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Q&A Categories Archives: Travel Related FAQ
You need to apply for a passport from your home country.
If you are unable to apply for a passport from your home country because you are a refugee, you need to apply for a Refugee Travel Document.
Yes, depending upon which day in November the passport expires. You need a full 6 months validity from the date you leave the United States.
She needs to apply for a visitor visa to the US.
The short answer is no.
Refugee Travel Documents are for Canadian permanent residents who cannot get passports from their countries, not those who just don’t want to wait.
If you could get an enhanced driver’s license, you might be able to travel to the US by car. However you would still need a visa and you need a passport for the visa application.
Yes, you need to complete the process as outlined on the Global Affairs website, which includes mailing them the document to authenticate.
You need either a Refugee Travel Document or Certificate of Identity from the Canadian government (likely the latter). You can get it from the Canadian Passport Program. if you would like assistance, Immigroup can help you. The government will issue the appropriate document once the application is submitted.
If you have your expired or cancelled passport with the visa in it, you can bring that with you along with the travel document. If you do not have the passport you will have to apply for a new visitor visa.
Normally 16 years of age is considered the age at which you can travel without your parents’ written consent, however some countries may regard 18 years of age as the age of majority for travel. You should check with the country you’re travelling to or get a consent letter to be safe.