Business visitors: Attend conferences, events and meetings in Canada

How to apply for a visa or electronic travel authorization for short-term business visits. What to do when inviting foreign business guests to Canada for an event.

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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


Before you arrive

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

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