Visa Information

Visa Information Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)

Canada has introduced a new entry requirement, known as an eTA, for visa-exempt foreign nationals travelling to Canada by air. Exceptions include U.S. citizens and travellers with a valid visa. Entry requirements for other methods of travel (land, sea) have not changed.

I am an eTA eligible traveller
You can apply online for an eTA. You will need an eTA before you can board a flight to Canada. Find out more about Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). (

I am from a country not eligible under eTA
You may need to apply for a Visitors Visa. To check online if you fall under this category – go to and click “Visit” from the menu.

I am from the USA
You may check entry / exit requirements to Canada outlined in the U.S. Department of State Consular Information website. Proof of citizenship must be provided.


Letter of Invitation for Visa Purposes

An official Letter of Invitation to obtain a Visa and authorization to attend the XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2020 will be issued to you ONLY after your registration has been completed and full payment received by the Congress Planner. Please register (once registration opens in March 2019) and further instructions on how to obtain your Invitation Letter will be provided during the registration process.