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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 I send a different passport than I applied for the Canadian visa with?

I have applied for a Canada Visitor visa and after a long long wait, I have received a letter from Canada requesting I send my passport to the embassy. My passport will expire after exactly one year ...
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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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In Canada, are there consequences if an airline provides a false reason for a delay?

If an airline issues an alert to its passengers saying that the delay is due to "weather", but those passengers are on the plane and the air crew explained it was actually due to an error in ...
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Need to keep ESTA active for Nexus card?

I have a Nexus card as a Canadian PR. Meanwhile my ESTA for entering the US is about the expire. Does Nexus require me to always keep a valid ESTA? (I seem to remember a Nexus agent once told me so, ...
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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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Can I apply for Canada Visit Visa in US when my H-1B is expired but have valid I-797?

Can I apply for Canada Visit Visa in US when my H-1B is expired but have valid I-797? I intend to visit Canada to apply for H-1B visa.
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Supplements from Europe to Canada

I will be travelling to Canada from Europe and want to pack my fitness supplements with me, these include - small plastic bottle of BCAA pills, pack of creatine and container of protein powder. All of ...
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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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Issue with money order for Canadian visa

my visa was approved and I had sent my passport for the visa seal. But I entered wrong recipient for the money order (transfer fee of 19.9USD) and they returned my passport without visa. I can send it ...
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Visa issuing country and country where the visa applies

I am a citizen of India and an international student in Canada. I am taking an airindia flight from India to Canada and during web check-in, they are asking for both "Visa Issuing Country" ...
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Traveling with the maiden name on visa

My fiance and I, both Brazilians, want to visit my parents in Canada. She doesn't have a visa yet and we wanted to apply for one ASAP, to see if we can go there for Christmas. The problem is the visa ...
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How and where to buy money order for VFS Canada visa

I will keep having help, indeed, I applied for a visa and IRCC asked me to submit my passport to VFS. On the VFS GLOBAL website they say to send an amount of 22.80 by money order. I did this through ...
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Is a second extension request for a visitor to Canada necessary if a previous request is still pending but its extension date has been reached?

Due to the pandemic, the processing time for visitor record (extension of stay) has increased significantly (almost 7 months currently). If someone, with a valid Canadian temporary visitor visa, ...
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Schengen Visa for an Indian National Studying in Canada

I am an Indian citizen studying in Canada. My course is getting over in April. I am planning to visit India in June, and then I am planning a vacation to Europe in July. And afterwards I am returning ...
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Is it okay if I don't travel to Canada during the dates specified in a visa application?

The form (5257e, I believe) for a Canadian visa application asks to indicate "how long I plan to stay" (from ... to ...) and "Name, address and relationship of any person(s) or institution(s) I will ...
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How does travel history affect future visits?

I have visited Canada three times and plan to return for a fourth visit after a gap of 9 months. Will my travel history have any impact on my next trip? I have never overstayed during my previous ...
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Rent a car in Toronto and drive in the US with EU driving license

I am an EU citizen about to rent a car in Toronto with Alamo or Hertz and drive to the US East coast. I hold an EU driving license. My understanding is that I don't need an IDP to drive in Ontario and ...
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Travel from the US to Mumbai via Frankfurt on an expired H1B with a valid Canadian visitor visa

I am travelling from the US to India via Frankfurt (Germany) in a couple of weeks. My US H1B visa has expired (with an approved I-797), but I do have a valid Canadian visitor visa. The German Mission ...
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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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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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Schengen Country Consulates In Atlantic Canada?

I am planning to apply for Schengen visa for a visit any European country within Schengen region. I am currently living in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. I have Indian passport. My problem is to my ...
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Friend needs help with a tourist visa to come into Canada

my friend has been having issues with getting a tourist visa for his wife. They are both residing in China. He is a Canadian citizen and she is a Chinese citizen. Here is his message to anyone able ...
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What are the visa requirement for a Filipino with a Japanese Long Term Visa?

