Canada eTA Resources

Canada eTA Resources

How the Canadian election may further impact loosening immigration policies

Published on: Sep 12, 2019 | Tags: Canada Immigration, Canada Visa

Loosening lifetime immigration sponsorship bans Immigrants to Canada are required to declare their entire family when applying for permanent residence, including spouses and partners, dependent children, and grandchildren where the parent is a dependent child. This is true even when the relatives in question aren't coming to Canada; they still…

Payment options for the Canada eTA application fee

Published on: Aug 28, 2019 | Tags: Canada eTA Payment, Canada eTA Website Problems, Update Canada eTA

Introduction Each eTA application will require payment prior to submission. The eTA payment must be received by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) prior to processing commencing on any submitted applications. Once an application has been successfully paid for and submitted, you will be sent a notification to the email address provided on the eTA application…

Canada eTA refusals and cancellations

Published on: Aug 16, 2019 | Tags: Canada eTA Eligibility, Canada eTA Refusals, Canada eTA Denied

Introduction The Canada eTA has made it simple for travellers to obtain travel authorization to Canada through an online application form. Even though the majority of applicants are approved for eTA, a small percentage of applicants have their applications denied or cancelled for one reason or another.

Criticism Over Canada's Safe 3rd Country Agreement With The U.S.

Published on: Aug 08, 2019 | Tags: Canadian Refugee, Canada Immigration

Introduction In 2017, as part of Canada's immigration surge, the Olympic Stadium in Montreal was used as a temporary migrant shelter. Since then, thousands of migrants have entered the country from the U.S. without a Canada Visa, Canada ETA, or other official entry/residency permit. This means they have evaded the official…

Minors or children travelling to Canada

Published on: Jul 25, 2019 | Tags: Canada Entry Requirements, Travelling with Minors, Canada Immigration

Introduction Any visitor arriving in Canada that is under the age of 18 is considered to be a minor, or child, under Canadian immigration rules. These individuals are subject to the same immigration rules as any other visitor, regardless of their age. Travelling to Canada with a minor requires a thorough understanding of the requirements, otherwise the minor and…

The 2018 Results of Canada’s Express Entry System

Published on: Jul 14, 2019 | Tags: Canada Entry Requirements, Canada Immigration

Introduction An end of year report on Canada immigration has just revealed that around 92,000 immigrants came to the country in 2018 through the Express Entry system. This was a 41% increase on the 2017 figures and was announced by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) on July 2, 2019. However, the seemingly…

Get the right visa or eTA for Canada

Published on: Jun 28, 2019 | Tags: Canada Visa, Canada eTA Eligibility, Canada eTA Requirements

Introduction Since the introduction of the eTA in 2016, visitors that previously travelled visa-free to Canada are now required to obtain an approved eTA or visa prior to boarding a Canada-bound flight. Getting the right visa or eTA for Canada for your travel purposes, will depend on factors such as the passport or travel document you are using to travel, your country…

Fake news and rumours about Canada issuing immigration invitations

Published on: Jun 14, 2019 | Tags: Canada Immigration, Canada Entry Requirements

Introduction Recently, a rumour has been circulating to say that Canada has invited immigrants from individual countries to come and settle in the country. The news has been spreading on social media, alleging that, as part of Canada immigration, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has invited one million immigrants from countries such as Kenya, Nigeria, Zambia, Zimbabwe, the Philippines and…

A sharp rise in Canada eTAs and Visas, despite ongoing challenges

Published on: Jun 04, 2019 | Tags: Canada eTA Uses, Canada eTA Application Form, Canada Visa

Introduction Since 2015 and according to a national government report, Canada visa applications have more than quadrupled, testing the Department of Immigration's ability to respond to these. The applications recently flooding in include temporary resident visas provided to temporary workers, visitors and students. A sharp rise in visa and eTA applications According to…

What is the difference between an eTA reference and application number?

Published on: May 26, 2019 | Tags: eTA Reference Number, eTA Application Number

Introduction Canada eTA applications should be aware of the differences between an eTA reference and eTA application number. Each number is related to a particular processing stage of an eTA application. This article provides information on each type of number, as well as explains the differences between the two numbers, and how they are to be used based on the processing…