May 21 – 24, 2024
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
America/Toronto timezone

International Travel to Canada

As you prepare for your trip to Waterloo, we kindly remind our international attendees of the importance of checking requirements and securing the necessary visas for entry into Canada.


It is the responsibility of each attendee to verify their visa requirements and ensure compliance with Canadian regulations. Visa applications may require varying processing durations depending on your nationality. We strongly recommend initiating the visa application process well in advance to ensure ample time for processing. To assist you in this process, we've provided links below to resources where you can find information regarding visa applications:


Visa-Required Travellers by Country 
Processing Times 
Check Individual Visa Status Requirements


If you require an invitation letter, please complete the request form below once your application for the summer school has been approved. 


Request a Letter of Invitation


Should you have any questions or require further assistance regarding visas or travel arrangements, please don't hesitate to contact [email protected].