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Canada transit visa

CANADA TRANSIT VISA

What is transit visa ?

A transit visa is an official document that we put in your passport. It shows that you meet the requirements to transit for up to 48 hours through a Canadian airport. It can be valid for 1 or 2 entries, depending on your travel plans. You must use your transit visa before it expires.

  • You need a transit visa if you’re from a visa-required country and:
  • Your international flight stops at a Canadian airport on its way to another country
  • You’ll be connecting between 2 international flights at a Canadian airport
  • You’ll transit through Canada in 48 hours or less
  • You don’t have a valid visitor visa

Who can’t apply for a transit visa?

  • You can’t apply for a transit visa if you’re from a visa-required country and
  • Your transit through Canada will be longer than 48 hours
  • You plan to visit Canada (even if you’re travelling by air and it’s for less than 48 hours)
  • You also can’t apply for a transit visa if you’re from a visa-required country and you’re crossing the border by: bus, car, and train, and boat, cruise ship: You need to apply for a visitor visa.

You need to give your biometrics

  • In most cases, you now need to give your fingerprints and photo (biometrics) after you apply.  (CAD $ 85)

How to apply

There are 2 ways to apply

Online or on paper.

Transit Visa (stay of fewer than 48 hours) Fee Exempt. Apply for a transit visa for Canada at least 30 days in advance of your departure or allow eight weeks if mailing it through VFS Canada.

In most cases, you now need to give your fingerprints and photo (biometrics) after you apply. (CAD $ 85)

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