Find out if you need a biometrics, an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) or a Visitor Visa:
- Biometrics Passport
The biometric requirement is now mandatory for nationals of Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific and the Americas.
For additional information on whether or not you require a biometric, please refer to our fast facts about Biometrics.
- Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)
Visa-exempt foreign nationals are expected to have an Electronic Travel Authorization(eTA) to fly to or transit through Canada. Exceptions include U.S. citizens, and travelers with a valid Canadian visa. Canadian citizens, including dual citizens, and Canadian permanent residents are not eligible to apply for an eTA.
- Visitor Visa
Some travellers need a visa to come to Canada by any method of travel – plane, car, bus, train, or cruise ship. Please find the list of countries below:
We strongly suggest that you begin the process as soon as possible to avoid delays.
It is the sole responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa or an eTA.
You can request a Visa letter during the registration process
The organizers will not provide financial support.
Please check with the Canadian embassy or consulate for the specific requirements for your country.