Obtain your ETA Visa in a few minutes online, by entering the required information and submitting your application. All eligible travelers to Canada may apply and obtain this document prior to their trip.
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Starting March 2016, the Canada Electronic System for Travel Authorization, implemented by the Government of Canada, allows nationals from certain eligible countries to travel to Canada for stays of up to 6 months with an electronically delivered ETA e-Visa (Electronic Travel Authorization).
You may obtain your ETA e-Visa in a few minutes online, by entering the required information and submitting your application. All eligible travelers to Canada may apply and obtain this document prior to their trip.
The following countries need eta to enter Canada:
Antigua and Barbuda
British citizens of foreign territories
Papua New Guinea
If you are looking for more information about the eTA Application process or to review the Frequently Asked Questions, please explore the following help topics:
If you are planning to visit Canada and are a citizen of one of the 52 countries that are visa exempt, you must first apply for an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) before traveling to the country. An eTA allows travelers from visa exempt countries to apply online for their travel authorization without the need to apply for a travel visa at a Canadian embassy. Approved travelers will be allowed to visit Canada for visits of 180 days or less.
All persons traveling by air to Canada and are citizens of one of the 52 countries that are visa exempt need to apply for an eTA prior to traveling to Canada. An approved eTA is mandatory for all passengers including children.
If you are entering Canada via automobile through one of the designated land borders with the United States then you are not required to apply for an eTA. Citizens of countries that are not visa exempt must apply for a regular visa at a Canadian embassy or consulate.
The CANADA eTA application process requires travelers to provide personal and background information in an online application form. The application will require the following information:
Once you have been authorized to travel through our eTA process, you may be wondering how and when this will be used during your trip.
The first point where your eTA is checked is at check-in with your carrier to allow you to board the plane to Canada.
If you get a new passport, the eTA you received with your old passport is no longer valid.
Any time a passport is changed, you must reapply for travel authorization using the eTA process with your new passport details.