September 27, 2016
Leniency period for Canada’s new Electronic Travel Authorization extended until November 9
eTA is an entry requirement for visa-exempt foreign nationals travelling to or transiting through Canada by air. It allows Canada to screen travelers before they arrive. Visa-exempt foreign nationals need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to fly to or transit through Canada. Exceptions include U.S. citizens and travelers with a valid Canadian visa. Canadian citizens, including dual citizens, and Canadian permanent residents cannot apply for an eTA.
News release from IRCC
What is an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)?
It takes a few minutes to apply for eTA through online. It requires your passport, credit card and e-mail address. The fee for eTA is C$7.
eTA is linked to your passport electronically. It is valid for up to five years, or until an expiry date of your passport.
Please find guidelines and details about eTA.
What is an Electronic Travel Authorization?
Flying to Canada?
Electronic Travel Authorization – Description of application form fields
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