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Posted by on Jul 26, 2016 in Travel, Uncategorized | 0 comments

What you need to know when traveling to Canada?

What you need to know when traveling to Canada?

From march next year all Britons who travel to Canada will have to apply online to enter into the state of Canada. The introduction of an electronic travel authorization brings Canada’s entry requirements same as those US have and which requires visa-exempt, an electronic system to travel to apply before travel. Canadians who travel to the UK as the tourists don’t need visa of any kind. The application for web site for ETA has been live since the start of august but however the documents will not be required till the March 15, 2016. The Canadian government has confirmed this information recently. As it stands, the British people who wish to travel to the State of Canada can do this without of visa, so however the foreign office says that entrants may need to prove that they have sufficient funds to supports their time of stay. But however non Brits are those wishing to stay for a long period should check with Canadian High commission before travel as they many require visa.

The cost of an Canada’s ETA application is 7$ and the government guarantees that you will get a staying permission an a matter of days finally. The applicants are needed to input biographic, passport and other information’s trough a web site. A spokesperson said “The new process allow Canadian government to screen all travelers before they enter the country”. This authorization is electronically linked to your passport and it is valid for more than five years or until your passport expire, whichever comes first.

Canadian flag in front of te snow capped Rocky Mountains, British Columbia, Canada.

Canadian flag in front of te snow capped Rocky Mountains, British Columbia, Canada.

That is why you must travel with a passport that you applied for your eTA with who you can enter into the State of Canada whenever you like, so you have to know that ESTA is required by travelers to enter the US which is not needed for American citizens who are entering by land. The foreign office advises that all the visitors travelling between America and Canada have to check their obligations with the relevant embassies. For other foreign nations wishing to enter Canada must obtain a temporary resident visa from one of the Canadian diplomatic missions, unless he or she is a citizen of one of the 51 eligible visa exempts countries and also territories. Every year more than 35 million people visit Canada so Canada will introduce a mandatory Electronic Travel authorization for all visa free eligible nationals excluding USA citizens. Who are arriving by air from 29 September 2016. Or if you want to visit Canada for a famous Canadian holiday or business reasons, travelers are always able to apply early as of August 1, 2015.  Select visa requiring nationals would also be ready and eligible for eTA. And the citizents of countries like (Eu, Andora, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Brunei, Chile, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Monako, etc)  are able to visit or transit through Canada with a valid passport and without obtaining visa for a period of up to 6 months and even more. Visitors are eligible if there are in good health to convince an immigration officer to that they have ties and relationships and that they will come back home and do not stay in country longer than it should be.

Andrew Dunn
I am a sucker for gadgets, stubborn and curious. Always happy.
Andrew Dunn

Andrew Dunn

I am a sucker for gadgets, stubborn and curious. Always happy.
Andrew Dunn

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