Affected foreign nationals can choose to apply for an (eTA) early. As of March 15, 2016, it will become mandatory for such individuals to hold eTA’s. As the deadline approaches, CIC’s processing time may increase. Affected foreign nationals should therefore be advised to apply for their eTA as early as possible. For details on this subject, please see: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/eta.asp and http://www.hrs.ualberta.ca/HiringandManaging/Immigration/EnteringRe-entering.aspx.
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