Transit visa: How to apply
How to apply
COVID-19: Changes to biometrics requirement
Normally, you need to give biometrics if you haven’t given biometrics in the last 10 years. If your local visa application centre is not open due to COVID-19, there are temporary measures in place for biometrics.
Apply online with the IRCC Portal
You must apply online with the IRCC Portal for a transit visa.
Follow these steps to apply online.
1. Create an account and sign in
If it’s your first time using the IRCC Portal, we’ll ask for your email and give you a code to sign up for an account.
2. Complete the online form and upload your documents
After you answer all the questions, you’ll get a list of documents you need to upload.
This includes the documents that support your visa application.
Check the list of documents based on your situation.
Already have an IRCC Portal account? Sign in
If you can’t apply online because of a disability, or if you’re travelling with an identity or travel document that was issued to a refugee, a stateless person or a non-citizen, you can apply on paper.
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