Canada eTA Resources

Canada eTA Resources

Duty-free purchases as carry-on baggage in Canada

Updated: Jan 09, 2024 | 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,…

Canada prepares for post-Covid immigration

Updated: Jul 10, 2020 | Tags:: Canada Immigration, COVID-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in changes in every aspect of society, and Canada's immigration system is no exception. As the system adapts to this ongoing situation, some aspects of immigration procedure are changing, while others are beginning to return to normal. No matter what temporary -- or even permanent -- changes occur, the crisis has demonstrated the Canadian government's commitment…

IRCC seeks to modernize as pandemic continues

Updated: Jun 20, 2020 | Tags:: Canada Immigration, COVID-19

The global Covid-19 pandemic has affected every area of life, and immigration is no exception. Travel restrictions, office closures and processing delays have posed challenges for the government and would-be immigrants alike. However, the government is planning significant improvements to the application system in anticipation of an increase in new applicants as the danger decreases. Coronavirus…

Why does the eTA application require employment information?

Updated: Jan 09, 2024 | Tags:: Canada eTA Requirements, Canada eTA Application Form, Canada eTA Questions

The Canada electronic travel authorisation (eTA) is an entry requirement for visa-exempt foreign nationals travelling to Canada by air. It's an electronically linked authorization to the traveller's passport and is valid for five years or until the passport expires. The Canada eTA is designed to pre-screen travellers before they arrive in Canada…

Canada's lenient approach to immigration during COVID-19

Updated: Aug 18, 2020 | Tags:: COVID-19, Canada Immigration, Canada Visa

Mendicino reaffirms support for immigration despite U.S. and Canada border restrictions The United States and Canada have decided to renew the restrictions on travel between the two nations for another month, and the impact of Covid-19 is causing increased unemployment. Despite these circumstances, Canada's federal government remains committed to maintaining its high immigration targets,…

Canadian immigration continues to adjust to COVID-19

Updated: May 19, 2020 | Tags:: Canada Immigration, COVID-19

As the global COVID-19 pandemic continues, Canada's immigration system continues to adapt. Many elements of the system continue to operate as normal, anticipating a future when travel restrictions to Canada will be lifted. Some sectors of the Canadian economy are struggling during the pandemic, but others continue hiring, and developments in immigration policy reflect this disparity. Food…

COVID-19 restrictions and exemptions for travellers entering Canada

Updated: May 07, 2020 | Tags:: COVID-19, Border Security, Canada eTA Rules

In order to safeguard Canadian citizens against the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada’s Prime Minister recently published restrictions on foreign travel to Canada. Until a new announcement is made, the majority of individuals will not be able to travel to Canada. These restrictions also apply to travellers who are already in possession of a valid eTA (electronic travel authorization) or visa. The announcement…

Guidelines for entering your name correctly on your Canada eTA application

Updated: Jan 09, 2024 | Tags:: Error on Canada eTA, Canada eTA Application Form, Canada eTA Questions

One of the most common issues faced by Canada eTA applicants is incorrectly entering their first or surnames or the form. This is usually due to a lack of understanding around the correct practices for entering names with non-English characters or naming standards. This article provides information on tips for applicants to correctly enter their name on a Canada eTA application form.

Canada and the United States renew border closures

Updated: Apr 22, 2020 | Tags:: COVID-19, Border Security, Canada Immigration

As part of Canada's ongoing effort to combat the threat of the Covid-19 pandemic, the border between Canada and the United States will remain closed until May 20. This announcement comes as the US continues to impose new immigration restrictions and Canada seeks to control infection rates while maintaining the flow of goods and labor necessary for the health of its economy. When did the…

Canadian immigration authorities continue to adapt to Coronavirus

Updated: Apr 17, 2020 | Tags:: Canada Immigration, Canada Entry Requirements

As the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to restrict travel and business around the world, Canada's immigration system is adapting to deal with the unique challenges of the situation. In some cases, this means significant changes to how the system operates, while in other cases operations continue as normal. New travel quarantine requirements One of the most significant changes…