How to apply for a Canadian eTA

Canada eTA Registration Process


Applicants from the eligible countries will be able to apply for an eTA Canada in just a few minutes. The Canada eTA registration process will just involve three simple steps:

  • Complete the online eTA Canada form
  • Pay the eTA fee using a credit or debit card
  • Receive the eTA visa waiver in your inbox

U.S. citizens* will be exempt from applying for an eTA under a mutual travel agreement with the Canadian Government.



*Green card holders must obtain an eTA to travel to Canada



Exemptions from applying for the Canada eTA include:

  • Guests of the Canadian Government
  • Foreign citizens traveling under The Arctic Treaty
  • Crew and passengers of a non-cruise vessel
  • Crew on a foreign ship carrying cargo
  • Members of a visiting force and associated crew members