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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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Changes in declared length of stay vs authorized stay in Canada

I used the kiosk machine in YVR and indicated that I intended to stay for 3 weeks. For some reasons, my return flight was cancelled so I decided to just buy a new return ticket. I also extended my ...
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Required visa category [migrated]

I want to join a postdoctoral position at Canada. In which category I should apply for visa study permit(from outside Canada) or work permit (from outside Canada)?? And approx how much time it will ...
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Visiting visa for Nigeria

I am retired, age 73, I want to visit a friend in Nigeria. What alternative letter for NOC will I present since I don't work or school?
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Canada Visitor Visa - should I mention working in a family business?

I am applying for a visitor visa to Canada. I work for my aunt's business, should I mention that in the application?
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ETA still not approved after 3 months [closed]

I’ve been waiting for my Canada ETA application to be approved - been waiting just over 3 months for a response - have tried to contact them by email but just the same robotic response Is this normal ...
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Travelling from USA to Canada by Ship

Are there commercial boats, ferries which can allow passengers to travel from USA to Canada and vice versa? What will be the distance time for example Washington D.C to Ottawa by ferry, boat taking ...
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Canadian transit visa for an international student in the US [duplicate]

I'm an international (Indian citizen) student with an F1 US visa. I wish to transit through Canada on my way to Schengen for a conference. I cannot get a clear answer on whether in need a transit visa ...
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Visiting Canada with existing Multiple Entry Canadian B1 Visa [duplicate]

I have multiple entry B1 visa for Canada which I have availed in past to enter in Canada for business purposes. I want to visit Canada, but this time as a tourist. Do I need to apply for visitor visa ...
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Traveling to US from Canada what Covid test should I do?

I will be travelling to Canada and from there to US. The US regulations require a negative Covid test and I am currently researching options to do a test. The Hotel I will be staying in recommended a ...
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USA exit and entry to Canada [duplicate]

We are US citizens from New York. We plan to go to Quebec in May. My husband and myself have had the J&J vaccine, and boosters of Moderna and Pfizer. What are the requirements for re-entry to the ...
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Canada VFS passport multiple package or single

We applied for a tourist visa for Canada and got the biometrics. We applied as a family and got the email to submit passport. Application had 2 applicants, so while sending the passport to VAC do we ...
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Entering Canada, Niagara border

I will be working in Canada this summer under the "Global Skills Strategy" program. While the invitation letter of the institution hosting me as a "NOC 4012 - Visiting Scholar, Award ...
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Sending Passport to VAC for Canadian Visitor Visa

This would be a similar question but is quite old: Sending Passport for Canada Visa Process to New York I was asked to send my passport to the VAC in either New York or Los Angeles (New York would be ...
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Leaving Canada “unvaccinated”

Can I leave Canada on a one-way ticket if I’m “unvaccinated”? (had an adverse reaction after shot #1 so don’t want to get another). I could leave on a foreign passport (different from the destination ...
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How to contact Immigration Canada while I am in Canada?

Before coming to Canada for exchange (University of Waterloo), I received the Mitacs summer research internship offer for the University of Windsor. When asked about visa requirements, they said that ...
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Possible issues when carrying multiple laptops/phones from India to Canada?

This questions discusses the rules around how many laptops one can bring to India, but I was wondering if there are any rules about outgoing travel from India. I found this document which, again, ...
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Lufthansa covid rules (Porto to Munich to Montreal)

Flying from Porto to Montreal via Munich. https://www.lufthansa.com/xx/en/flight-information.html "Generally, passengers must show a proof of vaccination or of immunity or a negative Covid 19 ...
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Canadian permanent resident/US citizen re-entering Canada with expired PR card

This question reminded me of a parallel situation. Suppose someone is: a permanent Canadian resident with an expired PR card and a valid US passport trying to re-enter Canada from the US by air after ...
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Activate Verizon SIM Card While In Canada

