Find out what document you need to travel, visit family and friends, do business, or transit through Canada, and how to extend your stay.
Exemptions ending for certain travellers entering Canada
Effective January 15, 2022, 00:01 (EST), some foreign national travellers who were previously allowed to enter Canada without being fully vaccinated will now be required to be fully vaccinated in order to enter Canada. There will also be changes to testing and quarantine exemptions for certain travellers, regardless of citizenship, entering Canada.
Instructions for visitor visa applicants
Instructions available for those who
- want to apply for a visitor visa
- submitted an application for a visitor visa before September 7, 2021
Foreign nationals can travel to Canada as visitors only if they’re eligible.
It costs $100 CAD to apply for a visitor visa and $85 CAD for your biometrics fee.
A family member or a trusted friend can help you with your application as an unpaid representative.
If you give an immigration agent (consultant, lawyer or Quebec notary) money for their services, they’re considered a paid representative and must be authorized.
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