Canada eTA Resources

Canada eTA Resources

As Covid-19 continues, some restrictions relax

Published on: Aug 09, 2020 | Tags: COVID-19, Canada Entry Requirements, Canada Immigration

The global Covid-19 pandemic has affected immigration to Canada in several different ways. Not only has it made travel to and from Canada more challenging, it has also made it more difficult for would-be immigrants to apply for visas or permanent residence status, both because of a lack of in-person appointments and also because it has become more difficult to obtain some necessary documents. As…

Signs of immigration reopening continue in Canada

Published on: Jul 24, 2020 | Tags: Canada Work Permit, Canada Immigration

Despite the importance of immigration to Canada's economic recovery, the government appears to be taking a cautious approach to fully restoring normal travel. However, there are some signs that restrictions are easing as the government identifies what can and cannot be achieved safely. For example, travel restrictions have so far prevented all but essential workers from flying into Canada. However,…

Duty-free purchases as carry-on baggage in Canada

Published on: Jul 14, 2020 | Tags: Duty Free Purchases, Canada Entry Requirements

In most Canadian airports you will be allowed to purchase goods that are free of tax and duties, which makes them cheaper than retail stores on the high street, especially those goods that carry high levels of taxation such as tobacco and alcohol. The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority determines what can and cannot be carried onboard a plane, and this may differ from the duty-free allowance…

Canada prepares for post-Covid immigration

Published on: Jul 10, 2020 | Tags: Canada Immigration, COVID-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in changes in every aspect of society, and Canada's immigration system is no exception. As the system adapts to this ongoing situation, some aspects of immigration procedure are changing, while others are beginning to return to normal. No matter what temporary -- or even permanent -- changes occur, the crisis has demonstrated the Canadian government's commitment…

IRCC seeks to modernize as pandemic continues

Published on: Jun 20, 2020 | Tags: Canada Immigration, COVID-19

The global Covid-19 pandemic has affected every area of life, and immigration is no exception. Travel restrictions, office closures and processing delays have posed challenges for the government and would-be immigrants alike. However, the government is planning significant improvements to the application system in anticipation of an increase in new applicants as the danger decreases. Coronavirus…

Why does the eTA application require employment information?

Published on: May 27, 2020 | Tags: Canada eTA Requirements, Canada eTA Application Form, Canada eTA Questions

Introduction Canada Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) requests information on a traveller’s existing occupational circumstances to help demonstrate visitors are not coming to Canada to seek employment. Employment information also helps IRCC evaluate applications should they be manually reviewed for authenticity, immigration or security purposes.

Canada's lenient approach to immigration during COVID-19

Published on: May 27, 2020 | Tags: COVID-19, Canada Immigration, Canada Visa

Mendicino reaffirms support for immigration despite U.S. and Canada border restrictions The United States and Canada have decided to renew the restrictions on travel between the two nations for another month, and the impact of Covid-19 is causing increased unemployment. Despite these circumstances, Canada's federal government remains committed to maintaining its high immigration targets,…

Canadian immigration continues to adjust to COVID-19

Published on: May 19, 2020 | Tags: Canada Immigration, COVID-19

As the global COVID-19 pandemic continues, Canada's immigration system continues to adapt. Many elements of the system continue to operate as normal, anticipating a future when travel restrictions to Canada will be lifted. Some sectors of the Canadian economy are struggling during the pandemic, but others continue hiring, and developments in immigration policy reflect this disparity. Food…

COVID-19 restrictions and exemptions for travellers entering Canada

Published on: May 07, 2020 | Tags: COVID-19, Border Security, Canada eTA Rules

In order to safeguard Canadian citizens against the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada’s Prime Minister recently published restrictions on foreign travel to Canada. Until a new announcement is made, the majority of individuals will not be able to travel to Canada. These restrictions also apply to travellers who are already in possession of a valid eTA (electronic travel authorization) or visa. The announcement…

Guidelines for entering your name correctly on your Canada eTA application

Published on: Apr 23, 2020 | Tags: Error on Canada eTA, Canada eTA Application Form, Canada eTA Questions

Introduction One of the most common issues faced by Canada eTA applicants is incorrectly entering their first or surnames or the form. This is usually due to a lack of understanding around the correct practices for entering names with non-English characters or naming standards. This article provides information on tips for applicants to correctly enter their name on a Canada eTA application…

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