suit your particular situation.
Please note: A letter of invitation does not guarantee issuance of a visa. Visa officers will assess applicants to determine their eligibility for a Canadian visa. You should check the requirements in your jurisdiction to ensure your application package will meet them.
If you prefer that we draft the letter for you for whatever reason, please complete the form below to provide us with the required information.
Client Information Form: Letters of Invitation
Please complete and submit the following information form. Once the letter of invitation document is prepared, a staff member will contact you to schedule an appointment.
Please Note:There is a charge associated with Red Seal Notary drafting your letter. If you already have your own letter prepared, please fill out the shorter online appointment form