List of Countries Canadians Can Visit without Visa (Visa-Free) in 2024

The Canadian passport is a powerful tool for exploration. It grants you visa-free access to an impressive number of countries, allowing you to experience diverse cultures, breathtaking landscapes, and unforgettable adventures. This guide provides a comprehensive breakdown of where you can travel visa-free with a Canadian passport, along with some helpful details.

Unveiling Europe: Schengen Area and Beyond

Schengen Area:

Many European countries have joined forces to create the Schengen Area, which essentially functions as a single country for visa purposes. Canadian passport holders can enjoy visa-free travel to these destinations for up to 90 days within a 180-day period. Here’s a glimpse of the Schengen Area countries you can visit:

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • San Marino
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Vatican City

Beyond Schengen Area:

Europe offers more than just the Schengen Area. Canadian passport holders can explore additional European countries without a visa:

  • Albania (90 days)
  • Andorra (90 days)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (90 days)
  • Gibraltar (90 days)
  • Ireland (90 days)
  • Montenegro (90 days)
  • North Macedonia (90 days)
  • Serbia (90 days)
  • United Kingdom (6 months)
  • Ukraine (90 days)

Important Note: Remember, these are the visa requirements at the time of writing (July 3, 2024). Visa requirements can change, so it’s always best to double-check with the embassy or consulate of the country you plan to visit before your trip.

Embark on Global Adventures: Visa-Free Travel Beyond Europe

The world awaits! Canadian passport holders can venture beyond Europe and discover a vast array of countries without a visa. Here are some destinations with visa-free entry for stays of six months or more:

  • Antigua and Barbuda (6 months)
  • Bahamas (8 months)
  • Barbados (6 months)
  • Cayman Islands (6 months)
  • Dominica (6 months)
  • Georgia (360 days)
  • South Korea (6 months)
  • Mexico (6 months)
  • Montserrat (6 months)
  • Panama (6 months)

Additional Considerations:

  • Some countries may require an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) before your arrival. This is a quick and simple online application process.
  • Entry requirements can vary depending on your nationality, the purpose of your visit, and your health status. It’s advisable to check the latest information from the embassy or consulate of your destination country.
  • Always ensure your passport is valid for at least six months beyond your intended travel dates.

With this guide and a little planning, you can leverage the power of your Canadian passport to explore the world and create lasting memories.

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