Hungarian citizens who plan a trip to Canada are not required to apply for a visitor visa because they are exempt. In addition, you do not have to go to the nearest Canadian embassy.
However, if you travel by air, you must acquire a Canada ETA, but this travel document can be obtained online. With iVisa, you can have it in a few minutes, and in this article, we will show you how.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
If I'm from Hungary, is it mandatory to get a visa to travel to Canada?
You don't have to apply for a visa itself, What you need is an ETA that permits you to travel into the country.
What is an ETA for Hungarian Citizens?
The Electronic Travel Authorization is a document that grants you to enter Canada.
How long can travelers with a Hungarian passport stay in Canada?
With this Canadian ETA, you can be in the country of Canada for 180 days Per Entry.
What are the prerequisites for the citizens of Hungary?
What you should do before you access the application page is to assure that you have the essential documents for the online application process. Fortunately, iVisa does not ask for much. You only need the following:
Valid passport – to apply for a Canada ETA, you will have to verify the expiration date of your passport because it must be valid for another six months from the time you arrive in Canada.
E-mail – it is important that you enter a valid email because we will inform you through this email address when we have any news about your ETA.
Means of payment – to pay your application, you need to have a *credit or debit card or even a PayPal account.
How long is the ETA valid for?
You can use this document anytime soon 5 years after issued or until passport expires.
What are the prices and times?
You have three choices with iVisa, so that you can opt for the one that best suits your needs according to how soon you want your visa. They are as follows:
Standard processing – with this option your ETA will be completed in 24 hours paying a total of USD 19.50.
Rush processing – if you are looking for a quicker option, then you should prefer this one. Your Canada ETA is ready in 4 hours and the price is USD 49.50.
Super Rush processing – the cost of this ETA is USD 69.50 and it will be delivered in only 30 minutes.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO APPLY FOR A BAHRAIN EVISA?
With just 20 or 30 minutes, you're ready with the application.
How can I apply for the ETA?
As soon as you put together the documents and you feel sure to fill out the form. But before you do that, we would like to let you know that iVisa’s customer support is available non-stop should you need some help during the process. The service does not charge.
iVisa’s form is divided into three steps:
The first one wants you to fill in the blanks with personal information, travel details, and passport info, but you also have to select a processing time. Bear in mind that the cost of your Canada ETA is established by the choice you make.
The second step wants you to handle the payment, but you also have to go over your form. It is essential that you make sure all the information provided is 100% accurate. Check the spelling too. Otherwise, you can end up with an invalid travel authorization and for that reason, you will have to apply one more time.
At this section, it will be necessary to upload the supporting documents of your application. As soon as you finish doing that, you can hit the submit button and your request is on its way for processing. iVisa will take care of that.
As you can see, the citizens of Hungary do not need a Canada visa, but you do need to get a Canada ETA before your departure.
How many entries do I have with an ETA?
You're able to have Multiple Entry. Keep in mind that you can enter Canada only if your ETA is still valid.
Do I have to apply for an ETA for my children?
If you have sons or daughters under 18, they must apply for an ETA. We invite you to contact us here for more details.
Once I have my ETA, will that guarantee I can enter Canada??
In iVisa we always remark that the Canada ETA doesn't necessarily give you the automated authorization to Canada due to the Immigration control post decides. If you have an approved ETA, it means that you are eligible to travel to Canada, nevertheless, it doesn't ensure that you are allowed to enter the country at once.
Once you arrive, keep in mind that you will be inspected by an Immigration officer who will determine that you are admissible to Canada.
Do I have to apply for an ETA every time I travel to Canada?
No, since the Canadian ETA is valid for 5 years. You can visit Canada as many times as you wish as long as the ETA is valid.
How does the Canadian ETA look like?
Is there any website where I can read more about the Canadian ETA for Hungarians?
Hungary citizens can click here to request for the ETA. But, in case of any doubts, don't hesitate to contact us and we'll be glad to assist you. Furthermore, you can visit this link and read more about this digital document.
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Yixi (Sophia) Li is the co-author of this article. She is a licensed immigration consultant (RCIC) who has been working with an immigration law firm since 2016. She is also a licensed paralegal in Ontario and a notary public. She has a Masters of Law. In 2018, she founded Mainstay Immigration Law Firm and Yixi Li Legal Firm.