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Hello,

My spouse just came to US on CR1 visa and has i-551 stamp on the passport. While we wait on the green card (which might take up to 120 days) we have to visit some family in Canada(We will be travelling by car). So my question is "will my spouse be able to travel Canada with I-551 stamp (Indian passport) or does my spouse need a visa to travel to Canada?"

"If my spouse is able to travel Canada on I-551 stamp then do we need eTA?"

Thanks in advance

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This would suggest that the green card is sufficient for land arrivals

http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/helpcentre/answer.asp?qnum=593&top=16

The stamp in his passport is his temporary green card.


 

 

 

 

 

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GC holders can travel (drive over the border) to Canada without a visa? Wow, that's great news to hear. :star:


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On 18/10/2016 at 11:18 AM, eljourney said:

My spouse was able to travel Canada by land without any issues. :dancing:

@eljourney So your spouse traveled to Canada by car with his passport and the i-551 stamp and entered without problems!?!?!?
Please confirm me because I'm in the same situation, don't have my GC yet and have to travel to Canada by car next month. If you can give me any advice I'll be pleasure.

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6 hours ago, ElCalvito83 said:

@eljourney So your spouse traveled to Canada by car with his passport and the i-551 stamp and entered without problems!?!?!?
Please confirm me because I'm in the same situation, don't have my GC yet and have to travel to Canada by car next month. If you can give me any advice I'll be pleasure.

Yes we traveled to Canada by car with passport and i-551 stamp without any issue back in Oct 2016. We also took the other documents with us(just in case), but they only asked for passport and looked at the i-551 stamp. 

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