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What are the Canada eTA requirements for travellers with multiple citizenships?

Published on: Oct 07, 2019 | Tags: Canada eTA Questions, Canada eTA Multiple Citizenships

As a Canadian citizen, am I required to have an eTA to visit Canada? No, you do not need an eTA if you are a Canadian citizen. This also applies to individuals who are dual citizens, such as those holding a Canadian passport and a passport from an eTA eligible country. If you attempt to apply for an eTA as a Canada passport holder, the system will either prevent you from submitting your…

Apply for Canada eTA before booking itinerary?

Published on: Oct 07, 2019 | Tags: Canada eTA Application Time, Canada eTA Questions

Introduction Eligible travellers can apply for a Canadian eTA at any point prior to their departure. Applicants are advised to allow at least 72 hours for their eTA to be processed. Apply…

Canada eTA for Tourism Purposes

Published on: Sep 30, 2019 | Tags: Canada eTA Uses, Canada eTA Requirements, Canada eTA Rules

Introduction A Canada eTA is an electronic travel authorization that can be used by tourist travellers visiting Canada. Travellers will need to hold a passport from an eTA eligible country. The types of tourism activities an eTA can used for include holidays, sightseeing, visiting family or friends, partaking in a school trip, or other social activities. Similarly, an…

First 2019 visitor statistics reveal increase in overseas travel

Published on: Sep 25, 2019 | Tags: Canada Arrivals Statistics, Canada Visa, Canada eTA

Introduction Statistics Canada has recently released the first set of data from its Visitor Travel Survey for 2019. This data covers the first quarter of 2019 and includes information on the number of visitors to Canada during this period, where they came from, why they visited, how long they stayed, how much they spent, and more. It's a vital tool for understanding the role of travel…

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.

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…

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…

Immigration and labor market participation in Canada

Published on: May 13, 2019 | Tags: Canada Immigration, Canada eTA, Canada Work Permit

Introduction According to a new study, immigration is bringing a real improvement to labor market participation in Canada and now appears to be one of the best ways forward for future growth. The study has been carried out by the Conference Board of Canada. More specifically, it shows that immigration will be the driving force behind labor market growth over a 22-year period from 2018…

What are the Canada eTA processing timelines?

Published on: Apr 23, 2019 | Tags: Canada eTA Processing, Canada eTA Pending, Canada eTA Application Form

Introduction Canada eTA processing timelines can vary based on a number of factors. The majority of eTA applications are approved within minutes, yet it is common for some applications to require additional processing that can take weeks and in special cases, months to process. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will regularly send email notifications…