Quote from rogue2578
Time frame is not the issue when applying for a Tourist Visa. There could be plenty of reasons , such as bulk of pending visa application. Perhaps its taking a while to go thru each of them.
You have mentioned that you were denied of a study permit , did they inform you why you were denied?
Your application will be vastly affected by your recent student denial. You should have waited 6 months to proceed with a new application. Not unless your circumatances have change and expressed a compelling reason to travel to Canada.
If and when you have established in your tourist application binding ties to the Philippines such as Family, Employment, Businesses, Finances, Assests and also previous travel/ visa issuance from other countries..The consular officer might consider your application.
I was denied a student visa because my husband and son were traveling with me. (Since the immigration website allows family members to accompany the student.) But unfortunately, they denied me because I lacked evidence that I was going to return to the Philippines (the evidence they were referring to was my family, obviously.)
I don't believe that my application will affect my tourist visa because it would be such a shallow reason if they denied me just because I was denied before.
Here are the following evidence I provided:
*certificate of employment with approved leave
*my bank accounts and bank statements
*my husband and son (who will be staying here in the Philippines)
*letter of invitation from CRNBC
*letter of confirmation from Kwantlen Uni.
*previous travel history
If they still deny me, despite of all the provided docs, i will have to go crazy...
According to the Canadian embassy, they WILL have a decision in 10-15 days. My father just got his approved tourist visa in 12 working days. I don't see why they would spend the same amount of time with a person with a denied visa. If they see from the very start that the person isn't going to go back, why would they spend so many days?
Now, my point is I just want to ask for time frames, and try to confirm if it does take a shorter time to process visas that are denied.
Help from others will be appreciated.