Information About ETA For Canada
The government of Canada allows travelers to apply for a quick and easy electronic Visa (ETA) to visit the country for tourist or business reasons. This is a mandatory document to enter Canada. Any person who wants to come to Canada must apply to get an ETA.
The ETA for Canada is available for foreign citizens of any of the eligible countries and travelers must request it online prior to the travel.
If the nationality of the passport is not on the list of eligible countries to apply for an online visa, the requester must go physically to the embassy and apply for the visa there.
The tourist ETA for Canada gives access to the country to all eligible citizens, for one or more entries, depending on the needs of the traveler. The online application on this website will ask you the nationality of the traveler, as well as the number of times the traveler wants to go to Canada, to assign correctly the corresponding ETA.Process
Once the request is fulfilled and presented, it will be studied by the immigration officers. You must be aware that additional information or documentation may be required during the approval process and this must be attached to finish the process correctly.
The final decision about your entry request will be sent electronically as an attachment to the provided email address.
This travel authorization doesn't warrant the entry to Canada. Travelers can be elected for a second verification process prior to their entry in the country.
Any tourist traveling with an electronic visa for Canada, must show the following documentation on their arrival to an international entry point in Canada:
- You are a citizen or eligible national of a Visa Waiver Program country
- Your travel is for 180 days or less
- You plan to travel to Canada for business or pleasure