Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Visitors to Canada
If you’re outside Canada
At this time, you can come to Canada only if you’re eligible to travel - even if you already have a valid visitor visa or an eTA.
If you’re coming to Canada to unite with family
If you’re under 18 years of age or a dependant adult, there are documents you need and instructions to follow in order to unite with your family.
If you’re in Canada and need to stay longer
What you need to do depends on your status.
Your visitor status is still valid
- You can apply online for a visitor record to extend your stay in Canada.
- When you apply, make sure you include a note explaining why you need to extend your stay in Canada.
If you’re a visitor who needs a work permit
We’re temporarily allowing visitors to apply online for a work permit from inside Canada.
Your visitor status has expired
- You may be able to restore your status.
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