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 transit through Canada.
Canada has introduced a new entry requirement, known as an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA), for visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to Canada. This regulation becomes mandatory March 15, 2016. Exceptions include U.S. citizens and travellers with a valid visa. Read about the changes and how they may affect you.
Includes a list of countries whose citizens need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) or a visa to visit or transit through Canada.
Includes applications for eTA and visitor visa, processing times and what to expect when you arrive in Canada.
Includes applications for super visas, processing times, and what to expect when you arrive in Canada.
Includes applications for eTA and visitor visa for business people and how to avoid problems or delays when bringing foreign business guests to Canada.
Information for youth to travel and work in Canada with the International Experience Canada Program.
Includes applications to stay in Canada longer as a visitor and applications to be able to return to Canada when you leave.
Includes information for travellers and airlines about transit visas, eTAs and transit without visa programs.
Includes the documents you need to travel with, even if you don’t need a visa or eTA to travel to Canada.
Includes travel tips, entry requirements, prohibited or restricted goods and international events in Canada.
What we are doing
- Apply for a visitor visa
- Change conditions or extend your stay
- Apply for a work permit
- Apply for a study permit
- Organizing an international event
- Canada’s biometric requirement
- Understanding your rights—foreign workers
- Study in Canada
- Success of Canada’s multiple-entry visa
- Reuniting families faster
- Temporary resident visa fee changes
- Canada lifts visa requirement for Czech Republic
Do you want to visit Canada?
Answer a few questions to find out if you are eligible to visit Canada and how to submit an online or paper application.
Apply online for a visa
Submit your application online to visit Canada.
Find out if you need to give biometrics
Learn about where and how to give your fingerprints and photos when applying for a visitor visa.
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