CANADA TRAVEL AUTHORIZATION SERVICE
1. Submit Application Online
2. Review and Confirm Payment
3. Receive Approved Visa

Online Application for Citizens from

Personal Details

  • Family name is also known as Last name or Surname.
  • Enter ALL name(s) as they appear on your passport.
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  • Please provide your first name(s) (also known as "given name") exactly as shown on your passport or identity document.
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  • Select your date of birth, as it appears on your passport.
  • If you do not know your exact date of birth, give as much information as possible.
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  • From the drop-down menu, select the name of the country shown in the Place of birth field on your passport.
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  • Enter the name of the city/town/village shown in the place of birth field on your passport. If there is no city/town/village on your passport, enter the name of the city/town/village where you were born.
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  • From the drop-down menu, select your gender as shown on your passport.
  • Married: Married means that two people have had a ceremony that legally binds them to each other. This marriage must be recognized under the laws of the country where it was performed and under Canadian law.
  • Legally separated: Separated means that two people are married but no longer living together, and they do not wish to live together again. They may be waiting for a divorce or have not yet decided to divorce.
  • Annulled marriage: A declaration that a marriage is not valid.
  • Widowed: Widowed means that a person’s spouse has died and that person has not remarried or entered into a common-law relationship.
  • Common-law: A person who has been living with another person in a conjugal relationship for at least one year. The term refers to opposite-sex and same-sex relationships.
  • Divorced: Divorced means that a court has granted a divorce and that a marriage has ended. The two people are no longer married.
  • Single: Never been married nor in a common-law relationship.
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  • This is the country/territory of citizenship. The country that authorized the issuance of your passport. This is not where your passport was issued. For example, if you have a passport issued by France, the country of issue is France.
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If you are applying in behalf of a minor please indicate your personal information as representative.

  • Since you are applying for a minor, please indicate your Family Name
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  • Since you are applying for a minor, please indicate your First Names
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  • Since you are applying for a minor, please indicate your Residential Address
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Passport Details

Provide details of the passport that you will use to enter Canada. Enter these details exactly as they appear in your passport.

  • Enter the passport number exactly as it appears on the biographic information page. Pay particular attention to the letter O and the number 0; and the letter I and the number 1.
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  • This is the country/territory of citizenship. The country that authorized the issuance of your passport. This is not where your passport was issued. For example, if you have a passport issued by France, the country of issue is France.
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Please enter your personal identification number as shown in your passport. If your passport does not include a personal identificacion number, you are not eligible to apply for an eTA and you need yo apply for a visa at a local Embassy.
  • Enter your personal identification number as shown in your passport. The personal identification number is composed of a letter followed by 9 numbers. You need to provide a personal identification number in order to proceed with the application.
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  • Issue date can be found on your passport or travel document.
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  • Expiry date can be found on your passport or travel document.
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  • Select yes if, in the past, you submitted an application to come to Canada, such as a study permit, work permit or visitor visa.
  • If, in the past, you submitted an application to come to Canada such as a study permit or work permit, you will have a Unique Client Identifier (UCI). Look for this number on letters you received from Citizenship and Immigration Canada or on the immigration document that was issued. Example: study permit, work permit, or visitor visa. If you do not know what your UCI is, enter your immigration document number. Example: study permit, work permit, or visitor visa number.
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Employment Information

Select the option that best describes your current employment situation.
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Select the option that best describes your job.
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  • Enter the name of your employer.
  • If you are a student, enter the name of your school.
  • You may also enter SELF-EMPLOYED, STUDENT, CHILD, HOMEMAKER, STAY-AT-HOME PARENT, or any other word to describe your employment status.
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  • From the drop-down menu, select the name of the country where your employer is located. If you are a student, select the country where your school is located.
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  • Enter the name of the city/town where your employer is located. If you are a student, enter the city where your school is located.
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  • Select the year you started to work or study for the employer, or school.
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Contact Details

  • You will receive an e-mail that confirms the receipt of your eTA application at the e-mail address you provide. You will also receive updates on the status of your eTA.
  • Parents applying for minors may enter their own e-mail address if preferred.
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  • Please indicate a mobile/cell telephone. It is important to indicate a correct phone number, since you may receive updates on the status of your Application. If you do not have a telephone number, you may provide an alternative third-party telephone number belonging to a point of contact.

Residential Address

Enter the address where you live. Do not enter a post office box.

  • In the Address Line 1 field, enter the number and street of the location of your home address. Do not include the city and state in this field. Address line 1 is required to complete the application.
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  • Enter the civic number of the address.
  • Do not enter apartment, unit or suite numbers in this field.
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  • Enter the apartment, unit or suite number, if applicable.
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  • In the City field, enter the city, town, village, or hamlet. The city, town, village, or hamlet is required to complete the application.
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  • In the Country field, choose the country. The country is required to complete the application.
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Background Questions

  • If your answer is yes, please provide as many details as possible.
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  • If your answer is yes, please provide as many details as possible.
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  • If your answer is yes, please provide as many details as possible.
If you have conmmitted or been convited of a crime, you may not be allowed into Canada. This includes both minor and serious crimes, such as: Theft, assault, manslaughter, dangerous driving, driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, possession of or trafficking in drugs or controlled substances.

Consent and Declaration

Information provided to CIC is collected under the authority of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) to determine admissibility to Canada. Information provided may be shared with other Canadian government institutions such as, but not limited to, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD), Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), provincial and territorial governments and foreign governments in accordance with subsection 8(2) of the Privacy Act.

Information may be disclosed to foreign governments, law enforcement bodies and detaining authorities with respect to the administration and enforcement of immigration legislation where such sharing of information may not put the individual and or his/her family at risk. Information may also be systematically validated by other Canadian government institutions for the purposes of validating status and identity to administer their programs.

Where biometrics are provided as part of an application, the fingerprints collected will be stored and shared with the RCMP. The fingerprint record may also be disclosed to law enforcement agencies in Canada in accordance with subsection 13.11(1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations. The information may be used to establish or verify the identity of a person in order to prevent, investigate or prosecute an offence under any law of Canada or a province. This information may also be used to establish or verify the identity of >an individual whose identity cannot reasonably be otherwise established or verified because of physical or mental condition. Canada may also share immigration information related to biometric records with foreign governments with whom Canada has an agreement or arrangement.

Depending on the type of application made, the information you provided will be stored in one or more Personal Information Banks (PIB) pursuant to section 10(1) of Canada's Privacy Act. Individuals also have a right to protection and access to their personal information stored in each corresponding PIB under the Access to Information Act. Further details on the PIBs pertaining to CIC's line of business and services and the Government of Canada's access to information and privacy programs are available at the Infosource website (http://infosource.gc.ca) and through the CIC Call Centre. Infosource is also available at public libraries across Canada.

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Declaration of Applicant