Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA), to Canada
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Foreign nationals from the following countries will need an eTA before boarding their flight to Canada as of March 15, 2016:

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Chile
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Republic of Korea
  • Norway
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Portugal
  • Switzerland
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Andorra
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Estonia
  • Gibraltar
  • Hungary
  • Israel
  • Iceland
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Poland
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • United Kingdom
  • Mexico

British overseas territory citizen who derives that citizenship through birth, descent, naturalization or registration in one of the British overseas territories of:

  • Anguilla
  • Bermuda
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • Falkland Islands
  • Gibraltar
  • Montserrat
  • Pitcairn Island
  • Saint Helena
  • Turks and Caicos Islands

Other foreign nationals who need an eTA to travel to Canada

  • Persons who have been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence (United States Permanent Residents).
  • Holder of a passport or travel document issued by the Holy See.
  • Holder of a national Israeli passport.
  • Holder of a passport issued by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China.
  • Holder of a passport issued by the United Kingdom to a British National (Overseas), as a person born, naturalized or registered in Hong Kong.
  • Holder of a passport issued by the United Kingdom to a British Subject which contains the observation that the holder has the right of abode in the United Kingdom.
  • Holder of an ordinary passport issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Taiwan that includes the personal identification number of the individual. Note: Taiwanese citizens who hold a passport issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Taiwan that does not include their personal identification number need a visa to come to Canada.

Important information for dual Canadian citizens traveling by air:
As a Canadian citizen you cannot apply for an eTA. Starting November 10, you will need a valid Canadian passport to board your flight to Canada. See Dual Canadian citizens need a Canadian passport