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Travel to Canada

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IMPORTANT MESSAGE: The Visa & Immigration Section at the Consulate General of Canada in Buffalo, New York is CLOSED and visa services have been transferred across the North American processing network. Students will likely apply by mail or in person to the Canadian Consulate in New York, NY.

The information presented here is only to aid in your trip to Canada. Please understand that Canada has their own immigration regulations that must be followed - the specifics are not know by the International Students & Scholars Office.

Citizens from certain countries will need a visa to visit Canada. Please review this information from the Canadian Customs and Immigration website.

How to apply for a Canadian Visa

One of the requirements to apply for the Canadian visa is a letter confirming your immigration status in the United States. This letter you obtain through the International Students & Scholars Office - please email me your request and I will process and let you know when this is ready to pick up.

To travel back to the United States after a trip to Canada - please check to see if you qualify to reenter under automatic visa revalidation.