Questions tagged [eta]

Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) for entry to Australia, or Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) for entry to Canada. Do not use for Estimated Time of Arrival.

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Denied boarding: Received ETA for Australia and have confirmation email, but it did not show up on their computer when checking in with airline!

I received this email from eta.contact@ivisa.com.au saying this: When I tried to check in, the airline staff said that I was showing up on the computer as having no ETA. they swiped my passport ...
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Does eTA allow me to exit and re-enter Canada?

I'm an exchange student, and I'm staying in Ontario, Canada for a semester (from September to December). I'd like to visit the US by bus and come back, and I'm aware of ESTA (which to me is just the ...
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Canadian Citizen living overseas with Canadian passport renewal declined - wants to go home to visit family on valid NZ passport

I am a Canadian citizen, born there in 1958. I left Canada in 2005 to live in NZ with NZ born wife. I am now a citizen of NZ and have a valid NZ passport. I have had my Canadian passport revoked for ...
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Can I stay beyond the “must enter before” date on an Australian ETA?

I am holding an Australia ETA which is expiring in 23 March 2020. I will be travelling to Australia in February 2020. On the ETA it mentioned that 23 March is the last day I can enter Australia. That ...
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How can I retrieve my Canadian eTA?

I have a Canadian eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for the last 11 months (I'm working in BC on a Work Permit). Up to now, showing my passport at check-in was enough, as all airlines could ...
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Why is the Australian ETA application fee cheaper on a 3rd party website?

I'm a Malaysian passport holder and I require an ETA (Electronic Travel Authority) to travel to Australia. Upon googling "Australia ETA for Malaysian passport", the first link is for the Australian ...
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Can an Indian ETA expiry date be extended

I have received my e-visa to India, however, due to unforeseen circumstances I have to travel on Nov 23, landing in Mumbai on Nov 25. My ETA expiry date is Nov 22, can I still travel.?
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Do I need Transit visa for Canada travelling from U.S [duplicate]

I want to know do I need a transit visa I am US F1 visa holder and having 2 hrs stop at Vancouver.
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Wrong dates on Argentina ETA

I applied for Argentina ETA for travel in late December 2019. I used their web interface to specify the exact travel dates. I got an approval for ETA valid from July 2019 to October 2019. Apart from ...
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Visa issued of my NzETA travelling with Spanish passport

I will travel with my Spanish passport. I already have issued my NZeTA authorization to travel to Auckland. I travel to Santiago de Chile with Copa airline ticket and the next day I travel by Lan ...
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Is a Middle Name a Given Name?

My full name is four names long - First name, Middle name, Middle name, Last name. Whenever asked for my Given Name I have always supplied my First name (not either of my middle names). This week I ...
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eTA for Canada - does the space in the passport number matter?

I'm extremely stressed because I put a space in the passport number for my ETA. The space is present in the passport number in the right upper corner of the passport personal information page, but ...
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what is a QR code used when applying for or receiving a ETA for India

Have obtained a ETA for India but there is no photograph. Is it o.k. to just print off the ETA and carry it with me? What is a QR code?
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Australian ETA with Reckless Driving (misdemeanor)

I am planning on traveling to Australia so I applied for an ETA. The site said I wouldn't be eligible if I had a conviction with a sentence of 12 months. I was arrested in college for a DUI but was ...
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Do I need ETA or transit visa if I have a 5 hr transit by air at Toronto airport? [duplicate]

I am citizen of India (Indian passport holder) with a valid F-1 visa and work permit (EAD card) with me. I have an Air Canada flight from Delhi to LA via Toronto so I have a 5 hr transit at the ...
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Can I transfer my Australian ETA to my new passport or must I re-apply?

I have a situation where my current ETA is still valid till 14th February 2020 on my existing Malaysian Passport that will have less than 4 months validity at the end of my trip (will arrive on 30th ...
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If I have an ETA and leave canada, can I re-enter after a few days and reset the six month timer?

I'm wishing to travel to the US and am currently in Canada on an eTA, if I travel south of the border for a few days would I be allowed entry back into Canada and if so would it reset the six months? ...
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How long can I stay in Canada as a tourist with the new eTA? (italian citizenship)

The Canadian CIC website states that starting March 2016 some tourists that fly into Canada will need an eTA. As an Italian citizen I need an eTA and I think I may stay up to six months. Is this ...
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Does a US passport holder need an eTA to fly to Canada?

I have a US passport. Do I need an eTA to fly from the US to Toronto Canada and on to Quebec City City Canada? I am going on a Holland America cruise at Quebec City.
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Can one use a US passport with a valid ETA to enter Australia if Aus citizenship has been granted (but no Aus passport yet)?

I applied for citizenship by descent for my daughter 4 months ago assuming there would be plenty of time to get an Australian passport before she travels to Australia at the end of July. Due to a ...
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What's the fastest way of getting a visa for Australia after ETA is refused?

I am in Canada and tried applying for the ETA for Australia online. It was deferred and I waited 12 hours to find out that it was not approved. My flight is in 3 days, is there any way to get an ETA ...
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Dual citizen travelling to Australia with valid UK passport and expired NZ passport

I've just had a business opportunity pop up and need to travel from Auckland to Sydney urgently the day after next. The thing is my New Zealand passport which would normally let me straight in has ...
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eTA approved denied entry to canada? [closed]

I'm very concerned about visiting Canada and here is why: I previously had a F1 Student VISA in the USA that was granted to me in 2016.So I was studying there for couple semester, but then my VISA ...
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Canada eTA eligibility requirements?

