Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)
The Government of Canada's official website to apply for an eTA to fly or transit through a Canadian airport. It only costs $7 CAD. Find out what it is and how to apply online.
The Government of Canada will perform updates to its online system from 3:30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. ET on October 24, 2017. The eTA application form will not be available at that time. We apologize for the inconvenience. To apply for an eTA, please return after 5:30 a.m. ET on October 24.
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To apply, you must have a valid passport, a credit or a debit card, an email address, and answer a few questions in the online application.
What to expect if Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) needs more details from you, as well as things to keep in mind after you receive an eTA.
Get online updates on pending applications, as well as information on the status of your current eTA.
Find out how to apply and why you need a passport and not an eTA for travel to or through Canada.
Flying to Canada?
Entry rules have changed. Find out if they apply to you.
Things to do in Canada
Wondering what you should do first? There are plenty of options.
Heading to the United States? You may need an ESTA!
Visa Waiver Program travelers are required to have an ESTA. It costs $14 and is valid for two years.
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