Scheduling An Appointment
All nonimmigrant visa applicants must schedule an appointment with a U.S. Consulate or Embassy. Complete scheduling and visa information services are available on the Official U.S. Department of State Visa Appointment Service site. If you are unable to find an available appointment, or if you wish to request an expedited appointment, please use the Contact Us information on the appointment site for information on appointment availability at all posts in Canada.
Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) program
Effective August 1, 2015, nationals of visa-waiver countries traveling to Canada by air should register with the Canadian Government’s electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) program. Beginning August 15, 2016, nationals of visa-exempt countries (excluding citizens of the United States) not enrolled in eTA will be denied boarding on airplanes bound for Canada. To learn more about eTA, including who should register and how to enroll, please visit www.canada.ca/eTA.