Travel to Canada: what tourists need to know before a trip to Canada
Canada has a huge and developed tourism industry. The second largest country in the world. The incredible geographical diversity of Canada is an important component of tourism. The country has a lot of interesting places to go, both alone and in the company. There is something to see.
Much of Canada's tourism is concentrated in the following regions: Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver/Swistoon, Niagara Falls, Vancouver Island, Calgary/Canadian Rockies, British Columbia, Okanaganaganza Valley, and National Capital Region Ottawa. Major cities are known for their culture, diversity, and many national parks and historic sites.
Rules for entering the country
The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) allows citizens of certain countries to travel to Canada without a visa. Instead of a visa, you will need to apply for an eTA (electronic entry permit).
Citizens of other countries will need to apply for a tourist visa. Temporary resident visas and transit visas are valid for six months. Still, the period of stay is determined by the length of time indicated on the invitations or hotel reservation and the decision made by the Canada Border Services Officer upon arrival in the country (the specific length of stay is written under the stamp upon entry).
Visa processing time ranges from 5 - 10 days to 14 days. If an interview is required, the applicant will be notified five days in advance.
The consular fee is not refunded if the visa is refused. A consular fee must also be paid for children. The fee is payable only at the Canadian embassy visa office cashier's office. It is advisable to start your visa application at least 6 months before you travel. You can apply directly at the embassy or complete the e-visa application form online.
It is recommended to take care of travel medical insurance, which protects against risks in case of unforeseen situations. Choosing the right plan that will meet your needs is very important. Therefore, it is better to trust in this matter to qualified professionals who will help you choose safe insurance for a trip abroad.