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.

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Find out about eTA and if you can apply

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Apply online for an eTA

To apply, you must have a valid passport, a credit or a debit card, an email address, and answer a few questions in the online application.

What to do after you apply

What to expect if Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) needs more details from you, as well as things to keep in mind after you receive an eTA.

Dual Canadian citizens need a Canadian passport

Find out how to apply and why you need a passport and not an eTA for travel to or through Canada.

Check your eTA status

Get online updates on pending applications, as well as information on the status of your current eTA.

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