A visa is a conditional authorization granted by a country to a foreigner, allowing them to enter, remain within, or to leave that country.
Short term Visas are typically of two types:
Business: A business visa is usually granted to individuals who go on a business purpose, the cost and procedure of which is usually handled by the company directly
Travel: Travel visa or visitor visa is usually granted to individuals who are wanting to visit the country for tourism purpose or visiting a near or dear ones in a foreign country.
Visas of certain countries include limits on the duration of the foreigner’s stay, territory within the country they may enter, the dates they may enter, the number of permitted visits or an individual’s right to work in the country in question.