Suite 300,

160 Quarry Park Plvd SE

Calgary, Alberta T2C 3G3

587-224-2222

Who needs a Visa?

Citizens of the following countries need a visa to travel to Canada: by any method of travel 

Note: Holders of Alien’s passport and Stateless individuals need a visa to visit or transit Canada.

  • Afghanistan

  • Albania

  • Algeria

  • Angola

  • Antigua and Barbuda

  • Argentina

  • Armenia

  • Azerbaijan

  • Bahrain

  • Bangladesh

  • Belarus

  • Belize

  • Benin

  • Bhutan

  • Bolivia

  • Bosnia-Herzegovina

  • Botswana

  • Brazil (note: some Brazilian citizens may be eligible for an eTA if they meet certain requirements)

  • British subjects, subject to control

  • Burkina Faso

  • Burma (Myanmar)

  • Burundi

  • Cambodia

  • Cameroon, Republic of

  • Cape Verde

  • Central African Republic

  • Chad

  • China, People's Republic of

  • Colombia

  • Comoros

  • Congo, Democratic Republic of

  • Congo, Republic of

  • Costa Rica, Republic of

  • Cuba

  • Djibouti

  • Dominica

  • Dominican Republic

  • East Timor

  • Ecuador

  • Egypt

  • El Salvador

  • Equatorial Guinea

  • Eritrea

  • Ethiopia

  • Fiji

  • Gabon

  • Gambia

  • Georgia

  • Ghana

  • Grenada

  • Guatemala

  • Guinea

  • Guinea-Bissau

  • Guyana

  • Haiti

  • Honduras

  • India

  • Indonesia

  • Iran

  • Iraq

  • Israel, must have a valid Israeli “Travel Document in lieu of National Passport”

  • Ivory Coast

  • Jamaica

  • Jordan

  • Kazakhstan

  • Kenya

  • Kiribati

  • Korea, North

  • Kosovo

  • Kuwait

  • Kyrgyzstan

  • Laos

  • Lebanon

  • Lesotho

  • Liberia

  • Libya

  • Macao Special Administrative Region

  • Macedonia

  • Madagascar

  • Malawi

  • Malaysia

  • Maldives Islands

  • Mali

  • Marshall Islands

  • Mauritania

  • Mauritius

  • Micronesia, Fed. States

  • Moldova

  • Mongolia

  • Montenegro

  • Morocco

  • Mozambique

  • Namibia

  • Nauru

  • Nepal

  • Nicaragua

  • Niger

  • Nigeria

  • Oman

  • Pakistan

  • Palau

  • Palestinian Authority

  • Panama

  • Paraguay

  • Peru

  • Philippines

  • Qatar

  • Russia

  • Rwanda

  • Sao Tomé e Principe

  • Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of

  • Senegal

  • Serbia

  • Seychelles

  • Sierra Leone

  • Somalia

  • South Africa

  • South Sudan

  • Sri Lanka

  • St. Kitts and Nevis

  • St. Lucia

  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines (St. Vincent)

  • Sudan

  • Surinam

  • Swaziland

  • Syria

  • Taiwan, must have a passports other than ordinary passports issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Taiwan that include their personal identification number

  • Tajikistan

  • Tanzania

  • Thailand

  • Togo

  • Tonga

  • Trinidad and Tobago

  • Tunisia

  • Turkey

  • Turkmenistan

  • Tuvalu

  • Uganda

  • Ukraine

  • United Arab Emirates

  • Uruguay

  • Uzbekistan

  • Vanuatu

  • Venezuela

  • Vietnam

  • Yemen

  • Zambia

  • Zimbabwe