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Visit Canada

Find out what you need to visit Canada as a tourist or business person, how to extend your stay in Canada, and what documents you need to carry with you to travel through Canada.

Find out if you need a visa

Includes the list of countries whose citizens need a visa to visit or transit through Canada.

Visit as a tourist

Includes applications for visitor visas, processing times and what to expect when you arrive in Canada.

Visit your children or grandchildren

Includes applications for Super Visas, processing times, and what to expect when you arrive in Canada.

Visit on business

Includes applications for visitor visas for business people and how to avoid problems or delays when bringing foreign business guests to Canada.

Travel and work in Canada

Information for youth to travel and work in Canada with the International Experience Canada Program.

Extend your stay

Includes applications to stay in Canada longer as a visitor and applications to be able to return to Canada when you leave.

Travel through Canada without a visa

Includes eligibility information for travellers and airlines, as well as the documents you need to transit through Canada.

Carry proper identification

Includes the documents you need to travel with, even if you don't need a visa to travel to Canada.

Do you want to come to Canada?

Answer a few questions to find out if you are eligible to visit Canada or extend your stay in Canada, and how to submit an online or paper application.

Apply online for a visa

Submit your application online to visit Canada.

Do you need to give your biometrics?

Learn about where and how to give your fingerprints and photos when applying for a visitor visa.

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