Questions tagged [canadian-citizens]

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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 ...
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Extended travel with family members of mixed citizenship [closed]

Background: My wife is Canadian, my kids and I are US Citizens. We've traveled a bit internationally (mostly to Canada and the occasional Caribbean trip). We are planning years of extended travel in ...
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Can I be denied a tourist visa to China? [closed]

I'm a Canadian citizen born in Iraq. I came to Canada at a young age. Could I be denied a tourist visa to China? The visa agency said I might be. What's the likelihood of this happening?
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Does a Canadian citizen with an OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) require a visa to enter Singapore?

I am a Canadian citizen and have an OCI. I am travelling from India to Singapore. Based on what I gathered here and here, I don't need a visa because Canadian citizens are free to enter and stay for ...
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Does the short time in the EU on a Residence Permit count towards the Schengen 90 days? [duplicate]

I arrived to Europe from Canada July 3rd. Got a residence permit and working visa the 4th for two months and now I've been traveling. Since July 3rd my 90 days of a Schengen visa are up next week. ...
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Canadian helping a friend in the States work on his house

My friend has a house in Florida, which will be damaged by the hurricane passing through that area. As a Canadian, can I go to Florida to help him repair his house (unpaid of course)?
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Is a citizen of Canada required to apply for a US visitor visa after visiting Iran?

Under new rules, non-US citizens from Visa Waiver Program countries who have visited Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, or Yemen are required to apply for a proper visa because they are no ...
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Does a Canadian citizen who is a US permanent resident need a passport to enter Canada?

My dad was born in Canada and has been a permanent resident of the US for about 50 years (not a US citizen -- he's lazy). I don't think he has returned to Canada once since he started living in the US....
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Do I need a transvit visa for a 2 days stay in London? [duplicate]

I am a Canadian PR holder with an Indian passport. I am planning to visit London for 3 days on my way to India. What kind of visa will I need? I will be going out in London and rent a car to see the ...
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Do I need my Canadian passport to travel into Canada from the US

I am a Canadian citizen. I have lived in the US and have a permanent resident card. I ordered my Canadian passport but won't receive it before it's time for me to travel. Can I travel into Canada and ...
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Is there a workaround for the 90 day limit in the EU? [closed]

Would this be possible? As a Canadian I fly into the EU, e.g., Germany Travel around the EU for 120 days. Then travel OVERLAND to a non-EU country and fly home from there? Will they check my ...
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Canadian traveling to Cuba through USA. Entry permit needed for 50 USD?

Flights from USA are much cheaper than from Toronto, but right before I book the flight, it tells me that I will have to purchase a "Cuba entry permit" for 50 USD, and "An additional $25 USD service ...
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At what point during the UK visa application should I submit bank statement?

I am a Canadian citizen I am applying for a Tier 5 Youth Mobility Visa to the United Kingdom. When am I supposed to show my bank statement? Everything I have read states you are to submit with your ...
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Can I leave the airport during an Osaka layover?

I have a 17-hour layover in Osaka, Japan. Am I able to leave the airport? I'm a Canadian citizen and I'm flying from Toronto to the Philippines. If I am able to leave the airport, do I have to ...
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Traveling after my German residence permit expires [duplicate]

I have a question regarding the Schengen border rules. I, a Canadian citizen, entered Germany on February 1st, 2017. I got my student visa on March 3, and it will expire on June 20. However, I will be ...
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Dual Canadian / Irish Citizen moving to the UK

So I am a born Canadian citizen but also Irish and I hold both passports. I'm moving to the UK and I'm confused about entry at immigration. I know I have to leave Canada using my Canadian passport but ...
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Do Canadian Citizens residing in the UK need additional ID apart from Canadian passport to enter the USA?

I am a Canadian citizen residing in the UK and will be travelling to NYC via Toronto. The ESTA website, and other responses I read online here have indicated that you do not need an ESTA in my ...
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Refused Entry to UK via Paris France [closed]

My mom (Canadian) was coming over to visit me in London UK via Paris. She was already here for 5 months, went home for a month, and then was coming back to use my place as a "base camp" as she went ...
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Expired Permesso di Soggiorno but valid student visa [duplicate]

I am a Canadian Erasmus student in Italy and my permesso di soggiorno expires June 30th 2017, but my multi-entry student visa (D) does not expire until October of 2017. I want to stay in Italy for ...
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Can Canadians enter Belarus with no visa?

