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Canadian Visitor Visa

Every year more than 35 million people visit Canada; some of these people require a Canadian Travel Visa.

To visit Canada you:

Canada does not pay for hospital or medical services for visitors. Make sure you have health insurance to pay your medical costs before you leave for Canada.

You may not be permitted to enter Canada if you have a criminal conviction, including a conviction for driving while impaired. Find out more about Inadmissibility to Canada.

Contact a Canadian Embassy, High Commission or Consulate for information on what you will need before coming to Canada.

After you arrive, you may want to change the conditions of your visit. This is possible in special cases. You must do this before your status as a temporary resident expires. You will need to apply to extend your stay or visit 3 weeks before your visa expires.

Discount Travel Insurance

UK and Irish nationals* can obtain worldwide travel insurance by taking advantage of our special partnership with Columbus Direct, who can make the process of buying travel insurance easy and inexpensive at an exclusive 10% discount rate!

Coverage can be arranged instantly, with confirmation delivered by email and within minutes, leaving you free to travel with complete peace of mind.

Columbus Direct are able to cater for all types of travel, including annual multi-trip, single trip, long stay, backpacker, winter sports, golf and adventure travel insurance. All Columbus Direct policies offer high levels of cover, instant quotes and represent excellent value for individuals, couples and families.

*Columbus Direct covers all nationalities as long as you have been a UK resident for 6 months prior to the time of purchase.

Visit our partner Columbus Direct to receive a 10% discount on your travel insurance to Canada Visit our partners Columbus Direct to receive a 10% discount on your travel insurance to Canada