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Questions tagged [canadian-citizens]

For questions specifically about people travelling with Canadian passports.

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Can someone get into the UK from Canada if marriage visa was rejected

My fiancé is Canadian and we applied for a marriage visa to the UK, planning to have the legal wedding in the UK and a celebration in Canada. (We plan to permanently live in Canada and I have the ...
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Can I use my Chinese passport to enter China after I acquired another citizenship?

I've recently changed my citizenship from Chinese to Canadian and I'm planning a short visit to China soon. Is it possible to enter China with my existing Chinese passport (not expired yet) and then ...
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Can a Canadian Travel to the USA twice, less than 180 days each time?

I plan to travel to the USA for less than 180 days in 2019. I will return to Canada for Christmas and New Years, then return to the USA for approx 4 months and for sure less than 180 days. Can I do ...
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Canadian overstay in USA [closed]

I wonder if someone can help me with this rather complicated situation. My son is 17 and is deemed a minor. He has spent probably 9 months of the last year training as an athlete in the USA with the ...
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Canadian to Cuba and Cayman

Can I travel from Cuba to Grand Cayman and enter the Caymans using my birth certificate instead of my passports?
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Need an expedited study visa for South Africa

I am Canadian working in the Cayman Islands. I need a study visa for South Africa but the closest embassy is in Cuba. If I travel to Cuba to apply in person and relinquish my passport, I won’t be able ...
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Paraguay Visa Exemption for Canadian visiting Iguazu

Paraguay officially requires a visa for Canadian citizens. This is spelled out in the official Canadian site about travel. It says here: Visas Tourist visa: required However, numerous ...
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I am traveling with my Canadian girlfriend to Canada for the first time. I am British. What should we do when passing immigration?

I am traveling to Canada (YYZ) with my Canadian girlfriend for the first time for a week. What I'm wondering is what do we do at immigration? They have different lines for Canada/USA, and then rest of ...
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Entering USA with overstay in the past

Maybe someone can help. I want to enter USA for 4 days. I am Canadian now. But in the past I was in the USA illegally for a period of time as another country citizen (not canadian) and my last name is ...
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Canadian Citizens overstay in United States

Someone who is visiting Florida and goes over the “6 month” deadline. What happens if they were to re-enter Canada? How much trouble is to be had if they were found out?
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do i need a transit visa in japan [duplicate]

I'm a canadian citizen. i have a stopover to japan going home to canada and will transfer from tokyo HND airport to tokyo NRT. Also, I have layover of from 4 am in the morning and be leaving at 6 pm ...
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Canadian living in Dubai - visiting US to see ill parent. Visa Off has put a 3 mnth ban from entering. Can I appeal? Should I apply for a visa

I am a Canadian citizen (Pakistani origin) and I currently live in Dubai. My father was diagnosed with cancer in October and has been undergoing treatment in the USA since then. So, I have been ...
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Entering UK on Canadian passport when I've forgotten my EU passport

I am currently visiting my family in Canada. Normally I bring both my Italian and Canadian passports with me when I travel outside the EU, but this time I wasn't thinking straight and brought only my ...
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Exiting from Schiphol airport while in transit

I am a Canadian Citizen and travelling to India from Canada. I have a lay over at Schiphol airport for 3 hours. Will it be possible for me to go outside to meet my university batch mate for half an ...
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Transit through Hong Kong to Singapore from canada

I hold a Canadian passport and flying Air canada to Hong Kong and 4 hours later fly Air Singapore to Singapore where we join a cruise. Do I need a visa for Hong Kong
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Entered UK with a Pakistani passport and visa and leaving on Canadian

I entered UK with my Pakistani passport plus short term student visa valid till February 2019. I came to UK on the day I became Canadian citizen with proof of citizenship certificate and applied for ...
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Flying from Auckland to Winnipeg via Houston. Do I need to go through customs in Houston? [duplicate]

I'm Canadian flying through from Auckland to Winnipeg via Houston. Do I need to go through customs in Houston?
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How should I visit the U.K. after a voluntary departure? [closed]

I am a Canadian citizen. My family was on a Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa in the UK. Our visa renewal was rejected multiple times, thus my sister and I opted for voluntary departure to return to Canada ...
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USCBP Protocol In Preclearance Airports

If someone with an outstanding warrant in the USA attempted to fly to a US destination from a Canadian airport with pre-clearance capabilities (i.e. passengers are screened for admissibility to the ...
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Can my time in the UK be defined as transit?

