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
COVID-19 requirements have ended for air travel from China, Hong Kong and Macao
As of March 17, air travellers arriving from the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong or Macao are not required to show a COVID-19 test result to board their flight.
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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.
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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