I am planning to apply for a Canadian tourist visa but my official leave isn't confirmed yet, so I don't know if I will visit for a month or two. I am thinking to apply for a visa now with a One-way ticket into Canada and then buy a return ticket when my leave is confirmed. Will my chances of visa approval become slim with a one-way ticket? I am an Indian citizen working for an Indian government-owned bank and have never left the country before.

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    That is a sure way to get your visa denied. Your chances of getting a Canadian visa are already very low considering you have no international travel experience. – user 56513 Nov 12 '18 at 19:38
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    One way tickets are a huge red flag. Buy a full-price refundable round-trip ticket. – RoboKaren Nov 12 '18 at 19:48
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    Also, don't forget that solid ties to your home country are an asset. If your leave is approved, you have a letter from your employer saying so, and you have a round-trip ticket, this is a huge asset in the application. Conversely, if you have a one-way ticket and your leave hasn't been approved, the immigration officer is likely to think you don't really care about keeping your job in India, and you're just planning to stay and work illegally in Canada. – Michael Seifert Nov 12 '18 at 20:09
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    Or wait until your leave is confirmed – Traveller Nov 12 '18 at 20:10
  • I'm with @Traveller on this, although whether it is practical depends on how long before your trip your leave is likely to be confirmed. – phoog Nov 12 '18 at 20:31