Visa Requirements for Canada

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Visa Not Required

Passport holders of 59 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.
  • Antigua and Barbuda PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-FreeCitizens of Antigua and Barbuda who have held a Canadian visa within the past 10 years or who currently hold a valid non-immigrant U.S. visa can apply for an eTA when arriving by air. They may not enter Canada by land or sea unless holding a valid visa.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 rolled 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 ten years. In addition, two streams for permanent residency were provided - (1) persons who have graduated from a post-secondary designated learning institution in Canada. (2) persons who have worked in Canada for at least 12 months full time, or an equal amount of part-time hours. If approved, their spouse or partner as well as children can also apply to come with them. Applicants will be eligible for applying Canadian Permanent residency in Canada.
    eTA 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 monthsRemarks updated .eTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • Visa-Free6 monthsRemarks updated .Anyone 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.
    US citizens exempt from obtaining Canada ETA and are in fact barred from doing so.
    Green Card Holders exempt as well.
  • 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.
  • Solomon Islands PermalinkShow on map
    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 States Virgin Islands PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free6 monthsRemarks updated .Anyone 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.
    US citizens exempt from obtaining Canada ETA and are in fact barred from doing so.
    Green Card Holders exempt as well.
  • United States of America PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free6 monthsRemarks updated .Anyone 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.
    US citizens exempt from obtaining Canada ETA and are in fact barred from doing so.
    Green Card Holders exempt as well.
  • Visa-Free6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.

eVisa

Passport holders for 17 countries can obtain an electronic visa / authorization prior to arrival to travel to Canada.

  • eVisa90 dayseTA required if arriving by air.
  • eVisa180 dayseTA required if arriving by air.
  • eVisa180 dayseTA required if arriving by air.
  • eVisa6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • eVisa180 daysRemarks updated .eTA required if arriving by air.
  • eVisa6 monthsRemarks updated .eTA required if arriving by air.
  • Papua New Guinea PermalinkShow on map
    eVisa6 monthsRequirement updated .ETA required if arriving by air. On arrival from land or overseas.
  • eVisa6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • eVisa6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • eVisa6 monthsOn arrival from land or overseas
    eTA 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.
  • eVisa6 monthseTA required if arriving by air; not required if arriving by land or sea.
  • eVisa6 monthsRemarks updated .eTA required if arriving by air. Also an eTA not required when arriving by car, bus, train or boat (including a cruise ship).
  • eVisa6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • eVisa6 monthseTA required if arriving by air
  • eVisa180 daysPassport with National ID number issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs required.
    On arrival from land or overseas
    eTA required when arriving by air.
  • Trinidad and Tobago PermalinkShow on map
    eVisa6 monthsLegal permanent residents of the United States can enter Canada with their Trinidad and Tobago passports and do not need an ETA.
    Citizens of Trinidad and Tobago who hold a valid non-immigrant U.S. visa or who have held a Canadian visa in the past 10 years can apply for eTA when arriving by air. They may not enter Canada by land or sea unless holding a valid visa.
  • United Kingdom PermalinkShow on map
    eVisa6 monthsElectronic Travel Authorization required if arriving by air.

Pre-arranged Visa Required

Prior to arrival at Canada, passport holders of 152 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 1 country have imposed restrictions in traveling to Canada.

Information last checked on . Requirements last changed on .