Lawful Permanent Residents may use their I-551 (“Green Card”) — instead of a passport — for travel between Canada and the United States, by air, land, or sea.
The I-551 is accepted for entry to Canada, from the U.S.; a U.S.
permanent resident does not require a visa to visit Canada, regardless of citizenship.
Can US green card holders travel to Canada?
U.S. green card holders (permanent residents) can travel to Canada without a visa. However, you will need a passport. When you travel to Canada, you will need to provide proof of your status in the U.S. (green card) and a valid passport.
How long can green card holders stay in Canada?
What countries can US permanent residents visit without visa?
The following countries don’t require a tourist visa for U.S. Green Card holders:
- Bahamas (physical Green Card and passport)
- Dominican Republic (physical Green Card and passport)
- Canada (physical Green Card or Green Card stamping and passport)
- Costa Rica (physical Green Card and passport) for all Green Card holders.
Do US permanent residents need eTA for Canada?
U.S. citizens do not require a visa or an eTA to travel to Canada. As usual, if you are a U.S. citizen, you can visit Canada with your valid U.S. passport. U.S. permanent residents (Green Card holders) must have an eTA to travel to Canada, as well as their Green Card.