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Canadian PR - tourist visa required?

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Canadian PR - tourist visa required?

Hello,

We are planning a trip to Cuba for 1 week. We are Canadian Permanent Residents with an Indian passport.

Do we need to apply for a tourist visa ahead of time?

Thanks in advance.

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1. Re: Canadian PR - tourist visa required?

Not required, A tourist card is generally provided to you by the airlines when traveling from Canada.

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2. Re: Canadian PR - tourist visa required?

You will be handed it on the aircraft. This is what the tourist visa looks like:

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3. Re: Canadian PR - tourist visa required?

Thanks for the reply.

So if I understand correctly.....I can do the booking online through Airtransat / Red tag....board the flight in Canada and then be given the tourist card....on the flight prior to landing in Cuba....to fill out?

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4. Re: Canadian PR - tourist visa required?

That's correct.

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5. Re: Canadian PR - tourist visa required?

Does the same rule apply for a South African with Canadian PR travelling to Cuba?

Thank you,

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6. Re: Canadian PR - tourist visa required?

Nationality is immaterial.

Cheers,

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7. Re: Canadian PR - tourist visa required?

Hi All,

If we have a Canadian permanent residency, do we have to fly from Canada or it doesn't matter?

For example, I will be in the Dominican Republic and I would like to fly from there.

Thank you.

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8. Re: Canadian PR - tourist visa required?

It doesn't matter where you fly from but there aren't any direct flights, as far as I'm aware, from the Dominican Republic to Cuba, so you would have to island hop - probably flying via Panama.

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9. Re: Canadian PR - tourist visa required?

Hi, I am an Indian citizen working in Canada on work permit. Can I fly to Cuba or do I need any kind of Visa ?

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10. Re: Canadian PR - tourist visa required?

You only need the same tourist card as anyone else, it will be provided to you at the airport or in the plane.

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