Visa Requirements for Canadian Citizens

Visa Information for Passport Holders of Canada

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Visa Not Required

104 destinations allow visa-free entry to Canadian citizens.

  • Visa-Free90 days
  • Antigua and Barbuda PermalinkShow on Map
    Visa-Free6 months
  • Visa-Free90 days
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area. Beginning in January 2021, ETIAS system will become mandatory for all Non-EU international travellers.
  • Visa-Free8 months
  • Visa-Free6 months
  • Visa-Free30 days30 day visa free access available to travellers that arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport and are not arriving from or planning to depart to a Russian Federation airport.
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area. Beginning in January 2021, ETIAS system will become mandatory for all Non-EU international travellers.
  • Visa-Free
  • Visa-Free90 days
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina PermalinkShow on Map
    Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 6-month period
  • Visa-Free90 days
  • Visa-Free90 daysUp to 90 days per visit, but no more than 180 days per year.
  • Visa-Free14 days
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period. Beginning in January 2021, ETIAS system will become mandatory for all Non-EU international travellers.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust register online at least five days prior to arrival.
  • Visa-Free90 days
  • Visa-Free90 daysExtendable up to 180-days stay within a one-year period
  • Visa-Free90 days
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period. Beginning in January 2021, ETIAS system will become mandatory for all Non-EU international travellers.
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period. Beginning in January 2021, ETIAS system will become mandatory for all Non-EU international travellers.
  • Czech Republic PermalinkShow on Map
    Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area. Beginning in January 2021, ETIAS system will become mandatory for all Non-EU international travellers.
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period regardless of previous time spent in other Schengen countries (except the other Nordic countries)
  • Visa-Free6 months
  • Dominican Republic PermalinkShow on Map
    Visa-Free90 days
  • Visa-Free90 days
  • Visa-Free3 months
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area. Beginning in January 2021, ETIAS system will become mandatory for all Non-EU international travellers.
  • Visa-Free30 days
  • Visa-Free4 months
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area. Beginning in January 2021, ETIAS system will become mandatory for all Non-EU international travellers.
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area (in Regions of France)
    A Canadian passport is not required for visa-free travel to the French overseas territory of Saint Pierre et Miquelon; instead, an identification document (e.g. driver's licence or Secure Certificate of Indian Status) can be used
  • Visa-Free90 days
  • Visa-Free360 days
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area. Beginning in January 2021, ETIAS system will become mandatory for all Non-EU international travellers.
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area. Beginning in January 2021, ETIAS system will become mandatory for all Non-EU international travellers.
  • Visa-Free3 monthsMay enter on an ID card if not departing from the United States.
    Beginning on December 1, 2020, all travellers to Grenada will be required to complete an online application in order to receive a Pure Safe Travel Authorization Certificate to enter Grenada.
  • Visa-Free90 days
  • Visa-Free3 months
  • Visa-Free3 months
  • Visa-Free3 months
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period regardless of previous time spent in other Schengen countries.
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area. Beginning in January 2021, ETIAS system will become mandatory for all Non-EU international travellers.
  • Visa-Free30 days
  • Visa-Free90 days
  • Visa-Free3 monthsEntry refused to anyone who "knowingly issues a public call for boycotting Israel."
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area. Beginning in January 2021, ETIAS system will become mandatory for all Non-EU international travellers.
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days (business), 6 months (tourist)
  • Visa-Free90 days
  • Visa-Free30 days
  • Visa-Free30 days
  • Visa-Free60 days
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area. Beginning in January 2021, ETIAS electronic system will become mandatory for all Non-EU international travellers.
  • Visa-Free
  • Liechtenstein PermalinkShow on Map
    Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area. Beginning in January 2021, ETIAS system will become mandatory for all Non-EU international travellers.
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area. Beginning in January 2021, ETIAS system will become mandatory for all Non-EU international travellers.
  • Visa-Free90 days
  • Visa-Free3 months
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area. Beginning in January 2021, ETIAS system will become mandatory for all Non-EU international travellers.
  • Visa-Free90 days
  • Visa-Free180 days
  • Visa-Free30 days
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period (Monaco does not have a visa policy of its own and the Schengen Visa policy applies)
  • Visa-Free30 days
  • Visa-Free90 days
  • Visa-Free3 months
  • Visa-Free3 months
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area. Beginning in January 2021, ETIAS system will become mandatory for all Non-EU international travellers.
  • Visa-Free90 days
  • Visa-Free3 months3 months within a 6 month period, regardless of previous time spent in other Schengen countries, but including time spent in other Nordic countries
    Beginning in January 2021, ETIAS system will become mandatory for all Non-EU international travellers.
  • Visa-Free180 days
  • Visa-Free90 days
  • Visa-Free30 days
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area. Beginning in January 2021, ETIAS system will become mandatory for all Non-EU international travellers.
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area. Beginning in January 2021, ETIAS system will become mandatory for all Non-EU international travellers.
  • Visa-Free30 days
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period. Beginning in January 2021, ETIAS system will become mandatory for all Non-EU international travellers.
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis PermalinkShow on Map
    Visa-Free6 months
  • Visa-Free6 weeks
  • Visa-Free
  • Visa-Free90 days
  • Visa-Free90 days
  • Visa-Free30 days
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area. Beginning in January 2021, ETIAS system will become mandatory for all Non-EU international travellers.
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area. Beginning in January 2021, ETIAS system will become mandatory for all Non-EU international travellers.
  • Visa-Free90 days
  • Visa-Free6 months
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area. Beginning in January 2021, ETIAS system will become mandatory for all Non-EU international travellers.
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area. Beginning in January 2021, ETIAS system will become mandatory for all Non-EU international travellers.
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area. Beginning in January 2021, ETIAS system will become mandatory for all Non-EU international travellers.
  • São Tome and Príncipe PermalinkShow on Map
    Visa-Free15 days
  • Visa-Free30 daysMaximum two visits annually if not arriving by air.
  • Trinidad and Tobago PermalinkShow on Map
    Visa-Free
  • Visa-Free4 months
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180 day period
  • United Kingdom PermalinkShow on Map
    Visa-Free6 monthsCan use ePassport gates starting June 1, 2019
  • United States of America PermalinkShow on Map
    Visa-Free6 monthsCanadian Passport required and must be valid for the period of intended stay.
    Canadian Passport exemptions only for nationals of Canada with a NEXUS card embarking in Canada or USA.
  • Visa-Free3 months
  • Visa-Free30 days
  • Visa-Free30 days
  • Visa-Free

