Electronic Travel Authorization, i.e. eTA, enables tourists from many different countries to visit and admire the beauty of Canada since March 2016.
It takes up to 15 minutes to fill in the application form online and register an online payment. To do that you would need a credit or debit card, or try using other methods of payment available on our website.
If you have any working device with an internet connection, wait no more and apply for eTA to Canada. Canadian eTA application processing can take up to 72 hours, and your e-visa permit will be sent directly onto your e-mail address!
However, usually, eTA is approved within a couple of minutes.
One stay cannot exceed 6 months, and since eTA Canada links to your passport, your document has to be valid for at least 6 months ahead of the trip.
ETA assigns to your passport there is no need to print out your visa permit! While boarding, make sure this essential document is with you.
Our services bring the highest quality e-visa experience. All you have to do is apply online for eTA Canada, and fill in an online form.
Quick and easy, but also the most professional service out there is happy to help you make your travelling experience effortless. Think no more, and apply now!
Who needs an eTA for Canada?
More than 50 countries are eligible to make an eTA Canada application. A detailed list is available on our website. Click Find out if you need eTA, on the top of the page and check if your country is on the list.
Countries from the eligible list are free to enter Canada by land or sea without an eTA permit; however, you will still need a biometric passport in that case. When you’re travelling by air, Canadian eTA is mandatory to have.
Let yourself relax and not worry about the complicated process of getting a visa yourself. Pack your bags, plan your trip, and trust our professional services that will get your visa permit in 72 hours maximum!
Citizens from these countries are eligible to apply for an online e-visa:
Additionally, citizens of the British Overseas Territories, who have acquired their nationality through birth, origin, naturalization or registering in one of the British Overseas Territories, can also apply for an eTA:
- British Virgin Islands
- Cayman Islands
- Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
- Pitcairn Island
- Saint Helena
- Turks and Caicos Islands
- They hold a valid Green Card (permanent residence permit in the United States of America)
- They have visited Canada during past 10 years
- They hold a valid nonimmigrant visa to the United States of America
If you meet one of the following conditions, you are entitled to apply online for an eTA to Canada:
- Being a Green Card holder (permanent residence permit issued by the United States of America);
- Being a passport or travel document holder issued by the Vatican;
- Holders of passports issued by Israel (national Israeli passport);
- Holders of passports issued by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (Hong Kong SAR);
- Holders of electronic passports issued by Romania. If an applicant holds a regular passport or temporary one, issued by Romania, a regular visa, issued by the closest Canadian Embassy is required.
- Holders of passports issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Taiwan, in which the personal identification number can be found. In case of being a holder of any other passport, the Taiwanese are obliged to acquire a regular visa at the closest Embassy;
- Holders of passports issued by the United Kingdom, with the nationality of British National (Overseas), noted in it;
- Holders of passports issued by the United Kingdom with the nationality of British Subject noted in it as long as the applicant has the right of abode.
All those who meet one of the criteria described above can acquire an eTA and travel with it via air only. In the event of an applicant intending on entering Canada through land or sea, a regular visa will be required.
ATTENTION! Those who have additional Canadian citizenship, cannot apply for an eTA in the case of entering the country territory through the air. In such a case, to be able to visit Canada, a valid Canadian passport will be required.
eTA Canada - application process
The process of applying online could not be more simple. It would be best if you had a valid passport, a credit or debit card, and an active e-mail address.
You can use any device with the internet connection to fill in an online application form!
Our customer service is available to you throughout the whole process, if you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us via mail or phone.
All you need is internet access and required information to fill the Canadian electronic visa application form.
3 easy application steps:
When you have already prepared your passport, click Apply online for an eTA and fill in the application form.
You need to make sure that all the important information is ready such as a passport, credit or debit card, etc. Kindly read the document and fill in all the information in the application form. Double check all the provided details and proceed to the next step.
Register a safe payment using a credit or debit card, or choose any other method of payment available.
Once your payment is registered, you will receive a confirmation e-mail.
The next step is waiting for your eTA to be approved, once it is approved, we will send the e-visa permit onto your e-mail address.
Electronic Travel Authorization processing can take up to 72 hours, though usually, it takes only a couple of minutes for eTA Canada to be approved.
Our customer service is available to you throughout the whole process.
Use our professional services to get your electronic visa, and start planning your trip to the second-largest country in the world!
There is no need to have a travel history to get a visa to Canada. However, any travel history recorded could be helpful in that process.
If you are eligible to get eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization), all you need is a valid passport, an e-mail address, and a credit or debit card. To see all the documents required for an e-visa to Canada, please visit https://etacanadaonline.com/necessary-documents/.
Once you get your eTA issued, it is valid for 5 years from the issuing date or until your passport expires. ETA to Canada is a multiple entry visa, which means you can travel to Canada as many times within the 5 years of issuing the document, as you want. Although, remember that one stay cannot be longer than 6 months.
To enter Canada you need a valid passport with an eTA assigned to it. There is no need to print out your eTA permit. However, it is necessary to have your passport with eTA linked to it, upon landing in Canada. There is no possibility of getting an eTA on arrival. You would not be able to enter Canada without eTA while travelling by plane.
If you are travelling by land or sea, you do not need an eTA. Another exception is being a US citizen.
You can get an eTA to Canada with a criminal record, however these must be non-serious offences only. If you have committed a serious offence, you cannot get an eTA to Canada.
Though, a speeding ticket or in the case of expiring the statute of limitations, you can still obtain your eTA permit. However, in that situation, you may be asked to send in some additional documents.
Your visa to Canada can get rejected when your passport is invalid, it is essential to make sure that your passport will not expire during your trip. Another reason could be having a criminal record, of course non-serious offences such as a speeding ticket do not count.
When a tourist has some criminal record, it may be necessary to send in some additional documents. Visas to Canada often get rejected when tourists fail to send in the additional documents in time. Your visa can also get rejected when you apply too many times at once.
There is no need for a tourist to provide their bank balance. All you need to do is to fill in an online application. Rarely, some additional information needs to be provided, however, bank balance is usually not needed for eTA approval.
Usually it takes only a couple of minutes for eTA Canada to be approved. However, the maximum waiting time is 72 hours. The process can extend when there is a need to send in some additional documents.
We recommend applying for an eTA a couple of days ahead of the trip, to make sure that your visa will be prepared on time.
Your eTA is valid for 5 years from the issuing date, you can travel as many times as you want within that time. However, one stay cannot exceed 6 months. Remember about your passport validity. Your passport needs to be valid for at least 6 months ahead of the planned trip.
Once your eTA to Canada (valid for 5 years) or your passport has expired, you can apply for the second time. Another example would be losing your passport. Or, in case you have placed wrong information in the application form, e.g. a wrong passport number, you will need to apply again.
US permanent residents do need an eTA to travel to Canada, as well as their Green Card. The number of the Green Card needs to be provided to get an eTA.
All you need to do is to fill out an online application form and follow the instructions.