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					                        Applying for a Canadian Tourist Visa
                              Canadian Consulate (New York) Home Page
              http://www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/can-am/new_york/rightnav/instructions-en.asp

Please Note: This information is subject to change. Please go directly to the above website for the most updated
information when applying for a Canadian Tourist Visa.

You must provide for yourself, spouse and dependents:
   • Application Form: go to website –Instructions-I.
   • Supplementary Form: go to website-Instructions I.
   • Application fee (as of 11/07) of $75 USD (single entry), or $150 USD (multiple entry) - certified check or
      money order - Made payable to “Consulate General of Canada-New York”
           No Personal Checks                   Go to website-Instructions-V. for up to date info
   • Passport (valid for at least 6 months) or travel document or identity document that guarantees re-entry to
      the country that issued it with at least one completely blank page
   • Two recent passport size photos for each family member (the name and date of birth of the person should
      be written on the back of each photo),
   • Proof of funds available to support yourself and dependents during your stay and to enable you to leave
      Canada, such as a bank statement, pay stubs or proof of employment or proof of travelers' checks
   • Documents relating to your trip, such as an invitation from business or personal contacts
      in Canada, a letter from your employer, registration for a conference, your itinerary,
      appointment letter from USA Consulate, etc
   • Original I-94, and any additional or extended I-94's (for instance if you had a Change of Status in the U.S.)
   • All US immigration documents you’ve held during your current stay in the U.S. ( e.g. SEVIS forms I-20 or
      DS-2019-signed for travel, I-797, Advanced Parole)

How do I submit my application?
Consulate General of Canada
Immigration Section
1251 Avenue of the Americas
Concourse Level
New York, NY, 10020-1175

BY MAIL
If you wish to submit your application by mail, you should include a prepaid, self-addressed return envelope (we
suggest U.S. Postal Express/Priority). (No Courier Services)
Complete both Express Mailing labels, take to the nearest U.S. Post Office, and pay for postage on both the
outgoing and return envelope, with enclosures.

IN PERSON AT CANADIAN CONSULATE IN NEW YORK
Complete application must be submitted before 10:00 a.m. Consulate does not guaranty that visa will be ready on
the same day it was submitted. If you are submitting in person you may pay cash.




4/10/2008
COUNTRIES WHOSE CITIZENS REQUIRE VISAS IN ORDER TO ENTER CANADA AS VISITORS
      *Afghanistan                     Grenada                         Niger
      Albania                          Guatemala                       Nigeria
      Algeria                          Guinea                          Oman
      Angola                           Guinea-Bissau                   Pakistan
      Argentina                        Guyana                          Palau, Republic of
      Armenia                          *Haiti                          Palestinian Authority
      Azerbaijan                       Honduras                        Panama
      Bahrain                          India                           Paraguay
      Bangladesh                       Indonesia                       Peru
      Belarus                          *Iran                           Philippines
      Belize                           *Iraq                           Qatar
      Benin                            Israel (only Israeli citizens   Romania
      Bhutan                           holding valid Israeli "Travel   Russia
      Bolivia                          Document in Lieu of National    *Rwanda
      *Bosnia-Herzegovina              Passport")                      Sao Tome e Principe
      Brazil                           Ivory Coast                     Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of
      Bulgaria                         Jamaica                         Senegal
      Burkina-Faso                     Jordan                          *Serbia
      Burundi                          Kazakhstan                      Seychelles, The
      Cambodia                         Kenya                           Sierra Leone
      Cameroon                         Kiribati                        *Somalia
      Cape Verde                       Korea, North                    South Africa
      Central African Republic         Kuwait                          Sri Lanka
      Chad                             Kyrgyzstan                      *Sudan
      Chile                            Laos                            Surinam
      China, People's Republic         Lebanon                         Syria
      Colombia                         Lesotho                         Taiwan
      Comoros                          Liberia                         Tajikistan
      Congo (The), Democratic          Macao S.A.R.                    Tanzania
      Republic of                      *Macedonia                      Thailand
      Congo (The), People's Republic   Madagascar                      Togo
      Costa Rica                       Malawi                          Tonga
      *Croatia                         Malaysia                        Trinidad and Tobago
      Cuba                             Maldives Islands                Tunisia
      Djibouti                         Mali                            Turkey
      Dominica                         Marshall Islands                Turkmenistan
      Dominican Republic               Mauritania                      Tuvalu
      East Timor                       Mauritius                       Uganda
      Ecuador                          Micronesia, Federated           Ukraine
      Egypt                            States                          United Arab Emirates
      El Salvador                      Moldova                         Uruguay
      Equatorial Guinea                Mongolia                        Uzbekistan
      Eritrea                          Montenegro                      Vanuatu
      Ethiopia                         Morocco                         Venezuela
      Fiji                             Mozambique                      Vietnam
      Gabon                            Myanmar (Burma)                 Yemen
      Gambia                           Nauru                           Zambia
      Georgia                          Nepal                           Zimbabwe
      Ghana                            Nicaragua
                  **These countries require further forms see
                           Instructions on website




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