Sherpa - Visa and Travel Restrictions API

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Key Terminology

Electronic Entry Requirement
An Electronic Entry Requirement(EEREER - An Electronic Entry Requirement(EERs) is a document or authorization issued by a government to a traveller prior to their arrival. These Electronic Entry Requirements serve as a way for governments to understand who's entering their country before the traveller has arrived. Examples include: eVisa, eTA, ESTA, NzETA) is a document or authorization issued by a government to a traveller prior to their arrival. These Electronic Entry Requirements serve as a way for governments to understand who's entering their country before the traveller has arrived.

What is the difference between an eVisa and an eTA?
Generally, an eVisa refers to a paper visa process that has been digitized while an eTA is a travel authorization offered by governments with broad visa exemptions.

Examples of EERs:

  • Canadian eTA
  • USA ESTA
  • Australian eTA
  • Cambodian eVisa
  • Indian eVisa
  • Turkish eVisa
    etc.

Updated 10 months ago


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