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Who is exempt from needing a Canada eTA?

Published on: Aug 29, 2022 | Tags: Canada eTA Requirements, Canada Entry Requirements, Cancel eTA Application

Travellers from many countries don't require visas when travelling to Canada. Instead, residents of these nations must apply for an Electronic Travel Authorization, or eTA. However, not everyone from a visa-exempt nation needs an eTA. This article provides a brief guide to Canada's eTA exemptions. US citizens Canada's nearest neighbour provides a high percentage…

What is the Canada NEXUS Program?

Published on: Jun 29, 2022 | Tags: Canada Entry Requirements, Canada eTA

If you visit Canada frequently, you may be looking for a way to reduce the amount of time spent at border crossings. One way of doing this is to make use of the NEXUS program. This joint US-Canada expedited border control system pre-approves some travellers, allowing them to use reserved entry lanes at land border crossings and special kiosks at airports. Qualifying for NEXUS takes a little…

Using ArriveCAN to enter Canada

Published on: Apr 09, 2022 | Tags: ArriveCAN, Canada Entry Requirements

As travel to Canada becomes easier, more and more travellers are preparing for trips to the country. However, even people who regularly visited Canada before the Covid-19 pandemic will find that travel regulations have changed. One of the most important changes is the introduction of ArriveCAN, the government's travel information app. If you're planning a trip to Canada, understanding what ArriveCAN…

USA announces border restriction relaxation

Published on: Oct 19, 2021 | Tags: Canada Entry Requirements, COVID-19

After over 18 months of closure, the land border between Canada and the United States will be partially reopened beginning on November 8, 2021. This reopening represents a significant change in the relationship between Canada and its closest neighbour. A year of restrictions In March 2020, in response to the growing spread of the novel coronavirus, the United States and Canada…

Canadian immigration system adapts regulations to Covid-19 pressures

Published on: Apr 01, 2021 | Tags: Canada Immigration, Canada Entry Requirements, Canada Visa

The ongoing global Covid-19 pandemic has had several significant effects on Canada's immigration system. Most notably, pandemic travel restrictions have made it more difficult for potential new permanent residents to travel to Canada. This decline in new arrivals, together with the death toll of the coronavirus, has caused Canada's population growth rate to plunge to levels not seen in over a century. However,…

Travelling with disabilities to Canada

Published on: Mar 13, 2021 | Tags: Canada Entry Requirements, Flying to Canada

As a traveller with mobility, hearing, visual, or any other form of disability, it’s important to understand that different countries will have different disability standards. Many aren’t in a position to offer wheelchair access or other services that disabled travellers may need. It’s recommended that before traveling you review the kind of disability services offered on airlines and at airports.…

Flying to Canada while pregnant

Published on: Nov 17, 2020 | Tags: Travelling while pregnant, Canada Entry Requirements

Traveling while pregnant can be difficult due to risks and challenges involved, but you can make it safer through careful preparation. One of the reasons why pregnant women fear traveling is their prevalence of certain infections and the risk of developing severe complications that can affect childbirth. You can learn more about any possible risks by discussing your travel plans with a health care…

Travel to Canada stays low in July 2020

Published on: Sep 30, 2020 | Tags: COVID-19, Canada Entry Requirements, Canada Arrivals Statistics

The effects of the Covid-19 pandemic have been severe for worldwide travel, and Canada is no exception. With non-residents banned from non-essential travel since March 18 and the border between Canada and the United States closed since March 21, many visitors who would have travelled to Canada in previous years for work, to study, to visit family or simply for tourism have stayed home. On…

As Covid-19 continues, some restrictions relax

Published on: Aug 09, 2020 | Tags: COVID-19, Canada Entry Requirements, Canada Immigration

The global Covid-19 pandemic has affected immigration to Canada in several different ways. Not only has it made travel to and from Canada more challenging, it has also made it more difficult for would-be immigrants to apply for visas or permanent residence status, both because of a lack of in-person appointments and also because it has become more difficult to obtain some necessary documents. As…

Duty-free purchases as carry-on baggage in Canada

Published on: Jul 14, 2020 | Tags: Duty Free Purchases, Canada Entry Requirements

In most Canadian airports you will be allowed to purchase goods that are free of tax and duties, which makes them cheaper than retail stores on the high street, especially those goods that carry high levels of taxation such as tobacco and alcohol. The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority determines what can and cannot be carried onboard a plane, and this may differ from the duty-free allowance…

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