I have applied for eTA and my case was approved. I'm on H4 and my H4 visa is active or valid until Sep 2020. If I have to travel to Canada on eTA, can I enter the country with my H4 document or do ...
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re enter canada

Is there actually a specific time frame you are supposed to spend outside the country before returning? If anyone could shed some light on the situation it would be much appreciated, Thank you.
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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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Visa for Alaskan cruise

I am from the UK. I am going on a cruise from Seattle to Alaska and was wanting to know do I need a Canadian visa/eta as the dock ships in Victoria BC? I already have an ESTA for the US.
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eTA Transit -layover in Canada

Hi I am a filipina who will go to Dominic Country without visa. My flight will layover in Canada Airport for 19hrs. Is it okay if I get eTA transit, instead of transit visa?
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Is an ESTA linked to my passport or should I have paperwork with the passport?

I applied and got an ESTA last year I cannot remember whether there was paper work; I cannot find any. Can I visit with just my passport? Same question about the Canada eTA.
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Australia ETA with prior speeding ticket

I'm planning on traveling to Australia so I applied for an ETA. The site said you wouldn't be eligible if you had a conviction with a sentence of 12 months, which I don't. However, I do have a couple ...
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How do I know if my Australian ETA was approved?

I would like to know is my visa application being approved or not I receive an email saying I need to check on eta.immi.gov.au after 12 hours but after I check in I just received this only : ...
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eTA/Transit Visa for US connections in YVR-International Terminal [duplicate]

I am flying AirCanada from Hong Kong -> Vancouver -> Seattle on an Indian passport with a valid US visa. I do not have a Canadian visa of any sort. Does Vancouver have sterile transit for connections ...
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Can I apply for ETA with my expired Green Card and the extension letter?

I am planning to travel to Toronto in March 2018, but I don’t know if I can apply for an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) with my U.S Green Card expired and the receipt I-751, which extend my ...
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Holiday in Canada- Tourist Visa with Austrian Citizenship

I'm currently planning on spending my holidays in Canada (about two weeks). I'm from Austria, and according to the official website, Austria is on the list of the Visa-exempt countries. Therefore, I ...
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Proof of having an eTA to fly to Canada

I am flying to Canada and have an eTA linked to my passport. Can I now just present my passport at the check-in desk?
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Do I need an eTA if entering Canada by train from USA (UK citizen with ESTA for USA)

Do I need an eTA if entering Canada by train at Niagara, Ontario from USA? I am a British citizen and already have an ESTA for the USA
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eTA for Canada with possible green card number changes

I'm a US Permanent resident green card holder, planning to visit Canada in December. I'm in the middle of renewing my green card (Expiration date 12/17/17 but get extension until Aug 2018 when I ...
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I was granted an eTA for Canada but now I have an additional citizenship. Do I need to reapply?

I applied a few weeks ago for a Canadian eTA as I am planning to travel in a few months and wanted to have it before buying the plane tickets. I was granted the eTA on the spot. When applying, I have ...
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India e-visa granted but missing information on the form. Am I okay to travel?

I already have recived my ETA, status: granted BUT on the application form file generated on my computer I can see that are missing some information (I forgot to write the postal code of my employer ...
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eTA Canada changed travel dates

I applied for and got approval for an eTA for a trip to Canada in about one week. In the process I indicated my travel dates as (if I remember correctly) that would somehow simplify things. I may ...
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How to show Australia ETA proof at Taiwan entry?

I had an Australia ETA and it expired since I visited Australia 2 months ago. Now I'm applying for a Taiwan Travel Authorization, using this ETA. They said "Upon arrival, the visitor is required to ...
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eTA Application “In Progress” for a month. What can I do?

This question is related to the Canadian eTA application that I had discussed previously (see here). It has now been a whole month since I applied and my application status is "In Progress". I will be ...
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Visit Canada from Dubai with a valid B1/B2 visa on a Pakistani passport

I am national of Pakistan and residing in Dubai for last 4.5 years. I have a valid US B1/B2 visa. I have travelled to th3 US multiple times. Do I need a visa or an eTA to travel to Canada for 15-20 ...
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Canadian eTA with US visa

I will apply for a Canadian ETA since I have an American visa and I'm eligible to. In this process, will I need to submit my passport to a Canadian embassy or will the ETA be digitally linked to it? ...
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Do I need a second US visa waiver to re-enter after a short trip from the US to Canada?

I'm an Australian passport holder, travelling with my family to the US for 1 month, including 3 days in Canada. I have the US Visa Waiver Program, as well as the Canadian eTA visa waiver to enter ...
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Canadian visa is still valid. Do we need anything else to enter?

I have asked this question at the travel agency but did not get a confirmation. My husband has a valid Canadian multiple-entry V1 visa in his passport (Cuba) valid until 2021. Does this mean he can ...
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Is it becoming illegal for a Canadian citizen to enter Canada presenting a foreign passport?

Some countries (e.g., U.S., Israel) require their citizens to present themselves as such when entering the country - that is, they cannot enter using another country's passport. In Canada there is no ...
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For Canada eTA application, do i just write my first and last names in the signature field?

When applying for eTA, the signature part says to sign, enter your name as it appears on your passport. Does that mean I just write my full name and not actually my signature? Also do I have to do it ...
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eTa (electronic travel authorization) for Canada denied or approved? [closed]

I hope somebody who really knows about Canadian eTa permit can answer my question. I was a university student in Canada for one year (2015 - 2016) and I had a valid student permit (which expired on ...
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Entering Canada from the US as a tourist (non-US citizen)

Can anyone tell me if I can fly into the US with an ESTA from the EU, stay three months and then visit Canada with an ETA and fly back from Canada? Will I be allowed to get an ESTA for the US if my ...