VISA REQUIREMENTS AND ELECTRONIC TRAVEL AUTHORIZATION

 

New entry requirements for Canada require that Visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA).  Exceptions include U.S. citizens and travellers with a valid Canadian visa.

Click here to determine whether you need a Visa OR an ETa and apply online before arranging your flight. Various languages are supported including: العربية, 中文,  English, Francais, Deutsch, ελληνικά, Magyarul, Italiano, 日本語, 한국어, Polski, Português, Español.

Please view the online application for Temporary Visitor Visas (if required).  You can request a letter of invitation from the Conference Organizer for Visa purposes by filling in the necessary information when you complete your online registration. Please be sure to check with your nearest Canadian Embassy or Consulate well in advance of travel to obtain the appropriate documentation.  A letter of invitation is issued solely for the purpose of assisting participants with visa applications. Such a letter does not imply any financial obligation on the part of the conference organizers.

Visitors from the following countries will need an eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) before boarding their flight to Canada:

Andorra
Antigua and Barbuda
Australia
Austria
Bahamas
Barbados
Belgium

British citizen: British overseas citizen who is re-admissible to the United Kingdom

British overseas territory citizen who derives that citizenship through birth, descent, naturalization or registration in one of the British overseas territories of:
-Anguilla
-Bermuda
-British Virgin Islands
-Cayman Islands
-Falkland Islands
-Gibraltar
-Montserrat
-Pitcairn Island
-Saint Helena
-Turks and Caicos Islands

Brunei Darussalam
Chile
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Federal Republic of Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Republic of Korea
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Monaco
Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway
Papua New Guinea
Poland
Portugal
Samoa
San Marino
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
Solomon Islands
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland