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Tourism / Business / Transit
Start an application for an AVE Canada

Fill in the information requested in the form carefully. Once payment is made, forward your photocopy of your passport to us so that we can cross-check the information and maximize your chances of obtaining an ETA. Most applicants receive approval within minutes. However, some applications may take several days to process depending on the criteria of the Canadian authorities.

Reminder AVE Canada: some nationalities do not need a visa for Canada, but must apply for an AVE (electronic travel authorization), the equivalent of the ESTA for the USA. The AVE is valid for 5 years, or until the expiration of the associated passport. It allows tourism or business stays for a maximum of 180 days, or to transit through Canada. We advise you to apply at least 48 hours before your departure for Canada. It is preferable to obtain the AVE before booking a flight to Canada.

Reason for travel Number of entries Maximum length of stay Validity Answer Consular fees Service Fees Total incl. VAT
Tourism / Business / Transit Multi-input 180 days 5 years 72h 5 โ‚ฌ 30 โ‚ฌ 35 โ‚ฌ
Start an application for an AVE Canada

What you need to know about the AVE Canada

I can't find my AVE number, what should I do?

If the request was not made via our services, you can find your AVE from the official website, in the section "check the status of your AVE". As a reminder, the AVE is only sent by email when the application is made.

Is it possible to travel without my printed AVE electronic travel authorization?

All your data is entered electronically and is linked to your passport. If you have lost the document on your departure, it can normally be found by the authorities. However, it is advisable to embark with your document in electronic format or to print it out.

What are the requirements for applying for an EVA?

You must travel with a valid regular passport for the duration of your stay. Your nationality must also be eligible. The list of eligible nationalities can be viewed from the "Nationalities" tab on our website.

What information do I need to provide when applying for an EVP?

You must provide your passport photo so that we can match the data and avoid errors. In addition to your personal data, you will be asked to provide information about your employment.

How long will it take to process my EV application?

The processing time is 72 hours for an urgent departure. If you apply well in advance, you still have the possibility to apply for your AVE "at the earliest" or "closest to arrival".

How long can I stay in the country with an AVE?

You can stay in Canada up to a maximum of 180 days per stay and for the duration of the validity of your AVE. This is not specific to the document but depends on the visa waiver program associated with the nationality of the traveler.

For which travel reasons can I apply for an AVE?

The AVE can be requested for tourist, business or transit purposes.

Is this AVE travel authorization mandatory to travel to Canada?

You will be asked to provide an AVE before you arrive in Canada. Your airline will verify your AVE before boarding. You will also have to present this document to Canadian immigration before entering the country. It is therefore essential to apply before departure to be authorized to travel.

For how long is my AVE valid?

The AVE is valid for 5 years from the date of issue. Please note that your passport must be valid until the expiration date of your AVE. If it is not the case, you will have to make a new AVE request.

I am in transit to Canada, do I need to apply for an AVE?

The AVE application is mandatory for transit to Canada.

Am I guaranteed to enter Canada with my travel authorization?

Like any other electronic travel authorization, the authorities give you the right to enter the territory subject to the decision of the immigration officer in the country concerned. Most of the time, you will be asked questions about the length of your stay, your visits, your planned trips...

Which nationalities are exempt from the AVE?

Several types of travelers can be exempted from the AVE, including cabin crew and aviators, Americans or travelers who have a valid Canadian visa or whose nationality is exempted from the transit visa. If you have any doubts, do not hesitate to contact us by chat or by email.

I want to study or work in Canada, what are the steps to take?

If your application is for study or gainful employment, you should contact an embassy to apply for a visa.

Do I need to check the validity of my passport before leaving for Canada?

You must travel with a valid passport for the duration of your stay. Your passport must be biometric and ordinary. Our agency does not accept identity cards, emergency passports, diplomatic passports, residency cards or residence permits.

Is travel insurance mandatory for Canada?

Travel insurance is not mandatory. However, you should keep in mind that medical expenses are quite high in North America. It is therefore advisable to insure your stay. We recommend a partner who is a reference in travel insurance.

I am going on a cruise, can I enter the country with an AVE?

You will not be able to enter with the AVE by sea, a visa must be requested from an embassy before your departure. Do not hesitate to ask your cruise line for more information.

Does the EVA allow multiple entries into Canada?

The AVE is a multi-entry travel authorization, you can use it for 5 years within the maximum stay of 180 days.

Can I come to Canada by land or sea from the USA?

The AVE is only for entry by air.

Can I apply for an EV for multiple travelers?

On our form, you have the possibility to fill in one application and to enter several travelers. When editing, you will receive one AVE per traveler. The AVE will consist of the personal data of one traveler only.

Documents to be provided
  • Photocopy of passport expiring within 6 months of departure from Canada
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