Getting Here

Air Travel

The Vancouver International Airport (YVR) services most major international airlines, including:

  • Air Canada
  • British Airways
  • KLM
  • JAL
  • American Airlines
  • United Airlines

Check with your travel agent for direct flights from your country.

Entry into Canada

Please make sure you have a valid passport and a valid Temporary Resident Visa (visitor visa) if one is required by Citizenship and Immigration Canada for your country (visit the CIC website to see if you require a visa to enter Canada). To obtain a TRV, please contact the Canadian Consulate nearest to you and make sure to allow enough time for visa processing, as it varies from country to country. For more information, please visit CIC.


For regulations on duty free and tax refunds for visitors to Canada, please visit the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency.

Information for visitors to Canada