Can/How & What are the requirements for a Filipino with a Long Term Visa holder in Japan, to visit his PR family in Canada?
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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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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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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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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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How do I go about this? A question about Canadian TRV for business

I want to know this. I applied for Canadian TRV for Tourist purposes. I want to visit some VC's for my startup. Now here is what i want to know, I am making it an "open meeting" as I would ...
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International Student Seeking Advice on Traveling to Canada with Expired Visa

I hope you're all doing well. I wanted to share a situation that my friend, Jean Paul, is facing as an international student in the USA. Jean Paul hails from an African country and arrived in the US ...
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Buying a motorcycle for a BC to Alberta trip, when not a resident of BC

Not sure if this really belongs in the law Stack Exchange, but I'm gonna ask here anyway. My friend lives in Vancouver and has suggested we take a motorcycle trip to Alberta this summer. I would fly ...
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How do airlines validate a Canadian PR card at Check-In?

Airlines and Commercial carriers validate travel documents for passengers before issuing a boarding pass, I'm curious to better understand how this works and if there is an online portal (like timatic)...
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How to submit passport at Canada VAC in Los Angeles

I have to submit my passport to a Canada VAC located in the US to process a tourist visa. It appears I need to pre-pay for return shipping and I need to print the label from their portal online, but I ...
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Re-entering Canada after several tourist visa extensions?

My mother has been in Canada since January 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 has had two records of ...
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Don't have news about my eTA process, what should I do?

I started my eTA process last Wednesday and I still don't know if it has been approved or denied. I haven't heard anything from the IRCC either, all I got from them was an email that I received that ...
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Can I enter the UK before my student visa as a Canadian citizen?

I am a Canadian citizen. I've been living with my English partner for the last two years in Canada and I have officially been accepted to an English University for a 1 year masters degree starting ...
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My ties to Home Country for Canadian Temporary Residence Visa

I plan on going for a Tour in Canada for say 20 Days, Hotel reservation, Feeding etc. Would be sponsored by me. I dont have an immediate or extended family to invite me to Canada, just family friends. ...
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Specifying the visit date for Canada visitor visa

I'm applying for Canada visitor visa from Iran. I have an invitation letter and other documents from my relative that shows they are willing and able to host me. Somewhere in the personal information ...
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Passport submission for Canadian Visa

I am required to give the biometrics for the Canadian Visa. I live in Munich and the closest VAC is in Düsseldorf or Berlin. Is it possible to submit my passport at VAC while providing biometrics? Or ...
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Using Sworn Affidavit as additional Document for Business name Registration for TRV Canada

in preparation for submission for TRV (Temporary residence Visa for Canada), I have gotten my business name registration document and I want to ask a question for the matter of Clarity. Basically i ...
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Ties to Home Country for Canada Visa Application

I am not yet married, I work and live in Nigeria as an Engineer. I want to submit an application for a Canadian tourist visa. I have my own small business too (I run part time) and I work in a small ...
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Seal in passport is slightly smudged

Government seal in my passport in slight smudged as shown in the attachment. However bio page and all other pages are perfectly good. I'm going for the Canada biometrics this week. Will this be ...
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Canadian Visitor Visa for indian parents to attend graduation while study permit is expired and work permit in process

My son is graduating in November and I want to apply for the visitor visa for my family to attend it. While his studies will be done by the end of August (study permit expires then) and work permit ...
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Tunnel or Bridge to Get to Windsor Train Station

Two other travelers and I are catching the 5:45 train from Windsor to Toronto this Friday. We are coming from Detroit and are wondering whether it is better to plan on taking the tunnel bus over or ...
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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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I renewed my passport and my Canadian multiple visa is on my old passport, my photo on old passport was damaged by Child

I renewed my passport and my multiple Canadian visa is on my old passport, my photo on my old passport was damaged by my child. I have checked that my visa on my old passport still valid. But will the ...
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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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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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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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TRV visa approved after biometric expired

IRCC Canada sent me an original passport request on September 20, 2023, but my biometrics expired on September 13, 2023. How could this be? I submitted my passport already, so does this mean they Will ...
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Is it wise to send Emails to IRCC using Webforms in order to prioritise visa applications?

I have submitted my application for TRV. I would be meeting with some VC's to discuss pre-seed Funding with the companies and showcase the app to them in order for them to make their observations and ...
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