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Visiting Canada

Visiting Canada

Toronto Pearson International Airport is the main international airport for flights to Toronto.

But also located on Toronto Islands, closer to downtown Toronto, Billy Bishop Airport offers service to over 20 cities in Canada and the U.S., with connections to more than 80 international destinations. For more information go to

If you’re visiting Canada from another country, check the links below for important information about traveling here:

General Information about traveling to Canada >>

Visiting Canada and Visa Information >>

Visa exempt travellers >> (including U.S. Citizens)

Citizens from other selected countries are required to provide their biometrics information (fingerprints and photograph) when they apply for a visitor visa, study permit, or work permit. For more information click here.

Obtaining a visa takes time. We recommend you start the process as soon as possible. You may apply for a visa online (e-application), at a visa office or at a Visa Application Centre (VAC).

How to Use American Credit Cards in Canada >>


Required documentation: U.S. citizens traveling to Canada by air must have a valid passport. If traveling by land then either a passport or passport card is required. For more information go to U.S. State Department info.

Canadian Dollar to U.S. Dollar Exchange Rate:

On 15 May 2015, 1.00 Canadian Dollar(s) = 0.83 U.S. dollar(s), at an exchange rate of 0.8326 (using nominal rate).