Greetings to all travelers. If you are planning your trip to Canada in 2024, you may get an eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) instead of a Visa to travel to Canada. Imagine a smooth online visa process that takes just few minutes and costs you just $7. That’s the the Canada eTA Visa.
In this article, you will get to know all about Canadian eTA, Step-by-step Application Process and Requirements.
Understanding the Canada eTA Visa
Canada eTA or Electronic Travel Authorization, is not just a fancy term. It’s your digital Visa that simplifies the entry process for travelers heading to Canada by air. Nationals of eligible 77 countries can get this Canada eTA Visa in 4 simple steps.
Canada eTA is a multiple entry visa for you. Means you can travel to Canada with this Electronic Travel Authorization as many times as you wish. The validity of Canada eTA Visa is maximum 5 years or till the expiry date of your passport. Each time when you enter Canada with an eTA, you can stay for up to six months.
What are the Canada eTA Requirements
To apply for Canadian eTA you just need
- a valid passport
- an email address
- a valid credit or debit card to pay your fees
How much is the Fees for Canada eTA Visa
Canada eTA Visa fees is CA$7 only. The fees must be paid online at the end of your eTA Application.
How To Apply Canada eTA Visa?
Canadian eTA Visa application can be completed in four simple steps.
Step 1: Get your passport, email address and a credit or debit card ready before starting the online eTA Application.
Step 2: Fill in the online application form by answering few simple questions.
Step 3: Pay CA$7 Fees for your eTA to submit your application.
Step 4: Receive your Canada eTA Visa in your email within few minutes of your application.
Who Can Apply For an eTA to travel to Canada?
Nationals of TOTAL 77 countries are eligible for a Canadian eTA (electronic travel authorization).
|British Virgin Islands
|Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
|Turks and Caicos Islands
|Republic of Korea
|Papua New Guinea
|United Arab Emirates
|Vatican City State
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Costa Rica
- St. Kitts and Nevis
- St. Lucia
- St. Vincent and the Grenadines
- Trinidad and Tobago
Note: US Nationals or the permanent residents of United States do not need a Visa or an eTA to enter Canada, but they may need other documentation for the entry into Canada. Please check IRCC for right documentation.