eTA Canada
eTA Canada
ETA Details
Visa type
Multiple entries
Service fee
Visa fees
eTA for 6 months
5 Years
29 USD

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Visa Requirements for Canada

For citizens of eligible countries applying for a Canada Electronic Travel Authorization, the Canada visa application requires just three essential items:
A valid copy of your passport
An active email address for travel authorization delivery
A credit or debit card for payment.

Canada's Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA): A Quick Overview
is a requirement for visa-exempt foreign nationals traveling to Canada by air.
It is electronically linked to the traveler's passport, valid for up to five years or until the passport expires
A valid eTA allows multiple short stays in Canada (typically up to six months) and is not needed for domestic travel within Canada.
However, it's crucial to understand that possessing an eTA doesn't guarantee entry; border services officers assess eligibility upon arrival.
Who Needs an eTA for Travel to Canada?
Travellers who need an travel authorization: Visa-exempt foreign nationals flying to or transiting through a Canadian airport require an. No travel authorization is necessary for land or sea arrivals (e.g., car, bus, train, or cruise ship).
Travellers who may be eligible to apply for an travel authorization: Citizens from specific visa-required countries can apply for an eTA instead of a visa for air travel, but they still need a visitor visa for land, sea, or rail entry.
Travellers who require alternative identification: Canadian citizens, dual citizens, and permanent residents have distinct document requirements.
Travellers exempt from the travel authorization requirement: U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents of the U.S. are exempt but must carry proper identification.
How to Apply for an travel authorization for Travel to Canada:
Offvisa has made it easier to apply for a Canada travel permit online to avoid errors and rejections. The application now takes only about 5 minutes.

What to Bring to the Airport:
When your Visa is approved, it is linked to the passport used in the application.
You must present this passport during check-in for your flight to Canada.
Airline staff will scan your passport to verify your eTA's validity, so ensure you have it before boarding your flight.
Visa Requirements for Canada
Visa Requirements for Canada


List of frequently asked questions and their answers

How much is the eTA fee for Canada?

The fee for an eTA for Canada is 36 USD and it includes the personal travel authorization as well as Offvisa's services like 24/7 customer service and full revision of your eTA before submission.

Should I print my eTA for Canada?

It isn't mandatory to print your eTA, as it is linked to your passport. But we recommend printing it out and carrying it for any inquiries upon arrival.

How long is my eTA valid for?

An eTA is valid for 5 years or until the expiring date of the passport. You can stay in Canada for up to 180 days per entry, and you can make multiple entries.

What is the maximum length of stay with an eTA?

You can stay up to 6 months every time you travel to Canada as long as your eTA is valid (5 years or expiring date of the passport).

How can I enter Canada by car?

You will need a valid passport and a visa depending on your passport. An eTA is not required for land or sea travel.

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