Non-Canadians

Flying to Canada? Entry rules are changing.

Canada is introducing a new entry requirement, known as an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA), for visa-exempt foreign nationals travelling to Canada by air. Exceptions include U.S. citizens and travellers with a valid visa.

Starting , eligible travellers can apply online for an eTA. On , this new requirement will become mandatory and travellers will need an eTA before they can board their flight to Canada. To find out more, visit Canada.ca/eTA.

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Foreign nationals who are inadmissible to Canada because of past criminal activity can apply to CIC's Rehabilitation Program to obtain temporary or permanent admission to Canada.

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