I am in the middle of a long term trip in Canada (~6 Months). Until now I have been using a Verizon plan which allows me to roam on Canadian networks free of charge. I recently lost my phone and have ...
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leaving Poland on Canadian passport

I was born in Poland. I lived in Canada for around 30 years and am a citizen of both. I went back to Poland for the first time 3 years ago. I entered on my Canadian passport and only got a Polish ...
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What documents are required for "proof of assets" for Canada Visitor Visa

A "Proof of assets or business" document is required under "Proof of Means of Financial Support" for a Canada visitor visa. This is an additional requirement on top of bank ...
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Do I have to pay Canadian taxes on an engagement ring my fiancé got me in the US?

My fiancé proposed last week in Arizona (said yes!) and I now have the ring on my finger. The ring has a value of over the $800 personal exemption. Do I need to declare and pay Canadian taxes when ...
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Canada B-1 Visitor-Business Visa for tourism? [duplicate]

I have a valid multiple entry Canada visa from a business trip a couple of years ago. I’m planning to travel to Canada this year to visit family/ as a tourist. Can I use the same visa?? Tried ...
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Is it possible to get a passport stamped on entry to Canada from the US?

A follow up from this answer, in which @Doc mentions getting a passport stamp on entry to Canada from the US. I've travelled from the US to Canada and back many times on a US passport, and I've had ...
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In which situations is a US LPR and French citizen who was refused entry to Canada allowed to withdraw their application for admission to Canada?

I read on https://www.canadaduientrylaw.com/denied-entry-to-canada.php (mirror): In many situations where a US citizen is refused entry at the Canadian border, the visitor is allowed to request ...
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USA to Canada after 90 days without re-entering it

I am from Europe and would like to make a trip and need some additional information. I would like to stay in the US for maybe up to 90 days with an ESTA and then travel by car to Canada. I do not want ...
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Can a tourist in the US apply for a Canadian tourist visa from within the US?

Do Canadian consulates in the US accept tourist visa applications from people visiting the US on a US tourist/visitor visa? Due to various travel restrictions and visa processing timelines during the ...
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How do Canadian officials determine how long a visitor entering Canada is allowed to stay?

I read on https://www.cic.gc.ca/english/helpcentre/answer.asp?qnum=1016&top=16 (mirror): Most visitors can stay for up to 6 months in Canada. If you’re allowed to enter Canada, the border ...
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PCR test required to fly to Spain?

I am a Spanish citizen, living in Canada. I would like to fly back home (from CAN to ESP). Do I need a PCR test? I found conflicting information online, and also my own past experience. Here's some ...
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Do I need a UK transit visa when flying from Pakistan to Canada with Air Canada codeshared with Etihad Airways? [duplicate]

I'm flying from Pakistan to Canada, I do have a stopover in UK of 4 hours. My flights lands on terminal 3 and my next flight is from terminal 2. I have booked directly with Air Canada and flight has ...
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Can I bring candy into Canada

We plan a single say trip to my sister in laws house in Windsor. Can I bring cookies or candies across the border. We are coming from Michigan through the Windsor tunnel.
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VeriFLY: positive PCR for Canada

Trying to upload a positive test (proof of recovery certificate) after 14 days which is an approved method of entry into CANADA. The VeriFLY app will not allow this. What can I do?
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Can Canadian PR holder work from USA for few days while on vacation? [duplicate]

I am a Permanent Resident in Canada working for a Canadian Employer. I want to travel to the US as a B1/B2 visa holder for one week and work from home for my Canadian employer for 4 days from the US ...
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Multiple days in Windsor is it ok?

I had posted this: Travel to Canada by car. Vaccine requirements for 13 and under? and now our plans are changing. That original question stated if we went to Windsor and returned on the same day. ...
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How greatly may the actual arrival time at the Canadian land border differ from the ArriveCAN form's declared time?

