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Canada Temporarily Bans Flights from India and Pakistan
On Thursday, April 22 at 11:30pm Canada had a virtual press conference to announce the latest change in travel to Canada. Due to the surge of COVID cases in India and Pakistan, Canada has decided to temporarily ban any flights coming in from those two countries. Transport Minister Omar Alghabra said that all commercial and […]
Checklist for Entering Canada in Spring 2021
The Canadian Border is open for several groups and types of individuals! If you are planning on visiting Canada or coming back home to Canada, there are several new travel requirements you must meet before entering Canada. Currently, Canada still has a restriction on people visiting Canada for tourism. If you are interested in finding […]
Travellers Required 3-Night Stay at Canadian Hotel
There are new travel measures being taken to help limit the spread of COVID-19 and its variants in Canada. The Canadian Government has kept the narrative that they strongly advise all Canadians to cancel or postpone any non-essential travel plans outside of Canada. Those who decide to travel by air outside of Canada for any […]
Latest COVID-19 Travel Restrictions in Canada
Since March 2020, Canada has experienced different closures, processing changes, travel restrictions, and more due to COVID-19. More specifically, to stop the spread of the virus, travel restrictions have been put into place and altered a few times. On January 29th, 2021, just as people were looking for restrictions to be lifted, Canada’s Prime Minister […]
Common-Law Couple Separated at Border Due to Lack of Proof
When immigrating to Canada with your common-law partner, there are necessary requirements and proof that you must show to successfully cross the border together. Unfortunately, for some couples especially during these unpredictable times, lack of common-law partner proof has separated them. Canadian-American couple Stephen and Cathy were separated at the border in June 2020 because […]
Travel Restrictions Between Canada and US to be Extended
Both Canada and the United States have settled on a plan to extend the ban on all non-essential travel between the two countries through June 21 in order to continue the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic. This was brought to each nations attention on Tuesday after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke about the topic. The […]
Need to Enter Canada When the Borders are Closed? Get the VisaPlace Entry Package!
Do you want to enter Canada during its travel restrictions during COVID-19? You may be able to! VisaPlace is offering a special Entry Package offer to help you enter Canada while its borders are closed. Currently the Canadian border is closed to those who are not citizens, permanent residents, or have an essential reason to […]
New Self-Isolation Plan for Those Returning to Canada
Feb 2021 Update: As of Feb 3rd, new travel restrictions were put in place. Along with the negative COVID-19 test that is required before boarding your flight to Canada and 14-day quarantining there are a few new travel restrictions to stop the virus spread including a mandatory hotel stay, another COVID test, and more. Learn […]
Recent COVID-19 Travel Restrictions Affecting Foreign Nationals
Since the Coronavirus crisis broke nationwide, travel bans and restrictions have been instated. As we have done our best to keep you updated with the latest with these changes, it’s important to know how these travel bans are affecting foreign nationals based on circumstance. There are some individuals who fall under the exemption criteria: Immediate […]
Is Immigration Application Processing Being Delayed in Canada due to Coronavirus?
As the coronavirus also known as COVID-19 has been impacting Canadian immigration, immigration officials are still proceeding to accept and process immigration applications. Canada has recently refined the special coronavirus prevention measures affecting immigrants and their families. Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is still processing immigration and citizenship applications, taking measures to avoid delays […]
Are Immigration Applications Still Being Processed in Canada?
Yes! Canada is still processing immigration applications. Due to the Coronavirus/COVID-19, the IRCC has temporarily canceled in-person services including citizenship ceremonies, citizenship tests, retests, and itinerant service trips until April 13th. ONLY Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and some foreign nationals traveling from the United States who have been in the US for at least 14 days and […]
Can Temporary Residents Travel to Canada During Coronavirus Travel Ban?
Canada had announced previously that the only people allowed to enter Canada will be Permanent Residents and Citizens of Canada. Recently they retracted their statement by exempting International Students and Foreign Workers. International students are exempt from Canada’s Coronavirus travel ban as long as they have a valid study permit or have been approved for […]
Can I Travel to Canada in March 2021?
*Please visit our page Covid-19 Canada Travel Restrictions to see the most recent updates on travelling to Canada during Covid.* March 23, 2020 Update: Only Canadian citizens, and permanent residents, and some foreign nationals travelling from the United States (US) who have been in the US for at least 14 days and are asymptomatic, are able to […]
Can a Person Enter Canada After Being Deported from the US?
If you have been deported from the United States for any reason it could have devastating repercussions. During your deportation or removal, the agent officer will tell you how long you must stay outside of the US. Typically a border or immigration officer will require five, ten, 20 or forever until you can return. Depending […]
Should a Canadian Receive a Pardon for Minor Crimes?
Though most pardons are for minor crimes, Canadians can be given pardons, or record suspensions, for many serious crimes — in the most recent year, pardons were granted for manslaughter, kidnapping, attempted murder, hostage-taking and arson with disregard for human life, among other things. A senior RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) officer wrote, “When a Canadian […]