Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations
Marginal note:Period of validity
12.05 (1) An electronic travel authorization is valid for a period of five years from the day on which it is issued to the applicant or until the earliest of the following days, if they occur before the end of that period:
(a) the day on which the applicant’s passport or other travel document, in respect of which the electronic travel authorization was issued, expires,
(b) the day on which the electronic travel authorization is cancelled,
(c) the day on which a new electronic travel authorization, in respect of the same passport or the same travel document, is issued to the applicant, or
(d) the day on which the country or authority referred to in paragraph 190(1)(a) that issued the passport or other travel document in respect of which the electronic travel authorization was issued is no longer referred to in that paragraph.
Marginal note:United States lawful permanent residents
(1.1) Any electronic travel authorization that is issued to a citizen of a country other than those listed in Schedule 1.1 on the basis of their lawful admission to the United States for permanent residence ceases to be valid at 08:00:00 Eastern daylight time on April 26, 2022.
(2) Paragraph (1)(d) does not apply to an electronic travel authorization that is issued
(a) before December 1, 2017, in respect of a passport or other travel document that is issued by Romania; or
(b) in respect of a machine-readable passport that contains a contactless integrated circuit chip and that is issued by Romania.
- SOR/2015-77, s. 3
- SOR/2017-53, s. 4
- SOR/2017-147, s. 1
- SOR/2017-246, s. 2(F)
- SOR/2018-109, s. 3
- SOR/2022-80, s. 2
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