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Citizens of Belarus require temporary resident visas in order to visit Canada.
Citizens of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland do not require temporary resident visas in order to visit Canada but as of March 15, 2016 they require Electronic Travel Authorisation (eTA). Apply now.
Stateless persons residing in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland require a temporary resident visa in order to visit Canada. The temporary resident visa requirement also applies to persons who are travelling on an alien’s passport issued by the government of Estonia (välismaalase pass), Latvia (nepilsoņa pase), Lithuania (kelionės dokumentas), Poland (dokument podróży) or any other government.
Persons who are residing outside of the above mentioned countries, who intend to visit Canada, may submit their applications online or in the Visa Application Centre (VAC). Non-resident applicants who are required to attend an interview will be required to appear in person at the Canadian Embassy in Warsaw. The Embassy will not assist non-resident applicants in obtaining visas to enter Poland.
Please visit the website of the Department of Citizenship and Immigration Citizenship and Immigration Canada for information on the places of submission of permanent resident applications in the respective categories.
Persons who are not citizens of the above mentioned countries and who do not reside within the territories of these countries may not apply for permanent residence in Canada at the Canadian Embassy in Warsaw, but rather at the Canadian Embassy responsible for the country in which they reside.