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eTA: Electronic Travel Authorization

Effective March 2016, the Government of Canada (IRCC) requires that anyone traveling through Canada must apply for an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to fly or transit through a Canadian airport; which costs $7 CAD. According to IRCC, most people need a Visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization to travel to Canada; some may only need a valid passport. The only exceptions to needing an eTA are U.S. citizens who can show proper identification at the border.

Free Checklist: Canada Border Entry Checklist for Summer Travellers

Canadian dual nationals must travel with a valid Canadian passport. If their plane leaves within 10 days, they must apply for a special eTA to travel with their passport from a visa-exempt country.

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Foreign Film and TV Workers Get 14-Day Priority Work Permit Processing

On September 28, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced a new measure to give foreign nationals working in the film and television industry workers priority ...

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UPDATE: Temporary Policy Allowing Visitors to Apply For a Work Permit Without Leaving Canada

Canada's government has released an update to the temporary policy allowing visitors to Canada who have a valid job offer to apply for a work permit without the normal requirement ...

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Travel Limits to Canada by Passenger Vessels

On April 6, Canada enacted new restrictions on passenger vessels entering Canadian waters in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). These new travel limits to Canada ...

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How to Work as a Business Visitor to Canada

Recent #Megxit conversations about moving to Canada from England or America have mentioned the option to come to Canada as a business visitor. As visitors, you can remain in Canada ...

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New IRCC Rule to Protect Abused Immigrants Effective Immediately

IRCC announced two initiatives to protect vulnerable immigrants who are abused by their employer or victims of family violence. Open Work Permits for Abused Immigrants Effective ...

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How Can I Work in Canada Without A Work Permit?

Professionals who want to enter Canada may not need a work permit or LMIA if they qualify as a Professional under the NAFTA Business Visitor After Sales Service category R186(a). If ...

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Ackah Law Passport

We smooth your way to new opportunities. At Ackah Business Immigration Law, we guide you through the immigration journey to your desired destination. Our innovative legal practice ...

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Evelyn Ackah and firm have been one of the most caring and considerate and most knowledgeable and responsive firms that we have had the pleasure of dealing with.

What stands out the most about Evelyn and her team is the level of care and personal attention that is generally lacking in other firms. In several situations and in times of crisis Evelyn's response and speed of achieving results has been most astonishing.

We are so greatly impressed and most satisfied. As for value of what we receive there are none that compare to Evelyn Ackah's firm.

– Alex Rivera, Cleaver Holding Ltd.

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