Visa On Arrival

A visa can be obtained upon arrival at 22 destinations for passport holders of Canada.

eVisa

Canadian passport allows entry to 16 destinations with an eVisa obtained prior to arrival.

  • eVisa30 daysVisitors who have been granted an online pre-visa or have requested such pre-visa from the consulates of Angola abroad, are then issued with a visa on arrival at the country's border check points.
    For a maximum total stay of 90 days within a one year period.
    Besides having printed confirmation that a visa will be issued upon arrival, passengers must: have a return/onward ticket, and have a hotel reservation confirmation.
  • eVisa90 days90 days on each visit in 12-month period
    Can use the Smartgate system.
  • eVisa30 days
  • Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisa3 monthseVisa holders must arrive via Port Bouet Airport.
  • eVisa31 days
  • eVisaup to 5 years
  • eVisa60 dayse-Visa holders must arrive via 26 designated airports
    An Indian e-Tourist Visa can only be obtained twice in one calendar year.
    Canadians who are or have been Pakistani nationals or have had ancestors who are or have been Pakistani nationals are required to follow a stringent and longer procedure and will be granted a much more restricted visa if at all.
  • eVisa28 dayseVisa holders must arrive via Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw or Mandalay airports or via land border crossings with Thailand — Tachileik, Myawaddy and Kawthaung or India — Rih Khaw Dar and Tamu.
    eVisa available for both tourism (allowed stay is 28 days) or business (allowed stay is 70 days) purposes.
  • eVisa90 daysMay enter using eGate.
    International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy must be obtained alongside Electronic Travel Authority.
  • eVisa30 days
  • eVisaOnline Visa eligible.
    Electronic Travel Authorization to obtain a visa on arrival for business purposes.
  • eVisaObtainable online
    Printed visa authorization must be presented at the time of travel
  • eVisa90 daysMultiple entry eVisa is also available.
  • eVisa45 daysE-visa holders can enter through all border points.
  • eVisa3 monthsCruise ship passengers cruising in and out of a Turkish port within a single day do not require a tourist visa.
  • eVisa30 days

eVisa / On Arrival

For 21 destinations, On-Arrival visa or an electronic visa / auhtorization is available to passport holders of Canada.

  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival180 days within 1 year
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival14 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days / 8 daysMust have an international vaccination certificate.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysVisa is also obtainable online.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrivalup to 90 daysVisa on arrival is obtainable only at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
    eVisa holders must arrive via Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
    eVisas are available for 30 or 90 days.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysElectronic visa holders must arrive via Libreville International Airport.
  • Guinea-Bissau PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 months
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 months
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysVisa on arrival is available at international airports Luangphabang, Pakse, Savannakhet and Vientiane, and at 4 land borders Friendship Bridge,
    eVisa may be used to enter Laos through the following entry points — Wattay International Airport and the First Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge
    Entry points Lalai, Lantui, Meuang mom, Pakxan, and Phoudou are open only to visa holders.
    Visa on arrival is extendable up to 60 days.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival
  • Papua New Guinea PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisa or Visa On Arrival60 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 months
  • eVisa or Visa On ArrivalMay apply online.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysAlso eligible for a universal visa allowing access to Zimbabwe.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysAlso eligible for a universal visa allowing access to Zambia.

Pre-arranged Visa Required

29 destinations require a visa obtained at an embassy or consulate prior to arrival from passport holders of Canada. This requirement may be waived off if Canadian citizens meet certain alternate requirements such as holding other visas or resident permits.

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