On the 29th of January I landed in the UK. On the morning of the 31st of January, I left the UK to Norway. Was my time in the UK short enough to be defined as transit? I was only there to switch ...
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Does a Canadian citizen need a visa for a stopover in New Zealand?

I have a 14-hour layover in New Zealand before I have a connecting flight to Melbourne, Australia. Do I need a visa if I wanted to leave the airport and go to a hotel? I am a Canadian citizen with the ...
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Canadian living in US: can I work for my Canadian business?

I've been approved for a TN1 visa. I will be moving from British Columbia to California. I know I'm authorized to work for a particular company (my sponsor) and no other. What I'm unsure about is if I'...
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Can a Canadian get a US extended travel visa?

Can a retired Canadian citizen get an an extended travel visa to the USA? If so, for how long would it be, a year or two ?
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Can a Canadian passport holder in transit at Heathrow terminal 5 go to land side and return to air side

We are ariving at Heathrow terminal 5, for a a layover of 5 hours. The next flight leaves from Terminal 5. We would like to go land side to M&S Simply Food grab a bite and return air side. What ...
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What is the law on CBD oil brought into Mexico from Canadian visitors?

I learned that medical use of marihuana is legal in Mexico since 2017 but there's little information on regulations for the use of the oil as a visitor. It looks like the Mexican Government has ...
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Documents needed to cross the border into Canada and back into the USA

Do I need a passport to cross into Canada if I am a born citizen of Canada but I am a permanent resident of the USA with a green card?
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Travelling to the US as tourist while on OPT

I'm currently on post-completion OPT, but my start date is in September. I'm a Canadian citizen and had planned a week-long trip to the US in August. My school advisor said that I could not switch ...
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Tourist visa to Madagascar from Canada

A friend and I are traveling to Madagascar in November. We're wondering if we need to apply for tourist visas before we go, or whether we can get them at the airport. We’ll be there less than 30 days. ...
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Travel to the US for 2 months as a non-resident Canadian

I have been working hard for 5 years and I needed a mental break. I planned to vacation for 2 months in New York. I'm the type of person who needs a metropolitan life to feel functional. I won't be ...
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Canadian/Syrian Dual Citizen

I moved to Canada from Syria with my family in 2004. I was 10 years old at the time. I am a Canadian citizen and have not visited Syria once since departure. I wish to attend a science conference in ...
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Canada/Chinese dual passport. Currently in the UK as Canadian student. How should I return to China? [duplicate]

I was born in China, immigrated to Canada and obtained Canadian citizenship. I did not renounce my Chinese citizenship. After obtaining my Canadian passport, I went back to China for a while. I later ...
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Is there a benefit for an American to act like a Canadian when traveling internationally?

Some people say that in Greece or Italy, the service at restaurants is better for Canadians. If I have a backpack with a Canadian patch, would that help me in some countries?
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What are passport “endorsements” and “limitations”, and how do they differ?

