What is a visa?
A visa is a document (usually a stamp in your passport) that allows you to present yourself to immigration of the country issuing the visa. A visa does not guarantee entry.
How do I get a Canadian passport?
You can get information about applying for a Canadian passport at
Do I require a passport to travel to the USA?
If you are a Canadian citizen, you now require a passport to travel to the USA.
I am traveling to a foreign country with my child do I need any documents for my child?
Yes. Depending on the country and whether you are traveling as a family or alone with your child, you may require a passport, visa and/or a notarized letter from the biological parent.
Do I need a visa to enter of foreign country?
You may need a visa prior to travelling to a foreign country based on the country and the reason for the visit, i.e. tourist, business, student.
I want to come to Canada. Can you help me?
Easy Visas assists travelers departing from Canada. To get a visa to visit Canada, you must contact a Canadian Consulate near you. A list of the Canadian Consulates is available at http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/offices/index.asp
What is a work permit?
A work permit is a document issued by the country in which you are seeking to work that allows the holder to work in a specified job, for a specified employer in a specified location for a specified period.
How do I get a work permit?
To apply for a work permit, you must first have an offer of employment from a company in the country that you are travelling to. Then, in most cases, the company who will be employing you must apply on your behalf.
I would like to travel and work in a foreign country, what visa do I need?
If you are a Canadian young adult between 18 - 25 years of age (depending on country), you may qualify for a Working Holiday Visa. If you are planning to make a long term or permanent move to a foreign country, you must have a valid job offer to apply for a work permit/visa. For more information go to
Can I get a work permit for Europe?
No. Each country is responsible for granting their own work permits. Even though there is a European common market, if you are not a citizen of one of the EC countries, then you must apply for a work permit to the country you intend to work in. If it is more than one country, then you will need to make more than one application.