Beginning on January 1, 2009 Citizens of Poland and Lithuania will be required to obtain an e-passport for travel to Canada without a temporary resident visa (TRV). An e-passport contains additional security features compared to a regular passport and have been issued by Poland and Lithuania since August 28, 2006. Only citizens with an e-passport will be able to travel to Canada without a TRV. Citizens who do not hold an e-passport will be required to apply for and obtain a TRV prior to their travel to Canada.

Notice Regarding E-Passport Requirements