Visit Canada

Find out what document you need to travel, visit family and friends, do business, or transit through Canada, and how to extend your stay.

Help keep African swine fever out of Canada

African swine fever is a highly contagious viral disease of domestic and wild pigs. It’s been found in countries in Africa, central Asia and Europe. If you’re travelling from a country infected with African swine fever, you could bring it with you to Canada in contaminated food, clothing or equipment.

Find out how you can prevent an outbreak

Services and information

Find out if you need a visa

Answer a few questions to find out if you need a visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to visit or transit through Canada

Visit your children or grandchildren

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

Transit through Canada

What it means to transit through Canada and which documents you need to do it

Stay in Canada longer

Visitors, students and workers who want to extend their stay (temporary resident status) in Canada

Get border information for visitors

Travel tips, what happens at the border, and prohibited or restricted goods

Canadian attractions, events and experiences

Discover museums, national parks, and Canada’s historic sites and enjoy unforgettable experiences

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