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Citizens of thirteen countries added to eligibility list for Canada eTA

Updated: Jun 07, 2023 | Tags:: Canada eTA Eligibility, Canada eTA Application Form

Canada continues to be a favoured destination for individuals worldwide, whether they're tourists, business professionals, or loved ones reuniting with their families. As part of its commitment to improving immigration services, the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is constantly seeking to make these programs more efficient and equitable. On June 6th 2023, IRCC unveiled…

Travelling to Canada as a permanent resident

Updated: Jan 08, 2024 | Tags:: Permanent Resident, Canada eTA Application Form

For many people, travel to Canada means getting either a visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA), which demonstrates that you are exempt from the visa requirement. The main exceptions to these rules are Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Permanent residents can prove their status by showing a valid permanent resident card (PR card) when entering the country.…

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…

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.

What are the different marital statuses on the Canada eTA application form?

Updated: Jan 05, 2024 | Tags:: Canada eTA Marital Status, Canada eTA Application Form

When you are filling out forms such as filing your tax returns, or completing a new bank account application, you must indicate your marital status. Some people think a relationship status is simply a demographic statistic. However, it is an important aspect not to be overlooked or misunderstood, especially when completing forms for obtaining a travel authorization, such as an eTA,…

How to minimize errors on a Canada eTA application

Updated: Jan 05, 2024 | Tags:: Error on Canada eTA, Canada eTA Application Form

Filling out an eTA application online can be tedious. However, applicants should strive to be meticulous when completing the form and submit their applications at least several days or weeks before their departure to Canada. An error on an eTA application may result in a refusal as well as result in additional inconveniences if the traveller is unable to identify the cause…

What are the Canada eTA background questions?

Updated: Jan 04, 2024 | Tags:: Canada eTA Questions, Canada eTA Eligibility, Canada eTA Application Form

The Canada eTA application requires applicants to provide information on their personal, travel, employment, contact, and travel information. Applicants over the age of 18 will be required to provide additional information regarding their criminal, immigration, and health history under the background questions section. This section is composed of four questions, the answers to which will largely…

A sharp rise in Canada eTAs and Visas, despite ongoing challenges

Updated: Jun 04, 2019 | Tags:: Canada eTA Uses, Canada eTA Application Form, Canada Visa

Introduction Since 2015 and according to a national government report, Canada visa applications have more than quadrupled, testing the Department of Immigration's ability to respond to these. The applications recently flooding in include temporary resident visas provided to temporary workers, visitors and students. A sharp rise in visa and eTA applications According to…

What are the Canada eTA processing timelines?

Updated: Dec 09, 2023 | Tags:: Canada eTA Processing, Canada eTA Pending, Canada eTA Application Form

Canada eTA processing timelines can vary based on a number of factors. The majority of eTA applications are approved within minutes, yet it is common for some applications to require additional processing that can take weeks and in special cases, months to process. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will regularly send email notifications providing updates…

Is there a fast track eTA application?

Updated: Jan 04, 2024 | Tags:: Fast Track eTA, Canada eTA Application Form, Canada Entry Requirements

Applying for a Canadian Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) can seem daunting, but understanding the process can significantly streamline your experience. If you're seeking to obtain your eTA promptly, this guide will walk you through the essentials of speeding up the process, while also acknowledging the limitations.