How Many Times I Can Extend My Visitor Status Within Canada?

Is there a limit on the number of times you can extend your visitor visa in Canada? I have been in Canada for almost 6 months. Can I extend my stay here?

A person can apply for an extension to stay in Canada. There is no statutory limit on the number of times a person can extend visitor status. The officer will usually consider the history of the applicant, the purpose of the visit, and if there is a valid reason to continue to stay in Canada. The primary concern of the officer will be the applicant intends to remain in Canada indefinitely without a valid reason, and the extension would be denied. In some circumstances, numerous extensions can be granted as they make sense in the overall context. For example, where a person seeks extensions while expecting for permanent residence. It is utmost important to seek advice from our immigration consultants based on your specific situation prior apply.