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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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Can someone who doesn't qualify for admission to Canada just stay on board during a cruise stop there?

I am an American cruising on Norwegian Joy Sept 7th. We have a friend who might not qualify for admission to Canada. If she stays on board the ship while docked in Canada (6 hrs) is that ok, or would ...
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Should I submit original or copy of my passport to Canadian embassy for an immigration application? [on hold]

Recently my husband applied for my immigration to canada in Family Class. My husband is a canadian citizen. Recently I have been asked to submit as the following Passport/Travel Document: Valid ...
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What is the legal status of travelling with methadone in your carry-on?

My girlfriend and her sister will be going to Canada for two weeks at the start of July. They both use drugs recreationally and aren't open with their family and are quite isolated. My girlfriends ...
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Is transit Visa required at London and Dublin? [duplicate]

I am travelling to Canada with layovers at London and Dublin ( Mumbai - London - Dublin - Canada) with British Airways. I have an Indian passport and Canadian Student Visa. Both the layovers are below ...
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17 year old US Citizen traveling to Canada

I'll be traveling to Canada while I'm 17 (20 days from being 18) for a business conference and had questions about the page regarding "Minor children travelling to Canada". I currently don't live ...
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ESTA query ticked no on transit query

Recently had my eTa and ESTA applications approved/authorized for my travel to Canada and the US. I hit no on the query regarding transit. Thinking I had to enter my hotel details for the US. Because ...
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Forgot passport for Alaska cruise (Anchorage to Vancouver)

I have a very recently issued Nevada driver’s license that’s probably “enhanced” but that’s the only ID I have on me. I forgot my passport at home. I’m in anchorage now and the cruise leaves this ...
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Do I need a passport to return from Canada?

If I am a US citizen, do I need a passport to go visit Canada at Niagara Falls for 3 days and then reenter the USA?
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Sending Passport for Canada Visa Process to New York

Note: There is a similar question here but I had a few things to add (plus there's no answer there) I am an international student in the US. As part of my Canada visa process, I got a letter asking ...
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Canadian visitor visa online application fee payment

I am going to apply for an online Canadian visitor visa. Can I fill and complete the application form and pay the application fee later? Can I login several times to the online application form? or ...
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Canada travel to US using Global Entry

We are taking a cruise from Boston to Montreal with our kids. We have Gloabal entry cards for all. We are flying out of Montreal to the US and just realized that my daughter age 16 passsport expired ...
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Travelling from Poland to Canada with temporary passport

I am travelling to Canada next week. My girlfriend would like to go to with me, yet she does not have the passport. The only option left for her on such a short notice is getting the temporary ...
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Can/How & What are the requirements Long Term Visa holder in Japan

Can/How & What are the requirements for a Filipino with a Long Term Visa holder in Japan, to visit his PR family in Canada? Thank you for your time and knowledge.
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Confidentially bringing medication from Canada to USA

I am on the ADHD drug "Vyvanse" which is a schedule II controlled substance. It's pretty essential for me to take it, and especially on this business trip. Unfortunately, I really want to keep this ...
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What does the USA Customs and Border Protection consider a weapon?

A lot of the time, when I enter USA by car from Canada, I am asked if I have any weapons. Sometimes I have a hatchet or a 5" blade for when I go camping. Should I answer Yes or No to the question "...
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International student with US visa applying for Canadian eTA [closed]

I am an international student studying in the US. I am a citizen of one of the countries that do not require a visa from Canada to travel to Canada. I need to attend a conference in Canada on June ...
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Traveling outside the U.S. after oath ceremony

Today was my oath ceremony and I will be traveling to Canada (birth country) by car in a couple of days from now. Would I be able to cross the border into Canada from the U.S. with just my Canadian ...
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Where can I exchange Canadian loonies and toonies for USD in the US? [duplicate]

I recently returned to the USA from an extended trip in Canada with around CAD$25 in loonies and toonies (CAD$1 and CAD$2 coins). As I won't be returning to Canada for a while, and don't live near ...
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Processing Time for a Canadian Study permit with a late request for a Medical Exam [closed]

I submitted my application for a Canadian study permit on the 23rd of March, 2019. I gave in my biometrics which were uploaded to Cic on the 27th of March, 2019. I was requested to give in a medical ...
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How do I spend money in the US? [duplicate]

I'm a Canadian traveling to the US next month. I haven't traveled internationally before and I'm not sure how money works. Am I able to use my credit card in the US? I have a $2000 limit, will USD ...
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Overstayed in USA

I was supposed to return to Canada on April 2, 2017. I was in a motorcycle accident during my stay in the United States and was unable to return until the 29th of May 2017. Will I be able to return to ...
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Visa application for Canada and no Invitation letter [duplicate]

I dont have a family in Canada , i have a job here in Nigeria as I work as a Software Engineer and a Process Architect for one of the biggest banks here. Now i want to go to Canada on temporary ...
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Can I stay couple of weeks in Canada after resign my job based on closed work permit? [migrated]

My employment is based on India and currently I am working at Canada for last 4+ years, for the same employer ( their Canadian entity ) under closed work permit. My closed work permit is valid till ...
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How to apply for a visa for a stateless person to come to Canada from the Netherlands

My girlfriend and her daughter are living in the Netherlands. Her daughter has a Dutch passport but she does not. Is there anyway that she can apply for a visa to come to Canada for a visit? And ...
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Proof of Funds for Canadian Visa

