A large country in North America, located in the northern part of the continent between the United States, the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, and the Arctic Ocean. Canada is the world's second-largest country by area, and has a population of about 34.6 million (2011).

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US Immigration Worries - Overstayed in 2000

I'm a Canadian citizen and back in 2000, when I was young and stupid, I stayed longer than I should have in the US. I entered only with my passport. Eventually I came back to Canada and upon trying to ...
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Where can I get my biometrics done for my Canadian visa application in Miami?

I'm applying for a Canadian visa. I'm Sri Lankan but currently studying in the states on an m1 visa and I live in Miami. Does anybody know where I can get biometrics done or will I have to fly to New ...
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Can I consign my pepper spray from Canada to China?

I have a flight from Canada to China (by aircanada). It seems that I can't bring pepper spray to the plane, but can I consign it? Is that illegal?
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Visiting Canada from Italy with a trip to Mexico

Note that this is likely a novice question. A couple is visiting Canada from Italy, presumably on a single-entry Visa obtained upon arrival in Canada. In between their arrival and final departure from ...
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What is technically considered as a deportation (old double-layover in Schengen area)?

About three years ago, I made a dumb mistake of not checking the need for a Schengen visa when booking the cheapest Lufthansa flight to go home from the US. This flight included 2 layovers. Having ...
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How long can I stay in Canada as a tourist with the new eTA? (italian citizenship)

The Canadian CIC website states that starting March 2016 some tourists that fly into Canada will need an eTA. As an Italian citizen I need an eTA and I think I may stay up to six months. Is this ...
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Turkish citizen with Canadian temporary residence: Do I need a transit visa?

I am a student in Canada with a multiple entry visa. Am I able to do the following journey without the need for a transit visa?: Istanbul - Munich - London - Toronto The two European airports are: ...
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Light at Canadian border crossing

My friend recently posted a picture on Facebook that he took while waiting to cross from Canada back into the United States. Here is his caption... These little black squares at customs blink "...
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Sim Card in Canada & US

I'm traveling next week to Montreal, Canada for 2 weeks and then for another week to New York. I want to buy a sim card for my smartphone in Montreal that will also work in New York. The main purpose ...
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How to find out if a Canadian cellphone works abroad?

We already have a US equivalent question and the Canadian cell-phone marker is equally twisted with most carriers being helpful at telling what technologies and standards they use. As I am about to go ...
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Where in Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau airport are the millimeter-wave body scanners?

This wikipedia page about millimeter-wave scanners indicates that Montreal's Pierre Elliott Trudeau airport uses millimeter-wave scanners. Can someone tell me at what sections/terminals of the airport ...
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Whilst on ESTA I was stamped a 6 month B2 visa, would this be considered overstaying?

I flew to Houston early last year on an ESTA waiver, and upon arrival the officer stamped me in writing B2 on my stamp with 6 months validity. I stayed 1 month and then travelled overland to Canada. ...
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“Purpose of Travel” document for Canadian visa

I am applying for Canadian Visitor's Visa online. I am planning to meet my relatives in Canada. In the "Upload Documents" section of online application, they are asking for this document - "Purpose of ...
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I am 22 years old and I plan on moving to Canada in the future. What should I do? [closed]

I am 22 years old and I will be graduating from university in Computer Science in 2013. I went to Canada for one year for a gap year and I absolutely love that place. I know I am only 22 years old and ...
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Do I need Canadian currency for a brief visit to Winnipeg, MB?

I know that in some Canadian cities, US dollars are accepted pretty freely, but this is my first visit to Winnipeg; I expect to be using a credit card for almost everything, but may need cash for taxi ...
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Road Conditions on drive from Washington, DC to Quebec City over Christmas

** Revised based on comments We are planning a road trip from Washington DC to Quebec City around the 3rd week of December, following the route prescribed by Google Maps (broadly, Interstate 95 to NJ ...
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Cross border Canada to USA to trigger work visa

My son is currently in Canada on tourist visa, has his work visa approved while in Canada and wants to know how long he has to cross border and stay in USA for. Can he do in same day? He was ...
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Crossing from Sarnia to Port Huron, MI in a car without a passport

Can we drive across the blue water bridge from Canada to the US and back without a passport? We have proof of Canadian citizenship but our passports just expired.
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Should I pay my rental car company a speeding and toll ticket in Canada? [closed]

Today I got an invoice from a major, world-wide known car rental company. It seems that I have used a toll express highway without paying and I also got a speeding ticket during my vacation in Canada. ...
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Business travel to Canada

I need to visit a customer in Canada for a week or two. I'm freelance and I'm working for an Italian company but the customer is in Toronto. According to the website of Government of Canada (visit on ...
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Connecting from a Schengen inbound flight to a non-Schengen outbound flight at Munich airport

I'm 17 years old and I will be Flying on my own from Italy to Canada for the first time. I will travel from Italy to Munich and then I will take other flights. I will travel with Lufthansa for all the ...
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Invitation letter to Canada sent by email. Will this be a problem?

So my host wants to print out the invitation letter, sign it, scan it again and email it to me. My host will also send me a scan of their citizenship card and bank statements. The visa office does not ...
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French citizen with Canadian residency to go to the US for the day

As a French citizen, living in Canada with a permanent residency, what kind of visa do I need if I want to go in the US for a day (or may be a few days)? I also have a Canadian driving license, it ...
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Is a work permit for Canada the same as a visa? [closed]

My girlfriend is from Sweden and is coming to Canada with me in September. She has already applied for and received her work permit. When I go onto the Canadian government website, it's very confusing ...
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How to manage a longer transit location in a cheaper way

I want to go from Canada to some countries in Europe, but I found pages like Google Flights, Orbitz, Cheapoair, Flight-Hub that can help you to book a CHEAP VERY CHEAP flight!!! Awesome! Many of these ...
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How can I get to Nanaimo from Vancouver airport?