I think the following question has not been answered yet, at least not in light of the new regulations. Question: a Canadian citizen can enter Belarus "visa-free". What's the exact meaning of ...
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Does a Canadian (or other non-visa national) need a visa for a short stay/volunteer work in the UK?

I'm from Canada and am going to the UK at the end of May for one month. While there, I was hoping to do a bit of volunteering, but for no more than 15 days. My main reason for going there is as a ...
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Attending a conference in the US

I am a Canadian citizen and I'm attending a conference in the United States. I've read that if you are attending a conference you need a B1 visa. I've also read that Canadians do not need to apply for ...
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Flying into USA from Canada and driving back to Canada

I am a Canadian citizen and I am flying into Minneapolis from Toronto on a one way ticket. I am originally from Winnipeg (Manitoba, Canada) and plan to drive from Minneapolis to Winnipeg with a friend....
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If I'm banned from the United States, can I fly to Mexico or Dominican Republic directly from Canada?

Canadian citizens banned from the United States can I fly directly to Mexico or Dominican Republic from Canada?
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Travel to Cuba directly as Canadian from Boston Logan

My American friend bought herself and me a ticket to fly to Cuba in a month from Boston Logan to Fort Lauderdale to Havana. As a Canadian, what steps do I have to take visa-wise? (In particular, how ...
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Dual National exiting Mexico with Expired Passport

My daughter is a Mexican & Canadian citizen, born in Mexico. She has a valid Canadian passport, but her Mexican passport has expired. We are travelling to Mexico, from Canada, soon. Too soon to ...
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Travelling to the UK while settlement visa is in appeal

I am a Canadian married to a Scot. I recently received my UK settlement visa but my 8-year-old child was refused on the basis that we did not provide enough evidence of that I had sole responsibility (...
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Can I change my citizenship (passport country) after booking a flight

I want to book a flight from Toronto to Tokyo on Expedia and the flight date is Aug 14, 2017. And Here is my situation: Right now I have my Chinese passport. I just finished my Canadian citizenship ...
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Should I use my US or Canadian passport when travelling to Germany?

I understand the generic answer show passport b when checking luggage passport a when leaving etc etc. This makes sense when traveling to a country where you benefit from having the local passport. ...
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Does a Canadian need a return ticket to enter Indonesia at Bali?

As a Canadian citizen flying from Australia to Bali, do I need to prove to the Australian airline at check in that I have booked a reservation out of Indonesia?
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Will I be allowed back in to UK despite a passport stamp as shown?

I am a Canadian who entered the UK a few weeks ago from Holland. I am an idiot and didn't really have much of a plan for how long/what I would be doing while in the UK. I didn't have a ticket out of ...
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Turkey- flexibilty in e-Visa validity?

I (Canadian citizen) have a Turkish e-Visa with a 6 month validity and a start date. Turns out I have a fairly long layover at Istanbul in advance of that date. If I show up at Atatürk airport a ...
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Traveling to the US as a Canadian citizen with US green card, after over a year away [closed]

I am a Canadian citizen and US green card holder. After receiving my green card I have been almost constantly away, studying in Europe for the last five years, and coming back to the US to visit my ...
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How can a Canadian citizen obtain a Vietnamese visa while abroad in a country without a Vietnamese embassy?

How can I get a legitimate visa-on-arrival letter or visa for Vietnam? I am Canadian but am in Ecuador, which does not have a Vietnamese embassy. This means that I cannot apply in person. I am also ...
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As a Canadian citizen, how often can I visit the US?

I'm Canadian, entering the USA for the requisite maximum of 6 months. How soon can I re-enter the USA after crossing back into Canada?
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What is my port of entry into India?

I intend to visit India this Christmas. I am a Canadian citizen and plan to use the Indian e-Tourist Visa. This visa is usually applied for and issued online. I am travelling on Jet Airways from Doha ...
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What to write in the Address field when checking-in for a US-bound flight, if my purpose of travel is transit?

I'm a Canadian citizen with a Canadian passport. I booked a flight with American Airlines to Mexico City From Toronto Pearson and it says that "Passenger details are needed to check in". Flight 1: ...
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Is there a Canadian equivalent to Mobile Passport?

I just learned about this app that lets US citizens fill their customs form and submit it from their phones. I looked on CBSA's website but couldn't find anything similar. Is there a way for frequent ...