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Canada eTA Resources

Canada Imposes Travel Restrictions

Published on: Mar 19, 2020 | Tags: Canada Entry Requirements, Canada eTA, Canada Visa

Introduction In response to the global COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the Canadian government is enacting several new restrictions on travel as well as making changes to some important immigration process. The developing situation will affect temporary workers, employers, people planning to travel to Canada, applicants for permanent residence, and many more. As with anything related to…

What types of passports can be used for a Canada eTA application?

Published on: Mar 09, 2020 | Tags: Cancel eTA Application, Canada eTA Passport

Introduction A passport is an important piece of documentation that allows the bearer to travel internationally for a specified period. You may be aware that there are several different types of passports. The type of passport you use to travel to Canada will determine if you are eligible to apply for an eTA or with a visa. Here is a brief guide of the main types of…

Mendicino outlines vision for Canadian immigration

Published on: Mar 06, 2020 | Tags: Canada Immigration, Canada Entry Requirements

Introduction Marco Mendicino, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, has outlined his vision for the future of Canada's immigration system in a speech on February 28. Mendicino's first major statement on policy since he took on the job in November 2019 was a traditional "vision speech," containing an overview of the future of Liberal immigration policy. A Liberal…

How is my information handled by the Canadian government for an eTA or visa application?

Published on: Feb 25, 2020 | Tags: Canada eTA Processing, Canada eTA Data Privacy

Introduction People are becoming increasingly aware of the large amounts of information public institutions can collect and use without their knowledge. Given the sensitive nature of some of this information, it's only natural that people try to access and understand the data government institutions store and share amongst themselves. Below is a brief guide to the type of data collected,…

Canada conducts largest Express Entry draw

Published on: Feb 24, 2020 | Tags: Express Entry, Canada Immigration

Introduction Canada's government conducted its largest-ever Express Entry draw on February 19th, inviting 4,500 candidates in three skilled worker categories to apply for permanent residence. This increase in invitations also saw a drop in the minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score required for application, from 472 in the previous draw to 470 in this one. Express Entry…

Visitor guide to understanding Canadian Culture

Published on: Feb 11, 2020 | Tags: Canada eTA Uses, Canadian Culture

Introduction Canada is the northern neighbour of the United States on the North America continent. Canada is the second-largest country in the world by total land and water areas, yet it is sparsely populated. Canada touches the Atlantic Ocean on the east and the Pacific Ocean on the west. This positioning gives Canada a lush maritime environment in the provinces that touch the oceans.…

Regional pathways to residency start strong in 2020

Published on: Jan 28, 2020 | Tags: Canada Immigration

Introduction One of the most notable characteristics of Canadian immigration policy over the last decades has been the trend toward a greater degree of control for provincial governments. But there's more to increasing local involvement in immigration than just the Provincial Nominee Program. Two local immigration programs demonstrate the wide range of different ways in which local governments…

The experience of travelling on a Canada eTA

Published on: Jan 23, 2020 | Tags: Canada Entry Requirements, Cancel eTA Application, Canada eTA Processing

Introduction An eTA is a convenient travel authorization that provides individuals with the ability to travel to Canada without the need of a visa. Alternative forms of travel authorization into Canada include a Canada visa or a Temporary Residence Permit, both of which require longer processing timelines and higher application fees.

How to minimize errors on a Canada eTA application

Published on: Jan 13, 2020 | Tags: Error on Canada eTA, Canada eTA Application Form

Introduction Filling out an eTA application online can be tedious. However, applicants should strive to be meticulous when completing the form and submit their applications at least several days or weeks before their departure to Canada. An error on an eTA application may result in a refusal as well as result in additional inconveniences if the traveller is unable to identify the cause…

Canadian immigration outlook for 2020

Published on: Jan 06, 2020 | Tags: Canada Immigration

Introduction As the new year begins, Canadian immigration experts are looking ahead to see what new developments are in store for immigration to Canada. Both existing Liberal immigration policy and new Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Marco Mendicino's December mandate letter identify some key points that are discussed below. Steady increases to immigration levels In…