An Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) is an entry requirement for visa-exempt foreign nationals travelling to Canada by air. An eTA is electronically linked to a traveller's passport. It is valid for up to five years or until the passport expires, whichever comes first.
Foreign nationals are required to obtain a study permit for engaging in academic, professional, vocational or other education or training that is more than 6 months in duration at a designated learning institution (DLI) in Canada.
Individuals who are neither Canadian Permanent Residents nor Citizens may apply for a work permit to work in Canada for the purpose of allowing foreign nationals to fill a labour shortage and to support economic growth in Canada.
A Super Visa allows parents and grandparents of Canadian citizens and permanent residents to temporarily reside in Canada and was implemented as a means to address the prolonged processing period of a parent sponsorship application