I plan to enter Canada from the US by car on a certain day, via the Douglas Border Crossing. I must complete the ArriveCAN form, which asks me to declare not just the date, but the precise time of ...
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Can Indians travel to Canada with a valid visa on an old passport as of 2021-2022? [duplicate]

Mom (Indian) has a new passport and a valid Canadian visa on an old passport. She was in touch with an agent to buy flight tickets, but apparently this guy told mama that she is not allowed to travel ...
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Can Canadian air travellers get home using public transit with new rules for on-arrival COVID tests? (Dec 2021)

In response to the emerging omicron variant of COVID-19, Canada recently announced that incoming air travellers will be required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival and then self-isolate until they ...
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Can Canadian air travellers still catch a connecting flight home with new on-arrival COVID tests? (Dec 2021)

In response to the emerging omicron variant of COVID-19, Canada recently announced that incoming air travellers will be required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival and then self-isolate until they ...
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Carrying 30 ebook readers in hand luggage

Because of reasons, I am likely to want to carry 30-40 ebook readers, still in their boxes, with me when traveling from Canada to the UK. Am I going to run into any trouble if I have them in my carry-...
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How to show proof of vaccination for attractions/restaurants as a Canadian in New York City?

My boyfriend and I are trying to replan a cancelled NYC trip for next April. We're both double Pfizer vaxxed and have all our cards and Canadian federal QR code. Based on my research, I'm confident we'...
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Are the Canadian Journey Series banknotes still accepted in shops in Canada?

I assume they are accepted in banks however, having seen the big hassle tourists go through in the UK when they have an old banknote I would love to know if I can spend them in shops.
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Can I use multiple entries visa for multiple visits each year?

I submitted an visa application to visit my Canadian in-laws for 6 months only from Feb to Jul 2022. I just got approved and given a V-1 (Visitor) visa for Canada and it only says it's issued on Nov ...
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Traveling to US from Canada by car. Are borders open? [duplicate]

It's a simple question: can Canadians drive across the border into the US? It would be to visit and not for work purposes. What restrictions and requirements are still in place given COVID? What up to ...
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Travel to Canada by car. Vaccine requirements for 13 and under?

We are US citizens family of five. Both me and my wife have been vaccinated for covid 19 with pfizer. We can bring proof via our vaccine cards showing both doses. I have three children a 13 year old,...
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Visiting Canada from Europe, with weekend trip to the US – will we need testing when going back to Canada?

We are two Europeans (EU/Schengen area) visiting Canada for two weeks (Nov 21st - Dec 06th). We are fully vaccinated. To visit Canada, we have to take a PCR Covid-19 test before boarding the plane ...
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Do I need PCR test results for the first leg of the flight? YYZ (Canada) -> FRA (Germany) -> BEG (Serbia), Lufthansa is saying different things

I am a Canadian citizen. The clinics near me (smaller town in Canada) can take up to 48 hours to get my PCR test results. My flight is 34 hours after my planned PCR test, and Serbia requires me to ...
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What customs category does mead fall into when entering Canada?

When returning to Canada from abroad, a Canadian resident or citizen is allowed to import alcoholic beverages according to the following rule: Alcoholic beverages are products that exceed 0.5% ...
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UK student on exchange in USA travelling to Canada for Christmas

I'm a UK student currently on exchange in the USA. I have a J1 Visa. For Christmas I'd like to go and visit some family who live in Canada. Other than getting my DS-2019 "travel validation" ...
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Delay to re-enter canada after extending tourist visa

my mom has been in Canada since Jan 2020 on a tourist visa. Due to covid and closed borders we have been extending her stay by asking for a visitor record(so far she had 2 records of 6 month each). My ...
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Is Canadian TRV open to visit visas at this point?

Please I want to know if its possible for me to apply for TRV at this point for visit visa applications for Canada. I have travel history for most African nations (5 countries) and I am from Nigeria. ...
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