To make sure your visit to Canada goes as smoothly as possible, here is a change you should know about if you are traveling by air. It's called ETA Canada- stands for electronic travel authorization and it is be a new entry requirement.

You may need and ETA Canada (Electronic Travel Authorization) before you board your flight to Canada.
Getting your ETA Canada is a simple, inexpensive, online process, which takes just a few minutes to complete.
All you need is your passport, a credit card, email address and access to the Internet.

The process is completely safe and secure. You will enter basic personal information like your name, passport number, email address, answer a few simple questions and submit your application.

Exceptions include American citizens and visitors with a valid visa. It's best to get your ETA Canada before you book your flight to Canada. You may not be able to fly without it.