Border Wait Times
Information for Temporary Business Travellers to:
To engage in commercial or professional activities, attend conferences, meetings or consultations. No remuneration may be received from a United States source.
Evidence of identity and Canadian nationality, evidence of a residence in Canada and intent to depart the U.S., documentation describing the traveler’s business purpose, such as conference registration or meeting invitation.
For more information go to http://www.consular.canada.usembassy.gov/business_canadians_usa.asp
To attend meetings, conferences, conventions, workshops or trade fairs and usually stay in Canada not more than a few days or a few weeks. To be considered a business visitor you must show that:
- you intend to stay for less than six months and do not plan to enter the Canadian labour market;
- your main place of business and source of income is located outside Canada;
- profits from your business will accrue outside Canada; and
- you can provide documents that describe purpose of visit.
Canada’s basic entry requirements are you:
- have a valid travel document, such as a passport;
- have enough money for your stay and to return home;
- plan to leave Canada at the end of your visit; and
- do not pose criminal, security or health risks to Canadians.
For more information go to http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/business-who.asp