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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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Entry to Canada 15 years after denied entry at land border

A close friend (who is not the type to use Stack Exchange) and his family hope to soon enter Canada at the land border to visit my family. He and his family (wife and child) are US citizens. However, ...
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My last name is different in my Canadian visa

I just got my Canadian student visa and it's missing the - in my last name. So for example my name is MIKE AL-GOLD. On my Canadian student visa, it says MIKE ALGOLD. Is it OK or will they not let me ...
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What do I tip, if anything, at Club Med Charlevoix (Québec)?

We'll be going at Club Med Charlevoix in Québec/Canada soon, and I'm wondering what should we tip. Club Med Charlevoix is an all-inclusive, and some review sites boast that you can leave your wallet ...
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Canada visa postdov application country to apply from

I'm an Indian citizen currently employed in Singapore. I have received a Postdoc offer in Canada with LMIA exempted and falling within the category of faster processing of two weeks. I will be soon ...
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Do children need a passport to travel by car from the United States to Canada and back?

We are a married couple with 2 children, 7 and 10 years old. All of us are US citizens. Both my spouse and I have US passports. The children currently have no passports or other photo IDs. What ...
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Entering Canada without APIS requirement [duplicate]

Lebanese citizen with a visitor visa to Canada, likely on the US no-fly list. What flights from Beirut to Canada that does not require APIS? Flights that avoid the continental United States?
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Canada visitor visa denied

My friend, who is a permanent resident of Canada, wants to bring her parents to Canada for some months, so that her parents can see her new baby and spend some time with her. They are retirees and don'...
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Slight cut on finger during biometrics

On the day of my Canadian visa biometrics, I had a slight cut on the upper part of my upper thumb due to a razor. It didn't bleed or anything. I informed the biometrics officer about this but they ...
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How to get a copy of a refusal letter for a Canadian visa application?

I applied for a tourist visa from Canada in July 2021, and my two daughters were my dependents. I had a refusal in January 2023, but somehow I have lost the refusal letter for my daughters. How can I ...
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Which option is better for showing proof of funds for Canada visitor visa application?

I'm a married individual living with my wife and mother in India. I'm intending to visit my sister in Canada and therefore need to apply for a visitor visa. Here's my situation: I'm a salaried ...
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Scratch on a Canadian passport

I am Canadian-Polish citizen, and on 1st of June I am flying to Canada via Stockholm to visit my family. I have noticed a small scratch on my Canadian passport from someone putting a luggage tag on my ...
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Must I declare all items in my vehicle when crossing from the U.S. to Canada, or only those inquired about?

Surely I don't have to declare each and every item in my vehicle whenever I travel to Canada, do I? Do I actually have to disclose that I have a clipboard somewhere in my vehicle, for example? I asked ...
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Insights on Canadian visa delay post-biometrics from the Netherlands

I am an Indian citizen living in the Netherlands. Recently, two months ago, I applied for a Canadian visa from The Hague, and my biometrics were taken. It's been two months since the biometrics were ...
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Entered wrong date in expected period of stay on Canadian visitor visa application

I am going for a summer school to Canada and the school runs from July 1 to July 26. I had to apply for a Canadian visitor visa for that purpose. Now on the main application form I had to put the ...
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Canada re-entry for international student with study permit expiring 30th July

I'm an international student in Canada, and my study permit expires on July 30th. I have a conference scheduled for April 14th-20th, which means I'll be traveling outside of Canada and re-entering ...
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Is there a walking path between lower level West Vancouver and Cypress Pop-up Village?

I want to get to Cypress Pop-up Village via walking and/or Translink busses from lower level West Vancouver. Is this possible without a large detour through Eagle Lake Access road? Google Maps says WB ...
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Can I bring cancer meds to Canada? [duplicate]

I am traveling to Canada for two weeks and need to bring my cancer meds. Plus I take calcium tablets everyday. My injection appointment is during the vacation, but I’m planning to bring 2 with me just ...
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How much cancer medicine can I bring to Canada for a 2-week visit?

I’m a person with health issues and need to take medication daily. I am traveling to Canada for two weeks and need to bring my cancer meds. Plus I take calcium tablets everyday. My injection ...
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Can I bring 500 grams of gold while travelling to Canada for 2 weeks on a visit visa?

Can I bring 500 grams of gold while travelling to Canada for 2 weeks on a visit visa? It’s my first time visiting Canada and I’m a bit worried. Some answers might help. I will bring it back with me ...
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Is it still the case that a US-born child under 16 can enter Canada through both land and air with birth certificate only?

I see a post from five years ago: "Entry into Canada: Canadian law requires that all persons entering Canada carry both proof of citizenship and proof of identity. A valid U.S. passport, ...
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ESTA or visa after past arrest and NFA (for a non CIMT offence) [duplicate]

I'm a UK citizen looking to travel to the US for the second time. I earlier travelled to the US almost 12 years back on a different passport on a B1/B2 visa before acquiring UK nationality. I have ...
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Day trip to Canada while under ESTA

My wife and I are planning a trip to the US in April. We are UK citizens, so will be travelling under the ESTA program. While in the States we will primarily be staying with a friend of ours who is a ...
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Does travel to Iran affect travel to Canada using eTA?

I am a citizen of Denmark. In 2016 and 2017, I competed in an international competition as part of the Danish delegation. In 2016 it was held in Russia, and in 2017 it was held in Iran. (link to ...
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Do I need to declare a UK cannabis street caution / warning when applying for a Canada ETA?

I am going to Canada in June, and I am just making my Eta application. One of the questions on the application reads as below. "Question 2: Have you ever committed, been arrested for, been ...
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Must I disclose a previous cannabis possession incident that resulted in a fine, when applying for my eTA to visit Canada?

