COVID-19 Update

Ottawa Tourism’s top priority is the health and safety of our community and our visitors. Consult our Visit Ottawa safely page for the latest information.

Rideau Canal Ottawa Locks

Passports and embassies

Passports and visas

A valid passport is required for travel in and out of Canada for residents of all countries, including the United States if travelling by air. Residents of some countries may also require a visa or Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA).

Embassies and High Commissions

Many foreign embassies are located in Ottawa.

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