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.

Temporary residents are affected by changes to travel requirements in response to the Omicron variant

If you’re a temporary resident who is outside Canada and who has been in any of the following 10 countries within the last 14 days, you cannot enter Canada right now:

  • Botswana, Egypt, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Zimbabwe

This includes international students and foreign workers.

Find out more about these changes.  

How COVID-19 is affecting applications to visit, work or study in Canada

If you meet the criteria for the travel exemptions, and you want to apply to come to Canada, there are changes to the application process. Learn more.

You can travel to Canada only if you are exempt from the travel restrictions and are coming for an essential purpose.

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Flying to Canada?

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

Things to do in Canada

Wondering what you should do first? There are plenty of options.

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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