Visitor visa: How to apply online
For people affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine
You can apply for the Canada-Ukraine authorization for emergency travel (CUAET) to come to Canada temporarily, if you’re
- a Ukrainian national
- a family member of a Ukrainian national
Read the instruction guide before you complete your application. As an online applicant, you can ignore steps 3 and 4 of the guide (paying the fees and submitting your application).
If you’re applying for the first time, you must pay the biometrics fee when you submit your application (unless you’re exempt). Otherwise you may experience delays.
Who can’t apply online for a visitor visa
You must apply on paper if you’re using one of the following travel documents from a visa-exempt country:
- alien’s passport for stateless persons
- other refugee travel document for non-citizens
Study and work permit holders
If your visitor visa has or will expire soon and you need to leave and return to Canada, you need to follow the steps to apply from inside Canada.
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