I am a Romanian citizen. Our co-national friends who are established in Canada will provide me and another person free accommodation and food. We are both EU citizens and we will stay in Canada 1 ...
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Visa for Canada from USA for a Bangladeshi

I have B1/B2 visa, 5 years multiple entry visa taken from my home country Bangladesh. I have come to USA for the first time in February 2014 with my baby of 4 years old. Now I want to visit Canada as ...
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Canadian permanent residency application - do I need to stay in the country during application processing? [migrated]

I am an American citizen living in Québec for the past 3.5 years. The first 6 months were under a student visa, and the last 3 years have been under two separate work visas (under NAFTA). I have ...
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Driving from California to Alaska through Canada

I am going to be driving from California to Alaska going through Canada. I have a the updated CDL and my birth certificate. Will that documentation allow me to make my trip?
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Do I need a transit visa for a 17 hour layover in London? [duplicate]

I want to book a flight from Canada to India that has two layovers, one in Helsinki and one in London. The layover in London is 17 hours and extends into the day after I arrive. I don't intend to ...
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Is Parks Canada waiving admission fees for a day in 2019 for 18+ Canadian citizens?

I know that ON Parks is provincial and Parks Canada federal. I'm just ruminating if Parks Canada has a free use day too for all Canadians? Parks Canada blazons that As of January 1, 2018, admission ...
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Prepaid SIM card for US and Canada

I'm travelling to Canada and the US for three weeks. Is there a prepaid sim card that can work in both countries? I would mainly need it for data. No calls.
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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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Can I apply for a US and Canada tourist Visa at the same time?

I applied for the Us tourist visa and will have the interview in a 2 weeks. Can I apply for a Canada tourist visa as well (I want to visit both places obviously), before getting the US visa? ...
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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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Carrying electronics from USA to Canada

I (a Canadian citizen) bought some consumer electronics in the USA and I will travel back to Canada, carrying the electronics. Some of these are intended as gifts, and some are for my personal use. ...
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Driving in Canada with a US probationary license

I am holding a US probationary driving license in US (Issued in New Jersey) and I planned to visit Canada (British Columbia) soon. I know that if you hold a full driving license, then it can be used ...
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Canadian places identification

I've recently came across a post claiming that the following images are taken in Canada. A quick Google search told me that the first image is Spirit Island and the last is Moraine Lake. Third image ...
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transfer visa to new passport

I have a kid and her passport is valid for another year. we registered our request to receive a visa for Canada. we used her old passport. but I want to apply for a new passport for her, so we do not ...
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Can I get a Canada visitor visa for me and wife while in Australia?

I (Indian citizen) with my wife visited to Perth ( Australia) on visitor visa. We along with my sister (Australian citizen) wants to visit Canada on Visitor visa. Is it possible to get?
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Do I need a transit visa for Canada if I have a Canadian Travel Document and am transiting from Canada?

I'm a protected person in Canada and I am traveling from there to Egypt for the summer. I will be departing from Ottawa and transiting through Toronto before heading to Egypt. I will be using my ...
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Is living in Thailand on a dependant visa termed as living in that country or visiting?

I want to apply for a Canada tourist visa, and we have a question under previous travel that asks Since the age of 18 or during the past 5 years, whichever is most recent, have you travelled to any ...
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Traveling to Canada by Car from U.S. without Passport and re-entering U.S. by car without passport? [duplicate]

I am looking to drive with a friend to Toronto this coming weekend for a basketball game. My U.S. passport is expired but I have a valid Drivers License and Birth Certificate. Will I be able to get ...
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3 month passport validity rule 2019 [duplicate]

Spanish national applying for study permit. Return date is set for July 2020, passport expires in August 2020. We were told once that the passport validity rule for canada is 3 months though I am not ...
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Do US pre-paid GSM sim cards normally work in Canada?

For an upcoming trip, I'm going to spend about 10-15 days in the USA, followed by about another 10 days up in Canada. While over there, I expect I'll want to make and receive a few phone calls, send ...
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What is the time limit for using T-Mobile SIM cards in Canada?

Looking at prepaid SIM card options in Canada it seems that the best choice by far is to get a T-Mobile prepaid plan for $50/month which includes 4GB of data and allows you to use the same tariff in ...
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Is a passport required for an Alaska cruise that has a stop in Canada?

So I'm thinking of taking a cruise from Seattle to Alaska. One of the stops is in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada and I was wondering if passengers would require a passport to get off at that stop?
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Passport expired - how can I attend a funeral in Canada?

I have a funeral of a family member in Canada and my passport has expired. Is there a way I can still go to the funeral? If so, what do I need to do? I am a U.S. citizen.
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I am traveling to Canada on a visitor visa on my old passport. and I have a new one [duplicate]

I have a visitor visa to Canada on my old passport. I renewed my passport to have. six months valid passport when travelling. can I enter Canada with a visa on my old passport? I will take both ...
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Transit at Zurich and Frankfurt [duplicate]

I intend to travel from Middle-east to Toronto with transit at Zurich ( onward journey) and at Frankfurt ( return journey). I hold an Indian passport. Please advise whether any transit visa is ...
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What is the start date of entry for Canada TRV

I would like to apply for a Canada visa and I am wondering what I should put in as the intended date of travel as I am still not sure when I would want to fly. Would the tourist visa have the start ...