Find out what document you need to travel, visit family and friends, do business, or transit through Canada, and how to extend your stay.
Canada Post is currently in labour negotiations. Failed negotiations could lead to delays in:
- receiving applications mailed within or to Canada
- sending mail to you
If you’re planning on traveling to Canada or submitting an application, (including for a passport or other travel document) apply early.
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Answer a few questions to find out if you need a visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to visit or transit through Canada
Find out if you’re eligible and how to apply for a visa that lets you stay with family in Canada for up to two years at a time
Visitors, students and workers who want to extend their stay (temporary resident status) in Canada
Travel tips, what happens at the border, and prohibited or restricted goods
Discover museums, national parks, and Canada’s historic sites and enjoy unforgettable experiences
Get the right travel documents, find help to apply, and plan your trip to Canada
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