Do you need a travel visa?

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You’re travelling; itinerary planned, bags packed, and ready to board! But have you checked whether you need a tourist visa, or require a travel document? Every country has different visa requirements, and it is important to know whether your passport allows visa-free entry during your international travel.

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VISA GLOSSARY


Visa required

Visa required means that prior to travel, you must apply for a visa. This may require filling out forms, providing documents, and paying fees. It must be completed and approved prior to departure.

Visa-free

Visa-free means that you can travel to the destination country without the need for a travel visa. In such a case only a valid passport is required for entry and exit purposes.

eVisa

An electronic visa (eVisa) is a digital visa that is stored in a database rather than stamped into a passport and are typically applied for and obtained over the Internet.

Visa-on-arrival

Visa-on-arrival means that you must obtain a visa in order to enter the destination country, but it can be obtained upon arrival at the designated border checkpoints and may require a fee payment.

Free Visa-on-arrival

Free visa-on-arrival means that you must obtain a visa in order to enter the destination country, but it can be obtained upon arrival, and is provided free of charge.

Tourist Card

A tourist card is an on-site registration issued to a tourist for a stated period of time, in lieu of a passport or a visa, and is obtained upon arrival at free of charge.

eTA

An Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) is an entry requirement for visa-exempt foreign nationals. An eTA is a type of registration which is electronically linked to a traveler's passport.