Cover Letter - Explained!!

Hi readers,

After discussing what the Invitation letter must contain, we thought of giving you guys a quick knowledge about the Cover Letter for the TRV application to Canada.

If you guys missed our Invitation Letter blog post – Click here and give it a read.

Let’s begin with the Cover Letter.

Certainly, when writing a cover letter for your Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) application to Canada, you should include specific information to present your case effectively. Here's a breakdown of the key components and information to include in your cover letter:

  1. Header: Your header should include “Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada”

  2. Date: Include the current date.

  3. Subject: The subject is pretty simple. You need to write the subject as “request to issue a grant of  TRV for Canada”.

  4. Salutation: Address the recipient formally, using their title. For example: “Dear Visa Officer”.

  5. Introduction: Begin by introducing yourself and briefly stating the purpose of the letter. Mention your intention to apply for a Temporary Resident Visa to visit Canada.

  6. Personal Background: Provide a concise overview of your personal background, including your nationality, current residence, and any relevant personal details.

  7. Travel Intentions: Clearly explain the purpose of your visit to Canada. Are you planning to visit family or friends, attend an event, explore tourism, or conduct business? Be specific about the dates of your intended travel and the duration of your stay.

  8. Ties to Home Country: Emphasize your strong ties to your home country. This could include your employment, education, family, property ownership, or other commitments that demonstrate your intention to return after your temporary visit to Canada.

  9. Financial Capability: Briefly mention your financial capability to cover your travel expenses during your stay in Canada. This could include mentioning your savings, employment, or any sponsorship arrangements.

  10. Invitation or Supporting Documents: If applicable, mention any invitation letters or supporting documents you are including with your application. This could be an invitation from a family member, or friend, or an event you plan to attend.

  11. Closing Statement: Express gratitude for considering your application and emphasize your sincere intention to comply with all visa requirements.

  12. Complimentary Close: Use a professional closing, such as "Sincerely" or "Best regards."

  13. Signature: Leave space for your handwritten signature between the complimentary close and your typed name.

  14. Typed Name: Type your full name below your signature.

  15. Enclosures: If you are submitting additional documents along with your cover letter, list them here.

Remember, your cover letter should be concise, informative, and well-organized. Avoid unnecessary details and keep the focus on the key points that strengthen your application for the TRV to Canada.

We have a Cover Letter Template that you can use while writing a cover letter. Check it out here. Once you fill in your details, the letter will be emailed to your email address. 

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