Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)

The Government of Canada's official website to apply for an eTA to fly to, or transit through, a Canadian airport. It only costs $7 CAD. Find out what it is and 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

Find out more about the CUAET.

The Government of Canada will perform updates to its online system from 12:00 am to 5:30 am ET on October 4, 2022. The eTA application form will not be available at that time. We apologize for the inconvenience. To apply for an eTA, please return after 5:30 am ET on October 4.

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Flying to Canada?

Entry rules have changed. Find out if they apply to you.

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Heading to the United States? You may need an ESTA!

Visa Waiver Program travelers are required to have an ESTA. It costs $14 and is valid for two years.

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