Understanding The Canadian eTA Program

Do you currently have a trip planned into Toronto, Vancouver, or MontrĂ©al in the country of Canada? If you are flying in, you need to have your electronic travel authorization completed. This is similar to what is expected of you if you travel into the United States, yet there it is called the ESTA program. These work very similarly, requiring you to go to their website and fill out a form where you can be approved. Let’s discuss how this program works, what is requested from you, and how long it will take to be approved by this program.

Where Do You Go To Fill Out The Application?

Filling out the application is a very simple thing to accomplish. Go to the government of Canada website, drill down to these citizenship and immigration page, and it is there that you can find information on the eTA program. After filling it out, will then be subsequently approved, usually taking no more than a few minutes. It is required that you have a credit or debit card handy. This is how you will make your $7 payment in Canadian dollars. If there are any problems, you can always log back into your account to see updates of how the approval process is going.

Does It Take Very Long To Complete Your Application And Get Approved?

In regard to the length of time that it will take to be approved, this should take no more than a few seconds. For the application, depending upon how much information that you have to enter in, or upload, it will take no more than a few minutes. Once completed, will see a notification that you have been approved in most cases. There is no documentation that you need to download or print. This will be connected to your passport once you have gone through the process of getting your eTA travel visa.