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USA Visa Waiver Progam Update

Beginning on April 1st, 2016, all customers travelling to the USA on the Visa Waiver Program require an E-Passport. An E-Passport, denoted by the symbol located on the passport cover, is an enhanced secure passport.

Any passengers traveling without an E-Passport on or after April 1st, will not be permitted travel under the Visa Waiver Program-and will require a valid visa.

For all up-to-date information, please visit: http://www.dhs.gov/visa-waiver-program-requirements

Flying to Canada

Beginning on 15 March 2016, entry requirements into Canada will change. Citizens from countries other than the USA, who do not require a visa to enter Canada, will need to apply for, and receive an electronic travel authorization (eTA) prior to arrival. There is a cost of CAD $7 to register, and the eTA will be valid for 5 years, or until the expiration date of the registered passport, whichever comes first.

eTA PDF Flyer: http://www.cic.gc.ca/ftp/eta/pdf/factsheet-feuilleinfo/english-low.pdf

Government of Canada Immigration and Citizenship page for additional detail, including list of countries that need to apply for an eTA:http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/eta.asp?utm_source=slash-eta&utm_medium=short-url&utm_campaign=eta