Canadian Visa for Croatian citizens

Canadian Visa for Croatian citizens

Canadian Visa for Croatian citizens

Travelling to Canada represents an investment that brings back an infinite number of wonderful experiences.

Thanks to the fact the Canadian dollar is cheaper than the American dollar, it makes traveling to cities like Ottawa or Toronto easy when the budget is tight.

If we also add the incredible experiences you can have on the numerous festivals that take place every year, such as the winter carnival in Quebec or the film festival in Toronto, Canada is the ideal destination for every Croatian citizen.

What do you need to travel to Canada?

As a Croatian citizens you will need a valid passport and an eTA permit to travel to Canada. ETA (Electronic Travel Authorization) enables Croatian citizens to travel to Canada without the need to go to the embassy.

ETA is an e-visa permit that is valid for 5 years from the issuing date, or until your passport expires. It is a multiple entry visa, you can visit Canada as many times as you want within the validity period. However, one stay cannot exceed 6 months at a time.

The processing time can take up to 72 hours, though usually eTA is granted within a couple of minutes.


How to apply for an eTA to Canada?

Applying for an eTA to Canada can be done in three steps:

  1. Apply Online (fill in an online application form, provide your data, your passport details, your e-mail address. This step takes about 15 minutes.)
  2. Register an online payment (pay the handling e-visa charges using a credit, or debit card, or any other method of payment available.)
  3. Check your e-mail (once your payment is registered, check your e-mail address for the confirmation number. You can check the status of your eTA processing with this number. Within the next 72 hours, you will receive eTA onto your e-mail address as well.)

As you can see, the applying process is very straightforward. All you need is a valid passport (the validity of this document needs to exceed 6 months ahead of the trip).

The cost of eTA to Canada is only 49 Euro.

Best organization tips for Croatian travellers when going to Canada

The first step before planning your trip to Canada is to choose which season you want to enjoy. Since the different attractions in Canada are linked to the climate.

If your goal is to ski or do sports that involve snow, you should go in the months from December to March. In September and October, there is no excessive tourism and it is only cold at night.

On the other hand, the accommodation is the second thing you need to choose while planning your trip. Reservations can be made much in advance and this will allow you to establish an orderly itinerary when exploring the country.

Finally, it is good to purchase travel medical insurance to avoid the high costs of a clinic in case you have an emergency, while you are in a foreign country. This step can be omitted, however, it is a recommendation to consider.


What can Croatians do every night in Canada?

If you thought there were only national parks and resorts in Canada, you’d be surprised at the incredible options you have if you like to go out at night every day.

  • First, there’s Toronto, better known as the nightlife capital, since it has different dance floors to enjoy all night long. One of them is ACE, a nightclub with a decoration full of mirrors and crystal chandeliers, where people dress up to go in. There is also the Cube nightclub with a retro style of the ’70s which dance floor is one of the most fun in the city.
  • On the second place is  Ottawa, for having bars with live music at night. Among the bars, you can find the Mercury Lounge or the Zaphod Beeblebrox, although you can also enjoy fascinating shows at the National Arts Centre.
  • Finally, if you have an eTA to Canada, you can’t miss a visit to Vancouver, where you can enjoy delicious cocktails and the good taste of a Canadian beer at Yaletown Brewing. Or visit Granville Street which has a similar ambiance to the Texas of the United States. However, if you love electronic music you have to go to Montreal, where the most prestigious DJs, like Bob Sinclair or Sebastian Ingrosso, perform at the New City Gas, a nightclub that is currently among the top 20 worldwide.

Wait no more, apply online now and travel to Canada with eTA!

Canadian Visa for Croatian citizens