I will be visiting Canada end of the month and am applying for my eTA. 4 years ago I was caught with possession of cannabis and was given a fine. Do I need to declare this in the eTA form?
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How can a Russian mobile number receive texts in Canada?

In the last few months all Canadian mobile operators have terminated roaming agreements with Russian carriers, reportedly to comply with the Canadian government's sanctions against Russia. If someone ...
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Travel to USA and Canada

I am from England. I’ve traveled to the US as a visitor in December. Now I need to make a trip to Canada after 65 days staying in US. I want to stay there for 2-3 weeks. I have plans to go back to the ...
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What duties and taxes would I pay in Canada on a camera from Japan?

I'm visiting Japan right now (I'm a Canadian resident) and am considering picking up a digital camera (second-hand, if that matters). The value of the camera would exceed the 800-dollar personal ...
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How many days later does the UK embassy share refusal information with other countries?

Recently I was refused by the UK. Now I want to apply for a Canadian visit visa. My question is, how many days later does the UK embassy share the refusal information with other countries?
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Why was my Canadian visit visa rejected due to deadline, despite deadline extension?

I had previously submitted a visitor visa application for my spouse and subsequently received a request for biometric submission. During the time of this request, we were traveling and found it ...
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Procedural fairness letter response

I have received a PFL from Canada embassy stating that i used compensate representative for submitting my application. Actually i didn't, but i can understand the concerns of the officer because i ...
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I am going to Mexico from Canada for 7 days. My passport expires in less than two months. Is that ok?

I am Canadian, travelling to Mexico for seven days. My passport will expire less than three months. Is that a problem?
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Immigration at 1st point of entry into Canada?

A passenger is travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Charlottetown (YYG) via NARITA and MONTREAL. Boarding card and baggage tag is given up to YYG. Does he go through immigration in the first port of entry ...
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Dual citizen check-in and enter on different passports [duplicate]

So, I'm a dual citizen of China and Canada, working in the US. Chinese passport has a US tourist visa (B1/B2). Canadian Passport has a work visa for US. I need to fly from China to the US. Here's the ...
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Travelling to North Korea with Canadian passport but worried about U.S.A. immigration status

I would like to travel to North Korea as part of a 30-day Asia trip (once in a lifetime). I know it is not recommended. I know all of the issues. I have just been obsessed with this country for some ...
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Air passenger compensation claim for cancelled flight

Question: Does the response United provided to my compensation claim with the Canadian Transportation Agency really is a good justification for cancelling my flight, causing me to arrive almost 24h ...
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Non-US citizen with warrant

If I have a bench warrant, will I able to leave the United States without any issues? Because my charge was PL 145.05 mischief, and I didn't attend court in New York, will I able to go to my home ...
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Visiting Canada as UK citizen after arrest, but no charge

I am a UK citizen looking to visit Canada in the second half of 2024 for a family event. In 2020 I was arrested and interviewed by the police on serious criminal allegations. Afterwards I was released ...
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How to send a money order for a Canada visa application?

I was told to send a 21.70 USD money order for a fee to the Canada Visa Application Center. I tried sending a money order from Walmart but now I am having some issues. I called Walmart and they told ...
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Canada visa application, married couple sending together passports in the US to NY center

My wife and I applied for a Canadian tourist visa overseas (Algeria). We are currently in the US visiting our daughter in Texas, and we received a letter from the IRCC informing us to send our ...
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Will visa officials compare the travel history in my passport to my employer's confirmation of my employment?

I am an Indian citizen and Canadian PR, wanting to get a Schengen visa from Austria. I worked abroad remotely for 6-7 months (without informing my employer) because my friend had a serious illness and ...
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Is 1 hour 19 minutes long enough to transfer in Toronto (YYZ), international to domestic?

Air Canada sold me the following itinerary: Denver (DEN) -> Toronto (YYZ) -> Quebec City (YQB) The first leg arrives at Toronto at 13:11. The second leg departs for Quebec City at 14:30. Only ...
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Can I upload online bank statements from my bank showing internal use only for my Canada visa application?

Can I upload the PDF bank statements showing internal use only requested from my bank for a Canada visa application?
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At Dublin airport, is preclearance available for flights to Canada, or just to the USA?

As an EU citizen I have a Canadian ETA. I am travelling to Canada from Dublin airport. There is US preclearance; is it also for travel to Canada or only for the US?
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Can I have prescription medications mailed or shipped to a USA resident staying in Canada?

My Mother in law who is 86 years old is staying with us from the USA, and the pharmacies through US Medicare fill her meds for a 30 day supply only. How could we get her meds be sent from the US to ...
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Bulgarian citizens travelling to Canada through USA airport. Do they need a transit visa?

My friend is Bulgarian and is a European citizen. He has a Canadian ETA visa and he is travelling to Canada from Bulgaria. He has a four-hour layover in New York airport. He is confused about whether ...
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Do I need a Japan transit visa?

I am travelling from India to Canada and I have a stopover in Japan, where I will be changing airports. Landing in HND, flying from NRT. I have an Indian passport and I'm a Canadian Permanent Resident....
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Missed Canada Biometric Submission Deadline

My biometric collection expiry was set for 18th November. Unfortunately, between 18th October and 30th October, I was unable to secure a leave of absence from my office due to extensive travel ...
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What does "admit until date" on I-94 mean?

What does "admit until date" mean? Does that mean I have to leave by that day or I get in trouble?
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How easy is it to get Schengen visa for Indian citizen and Canadian PR? How long could it take? [closed]

Okay, I am thinking of doing a eurotrip in December. I have been in Canada since 4 years, and currently a PR. Indian citizenship. Before this I've had US Visa for 5 years and lived there. How long ...
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