How can I get to Nanaimo from Vancouver airport? By ferry? airplane? Where can I reserve the ticket to Nanaimo? Plus, I don't have vehicle.
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Can I apply for US visa while I am a visitor in Canada?

I am an Indian passport holder and currently visiting Canada. I have a 10 year multiple entry visit visa for Canada and I want to apply for a US visit visa. Can I apply for a US visa in Canada while ...
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Obtained a multiple entry US visa; Is a Canadian visa needed to visit?

My parents have a multiple entry US visa. They want to visit relatives in Canada. Do they need to obtain a Canadian visa? They are Indian citizens/passport holders.
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Ukrainian biometric passports

With the new biometric passports of the Ukraine coming out next year, will a visitor visa still be required to enter Canada?
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Finding the station to get off at in Vancouver

I am travelling to Vancouver, BC by Greyhound bus and then catching the Amtrak train to Seattle Washington. The greyhound will stop at Homer & Georgia, Burrard & Georgia, Station Street and ...
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Can Europeans reset their “time in Canada” clock by visiting the US?

If a Swiss citizen comes to Canada and stays for 6 months, can they travel to USA for example, for a short period of time, and then return to Canada for another 6 months? How long must they stay out ...
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Can you go to a Conference in Canada on a Visitor Visa, or only a Business one?

As far as I can tell from the Visit Canada official website section on visas, there are three main kinds approvals for non-Canadians making a short trip: eTA (for visa-waiver nationals coming by air), ...
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Living in Canada - quick USA trips? [duplicate]

I live in Vancouver on a working holiday visa, from Australia. I got a waiver form to go to the states, but just went for a day at the beginning of the year. This was the 90 day waiver and then "...
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Re-entering the US on a valid visa after illegal entry to Canada

A few friends and I are planning on traveling to Montreal for a weekend. However, one of them is not a US citizen, and is here with a multiple-entry student visa in his Chinese passport, which does ...
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Traveling to Canada with my US tourist visa

I have a B1/B2 single entry visa to the US. It's valid for five more months. Can I go to Canada at the end of July to celebrate Eid for a couple days with my families and friends? The answer may be ...
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Can a Canadian on an expiring work Visa in the US leave the country and return the same day?

I am a Canadian, and have been working in the USA on an OPT Visa. It expires at Christmas, and I want to leave the country (to Canada) and return right away as a tourist. I heard that I can return ...
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Is feasible to visit Old Montreal or Downtown during a 12-hour layover?

I will be flying Mexico City to Paris, with a layover in Montreal (YUL). I will arrive in Montreal at 7:40am on a Saturday, and my departure is at 7:50pm the same day, giving me 12 hours on the ...
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Where can I go in Vancouver that's high up for a good view of the city for photography?

Yes, we have similar questions for Manhattan and London, but having just moved to Vancouver I'm keen to find something here - there are a lot of skyscrapers downtown, but I know nothing about them. ...
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Getting to the West Coast Trail without a car

I am interested in hiking the long West Coast Trail on the southwest coast of Vancouver Island, in Western Canada. This is an area with great vistas and the feeling of isolation is probably one of the ...
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USA <-> Japan: 2 * 1.30hrs layovers in Toronto, Canada: 2 transit visas?

I have a valid US visa, no required Visa for Japan but my nationality requires a transit visa for Canada. I will be flying USA <-> Japan onboard Air Canada with layovers in Toronto for 1.30 each ...
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Canadian Visa for Iraqi Citizens

I am from Iraq and I want a Canadian visa. I have an Iraqi passport but I currently don't have an embassy where I can apply for a visa for Canada. How do I get one?
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Visit Canada while travelling to USA from Pakistan?

I am from Pakistan and have valid visa USA b1/b2. In coming summers I am visiting USA along with my family. I have visited USA twice with my family .this time I want to visit Canada for 15/20 days and ...
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Leaving and Re-entering Canada in order to reset 6 month limit

My father plans to visit me in Canada for nine months. He has a multiple entry visa for both the US as well as Canada. He is a Romanian Citizen and has a V1 Multiple Entry Visa for Canada. After his ...
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Travel without visa in Canada

I am a Malaysian passport holder with an American student visa. I have booked my air ticket on 29th May for travel from Portland, Oregon to Malaysia with transit in Vancouver. Only after my booking, I ...
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Suggestion for dealing with potential VWP overstay in Canada

This might be a slight duplicate of a question, but I've not seen answers to this exact situation. Please let me know if there is an earlier answer. I need a suggestion on how to tackle this ...
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US and Canada tourist visa for Indian Citizen

My parents have US and Canada tourist visa. They stayed in Canada for 6 months and after that if they wish to come to US and stay for 6 months do they need to go to they native country first or can ...
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GSM coverage in Gaspésie, Canada

I am thinking of going hiking in Gaspésie, QC, Canada. While I do not expect to rely on good/any GSM coverage, I will take my phone in case of emergency and I am trying to figure if some provider is ...
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Trips betwen USA <-> China via Canada. Canadian transit visa needed?

Consider the following situation: Someone is travelling from USA to China and back, and the flight stops in Canada (both ways). It is a single flight ticket, however it is necessary to transit ...
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Traveling from Sydney to Mexico via Canada

My wife and child are traveling from Sydney to Mexico City and connecting through Vancouver. We are both American Citizens with prior DUI convictions from several years back. Is it possible to be ...
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Do CBSA officials “accept” electronic I94s for transmission to the CBP?

I'm considering flying to New York, spending a week and then continuing to Montreal by Train before flying home to Europe. I've been trying to find out whether Amtrak (the US train operator) records ...