Category: Canada immigration

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Japan Electronic Visa for Canada and U.S. Citizens

Japan has launched a new electronic visa scheme for American and Canadian citizens.  Travellers interested to visit Japan for tourism purposes have to be accompanied by a local guide for the duration of their stay so only tourists who are visiting as part of organised tours are permitted to enter. The visa exemption scheme for…
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Canada Border Restrictions Extended until September

Canada is once again extending all of its existing border requirements for all inbound travellers until at least 30 September 2022. This means that all travellers entering Canada are still required to provide proof of full vaccination or take a recent negative COVID-19 test and quarantine for two weeks upon arrival. Related articles: Travel From…
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The US to Lift Land Border Restrictions With Canada and Mexico

The United States announced it would lift existing land border entry restrictions with Mexico and Canada for fully vaccinated foreign nationals, starting in early November. The US Homeland Security has said, “this approach will provide ample time for essential travellers… to get vaccinated.” They also said the US administration “will begin allowing travellers from Mexico…
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US Extends Land Border Closure For Another Month

The US government has once again extended the ban on non-essential travel across its land borders with Mexico and Canada for a further month. The White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Jeff Zients confirmed to reporters that the policy has been protracted once again, through 21 October. The policy, first implemented in March 2020 has seen…
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Canada’s Travel Restrictions: International Borders Open to All Vaccinated Travellers

Canada has adhered to the plan to open the border to all fully vaccinated travellers starting 7 September 2021. Fully vaccinated travellers from across the world, with a Canada-approved vaccine,  will be welcomed back into the country for non-essential purposes, including tourism, sightseeing, and visiting friends and family. The Canada Border Services Agency has announced…
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