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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.…

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…

What happens when a Canada eTA is not instantly approved?

Published on: Dec 30, 2019 | Tags: Canada eTA Status, Canada eTA Processing

Introduction The majority of eTA applications are instantly processed. Applicants are notified via email usually within five to ten minutes after submission. However, it is common for Canada eTA approvals to also be processed several hours or days after application submission.

Can a Canada eTA be used for multiple entries?

Published on: Dec 17, 2019 | Tags: Canada Entry Requirements, Canada eTA Multiple Entries

Introduction A Canada eTA can be used for multiple entries by tourism, business and transit travellers arriving to Canada by air. Travellers holding an approved eTA should be aware that the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), has the right to deny any traveller admission into Canada. Thus, if the CBSA officer is led to believe that an eTA applicant is abusing the conditions…

Can I get approved for a Canada eTA with a criminal record?

Published on: Dec 06, 2019 | Tags: Canada eTA Criminal Record, Canada Entry Requirements

Introduction Applicants with previous criminal history who wish to enter Canada for tourism, business or transit purposes by using the country’s electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) should be aware of the relevant form questions on criminal history. Fortunately, unlike other online travel authorizations, allows applicants greater flexibility in how they can clarify their answers to the…

Canada eTA for Business Purposes

Published on: Nov 04, 2019 | Tags: Canada eTA for Business, Canada eTA Requirements

Introduction Business travelers can use the Canadian electronic travel authorization (eTA) for convenient entry into Canada. Business visitors will need to have citizenship for an eTA eligible country to be able to apply. The types of business activities an eTA can used for include exploring job vacancies, business-related research activities, consulting with business…

What are the Canada eTA background questions?

Published on: Oct 28, 2019 | Tags: Canada eTA Questions, Canada eTA Eligibility, Canada eTA Application Form

Introduction The Canada eTA application requires applicants to provide information on their personal, travel, employment, contact, and travel information. Applicants over the age of 18 will be required to provide additional information regarding their criminal, immigration, and health history under the background questions section. This section is composed of four questions,…

What is a GCKey request?

Published on: Oct 24, 2019 | Tags: GCKey request, Canada eTA Pending

Introduction An eTA application is typically processed within minutes of submission. However, there are instances where an application requires manual processing by IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada). In these instances, an applicant will be notified within a few hours or days of IRCC’s request for additional information or documentation to support an…

Canada eTA for Transit Purposes

Published on: Oct 21, 2019 | Tags: Canada eTA Transit, Canada eTA Requirements

Introduction Canada is a popular destination for business and tourist travel. However, there are some travellers who have no intention of visiting Canada for either purpose but find themselves needing to use a Canadian airport or city as a as a stopover destination en-route to a non-Canadian destination. In these instances, eligible travellers can apply for an eTA for…