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Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (SOR/2002-227)

Regulations are current to 2022-11-16 and last amended on 2022-11-16. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Nationals of certain countries

  •  (1) Despite subsection 7(1), a foreign national who is a citizen of a country listed in the table to this subsection and who is seeking to enter Canada by air may not enter Canada to remain on a temporary basis without first obtaining a temporary resident visa or an electronic travel authorization.


  • Marginal note:Application for electronic travel authorization — conditions

    (2) A foreign national referred to in subsection (1) may only make an application for an electronic travel authorization if they

    • (a) have held a temporary resident visa at any time during the 10-year period immediately preceding the day on which they make their application; or

    • (b) hold a valid United States nonimmigrant visa on the day on which they make their application.

  • SOR/2017-53, s. 1
  • SOR/2017-246, s. 1
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