Canadian passports have a page reserved for "endorsements and limitations" (French: "mentions et restrictions"): I assume (but correct me if I am wrong) that this page is intended for messages from ...
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Staying in the Schengen area more than 90 days [duplicate]

We are planning to go travelling around Europe from July to November this year. As my partner is Canadian, we have been looking at ways to do this but I just want to check if this will be allowed… We ...
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Canadian citizen overstayed in the US by 10 days 6 years ago

I'm a Canadian and overstayed in the US by 10 days (my departure was delayed because of issues getting a new passport) 6 years ago. I departed the US voluntarily, by plane. The border official didn't ...
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Polish/Canadian going to Australia through the US [duplicate]

I'm Polish-Canadian, living in Canada. I'm planning to travel to Australia for 6 weeks and I'm about to apply for a visitor visa. I found out holders of Polish passports are not required to pay the ...
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Transit visa required in Muscat

I am a Canadian doing a visa run from Doha. I have a return trip booked on Qatar Airways, arriving in Muscat at 1415 with the return flight leaving Muscat at 1735. Am I able to proceed directly ...
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Dual citizen Canada / USA

I currently live in Canada right now. I am going to the US next week but I am a dual citizen, Canada and US. How do I exit Canada and enter the US?
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Canadian citizen returning to the US after a 10-year ban

I entered the US in 1997 on a student visa. My visa expired in 2002 but I did not leave the US. On my way to Canada I was stopped by the US Border Patrol in 2006. I was arrested for overstaying my ...
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Transit Visa for Canadian Passport Holder [duplicate]

I am a Canadian travelling to Canada from India Via. Brussels. There is a layover time of ~ 3 hours and 45 minutes in Brussels on the same day. My travel is from Mumbai (India) - Brussels - Toronto (...
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Can a person obtain a temporary reduced-cost Canadian passport to go shopping in the USA?

Can I just purchase a temporary passport to go shopping in the States? I don't go over that often so to spend $160 on a permanent passport is not worth it. I am a Canadian citizen would like go to ...
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Am I allowed to use the Nexus kiosks if I am bringing wine with me?

Many years ago when I got my Nexus card, I was told I couldn't use it when I had anything that needed to be declared, such as food. To this day, when I travel from my home in Canada to the US, I make ...
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Traveling from Ontario to Buffalo

I need to travel from Ontario to Buffalo to have a document notarized, but I do not have a current passport. I am a Canadian citizen with parents from Norway and the UK. What other documents can I use ...
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Documents needed to cross US border and back again into Canada on the same day if no passport is available [duplicate]

My daughter and I will be traveling from Canada to the US for a one-day lacrosse game on Saturday. Her passport is in the process of being renewed. Will she be OK to cross the border into the US and ...
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UK-Ireland day-trip by ferry, will my passport be checked and stamped at both ports? [duplicate]

I have a Canadian passport. I entered the UK with it, and I want to take a day-trip to Ireland. Will my passport be checked, if so, will it be stamped at both ports (going by ferry)?
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Can American/Canadian NEXUS card holders use APC kiosks at immigration at US airports?

When flying from Canada, US and Canadian citizens can use a NEXUS card alone to enter the US, i.e. without even bringing a passport. However, Timatic, the database used by airlines, says: ...
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Error on I-94 (TN worker) [closed]

I am a Canadian on TN-1 status, living in Metro Detroit. I got my TN in June 2017 with an expiry date of June 2020. When I first received my TN, I got a correct I-94. When I briefly flew out of the ...
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What to do if I turn 18 in a country I'm not a citizen of but living here with a 3 year visa and want to go back to my country? [closed]

I am from Canada I came to the UK with my family for 3 years. During that time I turn 18 and I want to go back. Yes, I do have a passport. I am not going to live in the UK any more right when I turn ...
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Can I cross the Canada-US border with an expired passport and a non-expired Nexus card? [duplicate]

My passport will expire soon, but I have a Nexus Card good for a few more years. Is it possible when my passport expires that I can use my Nexus card instead to go into the USA? If so, will there be ...
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Do I need to clear immigration for a layover in IST?

I'm looking at a flight to Europe with Turkish Airlines and a short layover (1.5 hours) in Istanbul (same ticket). Do transiting passengers need to clear Turkish immigration before proceeding? I'm ...