Business visitors: Attend conferences, events and meetings in Canada

How to plan ahead and avoid delays when applying for visas and electronic travel authorizations for short-term business visits.

Business visitor

Find out if you qualify as a business visitor, if you need a visa or an electronic travel authorization, about letters of invitation and other documents you may need, and how to plan for your visit to Canada

Canadian business or event organizer

Find out how to bring business guests to Canada, how to register your event with us, how to prepare a letter of invitation, what you need to know about protocol and border requirements, and more


Questions about visiting Canada?

Questions about visiting Canada?

Before you arrive

Find out what you can bring to Canada when you cross the border.

How-to video

Electronic travel authorizations (eTAs): what you need to know

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