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Top Landmarks to see in Canada

Published on: Aug 17, 2020 | Tags: Canada eTA, Canada Tourism

Canada offers visitors a number of urban attractions to renowned nature spots. Canada’s vastness and rich cultural history have developed it into a welcoming and diverse country. This guide provides travellers with a few top landmarks they should consider visiting on their next trip to Canada. Traveling to Canada Before you make a list of landmarks you must see in Canada, it's…

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.

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…

What are the different marital statuses on the Canada eTA application form?

Published on: Mar 23, 2020 | Tags: Canada eTA Marital Status, Canada eTA Application Form

Introduction When you are filling out forms such as filing your tax returns, or completing a new bank account application, you must indicate your marital status. Some people think a relationship status is simply a demographic statistic. However, it is an important aspect not to be overlooked or misunderstood, especially when completing forms for obtaining a travel authorization, such as…

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…

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,…

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 west and the Pacific Ocean on the east. This positioning gives Canada a lush maritime environment in the provinces that touch the oceans.…

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.