International Travel

International Entry Requirements Canada by Country

Make sure you carry proper identification for yourself and any children travelling with you tassist in confirming your legal right or authorization tenter Canada

What you need will depend on where you are from, how you are travelling, and what documents you are travelling with. Consult entry requirements by country.

Visa-exempt

The following travellers need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) tboard their flight tCanada. However, these travellers dnot need an eTA if entering by land or sea – for instance driving from the U.S. or coming by bus, train, or boat, including cruise ship.

  • Andorra
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belgium
  • British citizen
  • British National (Overseas)
  • British overseas citizen (re-admissible tthe United Kingdom)
  • British overseas territory citizen with citizenship through birth, descent, naturalization or registration in one of the British overseas territories of:
    • Anguilla
    • Bermuda
    • British Virgin Islands
    • Cayman Islands
    • Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
    • Gibraltar
    • Montserrat
    • Pitcairn Island
    • Saint Helena
    • Turks and Caicos Islands
    • British Subject with a right of abode in the United Kingdom
    • Brunei Darussalam
    • Bulgaria
    • Chile
    • Croatia
    • Cyprus
    • Czech Republic
    • Denmark
    • Estonia
    • Finland
    • France
    • Germany
    • Greece
    • Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, must have a passport issued by Hong Kong SAR.
    • Hungary
    • Iceland
    • Ireland
    • Israel, must have a national Israeli passport
    • Italy
    • Japan
    • Republic of Korea
    • Latvia
    • Liechtenstein
    • Lithuania
    • Luxembourg
    • Malta
    • Mexico
    • Monaco
    • Netherlands
    • New Zealand
    • Norway
    • Papua New Guinea
    • Poland
    • Portugal
    • Romania
    • Samoa
    • San Marino
    • Singapore
    • Slovakia
    • Slovenia
    • Solomon Islands
    • Spain
    • Sweden
    • Switzerland
    • Taiwan, must have an ordinary passport issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Taiwan that includes the personal identification number
    • United States, lawful permanent resident of
    • Vatican City State, must have a passport or travel document issued by the Vatican.

Visa-required

The following travellers need a visa tcome tCanada by any method of travel – plane, car, bus, train, or cruise ship.

Note: Holders of Alien’s passport and Stateless individuals need a visa tvisit or transit Canada.

    • Afghanistan
    • Albania
    • Algeria
    • Angola
    • Antigua and Barbuda
    • Argentina
    • Armenia
    • Azerbaijan
    • Bahrain
    • Bangladesh
    • Belarus
    • Belize
    • Benin
    • Bhutan
    • Bolivia
    • Bosnia-Herzegovina
    • Botswana
    • Brazil (note: some Brazilian citizens may be eligible for an eTA if they meet certain requirements)
    • British subjects, subject tcontrol
    • Burkina Faso
    • Burma (Myanmar)
    • Burundi
    • Cambodia
    • Cameroon, Republic of
    • Cape Verde
    • Central African Republic
    • Chad
    • China, People’s Republic of
    • Colombia
    • Comoros
    • Congo, Democratic Republic of
    • Congo, Republic of
    • Costa Rica, Republic of
    • Cuba
    • Djibouti
    • Dominica
    • Dominican Republic
    • East Timor
    • Ecuador
    • Egypt
    • El Salvador
    • Equatorial Guinea
    • Eritrea
    • Ethiopia
    • Fiji
    • Gabon
    • Gambia
    • Georgia
    • Ghana
    • Grenada
    • Guatemala
    • Guinea
    • Guinea-Bissau
    • Guyana
    • Haiti
    • Honduras
    • India
    • Indonesia
    • Iran
    • Iraq
    • Israel, must have a valid Israeli “Travel Document in lieu of National Passport”
    • Ivory Coast
    • Jamaica
    • Jordan
    • Kazakhstan
    • Kenya
    • Kiribati
    • Korea, North
    • Kosovo
    • Kuwait
    • Kyrgyzstan
    • Laos
    • Lebanon
    • Lesotho
    • Liberia
    • Libya
    • MacaSpecial Administrative Region
    • Macedonia
    • Madagascar
    • Malawi
    • Malaysia
    • Maldives Islands
    • Mali
    • Marshall Islands
    • Mauritania
    • Mauritius
    • Micronesia, Fed. States
    • Moldova
    • Mongolia
    • Montenegro
    • Morocco
    • Mozambique
    • Namibia
    • Nauru
    • Nepal
    • Nicaragua
    • Niger
    • Nigeria
    • Oman
    • Pakistan
    • Palau
    • Palestinian Authority
    • Panama
    • Paraguay
    • Peru
    • Philippines
    • Qatar
    • Russia
    • Rwanda
    • SaTomé e Principe
    • Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of
    • Senegal
    • Serbia
    • Seychelles
    • Sierra Leone
    • Somalia
    • South Africa
    • South Sudan
    • Sri Lanka
    • St. Kitts and Nevis
    • St. Lucia
    • St. Vincent and the Grenadines (St. Vincent)
    • Sudan
    • Surinam
    • Swaziland
    • Syria
    • Taiwan, must have a passports other than ordinary passports issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Taiwan that include their personal identification number
    • Tajikistan
    • Tanzania
    • Thailand
    • Togo
    • Tonga
    • Trinidad and Tobago
    • Tunisia
    • Turkey
    • Turkmenistan
    • Tuvalu
    • Uganda
    • Ukraine
    • United Arab Emirates
    • Uruguay
    • Uzbekistan
    • Vanuatu
    • Venezuela
    • Vietnam
    • Yemen
    • Zambia
    • Zimbabwe