First time visiting? This section of our website will help you with answers and links to all the information you will need. So hurry and plan your trip now!

If this is your first time visiting Canada, you will want to have details on travel and entry procedures, customs, visas and exchange rates. The links below will direct you to the official sources for this information.

Before coming to Canada from another country, be sure to check out the Visit Canada website for visa, travel and tourist information.

Getting Here

  • Brampton is just 15 minutes by limo, taxi or car from Toronto Pearson International Airport
  • Brampton Transit Route 115 Airport Express bus runs from Terminal One to the Bramalea Terminal, near Bramalea City Centre
  • Visit our Local Transportation page for more info or check out bramptontransit.com / 905.874.2999

Getting Around

  • Use of seatbelts and child car seats are mandatory in Canada
  • Speed limits are 50 km/h (30 mph) on streets, and 100 km/h (60 mph) on highways, unless posted otherwise
  • Our currency is the Canadian dollar. Denominations under $5 are coins: $1 is known as a “loonie”, and $2 a “toonie”
  • You must be age 19 or older to purchase or consume alcohol or cannabis in Ontario
  • Smoking is not permitted in public. Please smoke only in designated areas
  • Don’t travel with cannabis! While use is legal and regulated for adults, it remains illegal to transport cannabis across the Canadian border


  • Citizens of many countries require a visa and other necessary documents in order to enter Canada. To find out if you need a visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to visit or transit through Canada, click here.
  • For visa eligibility requirements and information about the application process, click here.
  • For a list of Canadian visa offices near you, click here.

Greater Toronto Airport Authority (GTAA)

GTAA is the operator and manager of Toronto Pearson International Airport – Canada’s largest and busiest airport. Here you can find information about customs and other entry and exit procedures.

Exchange Rate

For information about the Canadian exchange rate visit Bank of Canada's official website by clicking here.

Canadian Embassies

For a list of Canadian Embassies near you, click here