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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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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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How Can I Move to Canada As a Business Immigrant?

Canada's Business Immigration Program welcomes individuals who want to move to Canada and start a business or who want to be self-employed in Canada. It is managed under Immigration, ...

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Volunteering in Canada Without a Work Permit

Visitors to Canada cannot work in Canada without a work permit. Many visitors to Canada want to know if they can volunteer without a work permit. Sometimes the volunteer work involves ...

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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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Ackah Business Immigration Law has been instrumental in making a few very important projects come to life at Theatre Calgary. Without their expertise wisdom, guidance, and intelligence, we are not sure that our projects could have gone forth.

Thanks to their clear and quick leadership, Artists from America have travelled across borders effortlessly. As well, when we need assistance travelling our Canadian Artists we rely on Ackah Business Immigration Law . Through our repeated association, we know that this aspect of our complicated business is handled by an excellent team. Ackah Business Immigration Law has made our important projects come to life properly - and for that I will always be grateful.

– Dennis Garnhum, Artistic Director

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