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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…

Canada is closing the Safe Third Country Agreement loophole

Published on: Mar 20, 2019 | Tags: Canada eTA Eligibility, Canada Entry Requirements, Canadian Refugee

Introduction Canada's Bill Blair, Border Security Minister, has been in discussions with U.S. policymakers about closing a loophole in the border arrangement between the U.S. and Canada, known as the Safe Third Country Agreement. Access to Canada via unofficial border crossings According to the Safe Third Country Agreement, those seeking asylum are not able to ask for…

Can a Canadian eTA be used for transit purposes?

Published on: Aug 31, 2018 | Tags: Canada eTA Eligibility, Canada eTA Uses, Canada eTA Transit

Introduction What can you use a Canadian eTA for? Generally, an eTA is thought of as a tourism document. But can it also be used for other purposes? If you want to enter Canada for transit, business, or other purposes, you’re in the right place. In this article, we’ll discuss how…

How can I apply for a Canada eTA?

Published on: Aug 15, 2018 | Tags: Canada eTA Application Form, Canada eTA Eligibility, Canada eTA Application Time, Canada eTA Questions

A Canadian eTA, or Electronic Travel Authorization, is a required travel documents for citizens of eTA eligible countries. If you are a citizen of a country that is visa-exempt in Canada, or if you are a legal resident of the United States, you…

Who is eligible for a Canada eTA?

Published on: Jun 29, 2018 | Tags: Canada eTA Eligibility, Canada Entry Requirements

Introduction Are you eligible for a Canadian eTA? A Canadian eTA, or Electronic Travel Authorization, is a common way for eligible travelers to visit Canada. However, not everyone is eligible for an eTA. Read on to learn more about who is eligible…

The Ins and Outs of Entering Canada With a Criminal Record

Published on: May 14, 2018 | Tags: Canada Entry Requirements, Canada Visa, Canada eTA Eligibility

Introduction Anyone with a criminal record trying to enter Canada, for example, on a Canada visa, may find that their former criminal offenses can be a problem. When it comes to entering Canada, the past can come back to haunt some individuals. Criminal inadmissibility applies to those who've had a brush with the law or the courts in their homeland. Moreover, an individual can't always…

Canadians to Provide Feedback on the Country's Biometrics Program

Published on: Apr 13, 2018 | Tags: Canada eTA Eligibility, Canada Visa

Introduction The citizens of Canada have been given the opportunity to share their views on new laws concerning the country's Biometrics Program. Canada has one of the world's highest immigration rates in proportion to the population. It's also one of the top countries that immigrants and asylum seekers choose to apply to live in. Canada recognizes that biometrics plays a critical role…

Can Canada help African asylum seekers who face deportation from Israel?

Published on: Feb 21, 2018 | Tags: Canada Visa, Canada eTA Eligibility

Introduction Canada has officially raised concerns over Israel's plans to deport thousands of African asylum seekers or put them in prison. Many of the 37,000 people from Sudan and Eritrea who reside in Israel are currently faced with orders to leave their homes. The government of Israel has begun giving notice to asylum seekers, advising them that they must depart to so-called "safe"…

The Future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and Canadian Immigration

Published on: Oct 24, 2017 | Tags: Canada Entry Requirements, Canada eTA Eligibility

For some time now, President Donald Trump has been debating whether to end the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which involves Canada and which would have a knock-on effect on Canada immigration and trade. Earlier this month, Trump welcomed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the White House to discuss NAFTA and the way forward. Can a good trade…

Significance of the Canada eTA Program

Published on: Sep 25, 2015 | Tags: Canada eTA, Canadian eTA, Canada Electronic Travel Authorization, Canada Entry Requirements, Canada eTA Eligibility

Amendments made to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act through the Jobs and Growth Act enhance the safety and security of Canadians and strengthen the integrity of the immigration program by introducing the requirement that foreign nationals obtain an electronic travel authorization (eTA) before entering Canada. The eTA program is a key component of the Perimeter Security and Economic…

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