Visa Requirements for Canada

Instant Visa policy lookup for Canada

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Visa Not Required

Passport holders of 74 countries can travel to Canada without prior visa, eVisa, or on-arrival visa.

  • American Samoa PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • British Indian Ocean Territory PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • British Virgin Islands PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Cayman Islands PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Christmas Island PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Czech Republic PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Falkland Islands PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Faroe Islands PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
    eTA not required for French living in Saint-Pierre and Miquelon going to Canada.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthsStarting from 2021, Canada will roll out a new scheme for Hong Kong residents migrating to the country after the enforcement of the national security law. 3 years work permits will be available for those who were graduated from either a recognised Canadian or overseas post-secondary institution in the last five years. If approved, their spouse or partner as well as children can also apply to come with them. Details of proving a path to Canadian citizenship will be announced in 2021.
    eTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air from March 15, 2016.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Liechtenstein PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
    Fee 7 CAD.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air
  • Papua New Guinea PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthsAnyone with a criminal record (including misdemeanors or alcohol-related driving offenses in the US) may not be able to enter Canada without first obtaining an approval for rehabilitation
    Passport Card, NEXUS card, or Enhanced Drivers License valid for Land and Sea Travel
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
    Electronic passport required for visa-free travel.
    Non-electronic passports only eligible for visa-free travel with an expired Canadian visitor visa or a valid United States non-immigrant visa, with an eTA issued before 1 December 2017.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Saint Martin (Netherlands) PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Solomon Islands PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-FreePassengers are not allowed to enter Canada.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air
  • United Arab Emirates PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • United Kingdom PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • United States Virgin Islands PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free6 monthsAnyone with a criminal record (including misdemeanors or alcohol-related driving offenses in the US) may not be able to enter Canada without first obtaining an approval for rehabilitation
    Passport Card, NEXUS card, or Enhanced Drivers License valid for Land and Sea Travel
  • United States of America PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free6 monthsAnyone with a criminal record (including misdemeanors or alcohol-related driving offenses in the US) may not be able to enter Canada without first obtaining an approval for rehabilitation
    Passport Card, NEXUS card, or Enhanced Drivers License valid for Land and Sea Travel
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.

eVisa

Passport holders for 1 country can obtain an electronic visa / authorization prior to arrival to travel to Canada.

  • eVisa180 daysPassport with National ID number issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs required.
    eTA required when arriving by air.

Pre-arranged Visa Required

Prior to arrival at Canada, passport holders of 123 countries must obtain a visa at their corresponding consulate of Canada. Additional travel conditions (such as Visas to other countries) may waive this requirement.

Entry Refused

Disagreements between Canada and 31 countries have imposed restrictions in traveling to Canada.

  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Bouvet Island PermalinkShow on map
    Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Central African Republic PermalinkShow on map
    Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo PermalinkShow on map
    Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Equatorial Guinea PermalinkShow on map
    Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • São Tome and Príncipe PermalinkShow on map
    Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.
  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.

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