Crossing the Border
- Be prepared to verify your CITIZENSHIP (place of birth) and IDENTITY (photo I.D.) with such documents as a Birth Certificate, Passport, Drivers Licence, NEXUS/FAST card, Naturalization Certificate, Visa or Green Card, Baptismal Certificate, Citizenship Card, Records of Landing, or Permanent Resident Card. Visas are not reqiuired.
- If you are traveling with children, you should carry identification for each child. Divorced parents, who share custody, should carry copies of the legal custody documents.
- Travelers under the age of 18 and unaccompanied by a parent need a letter of permission from a parent or guardian.
- All U.S. citizens traveling by air to and from Canada are required to have a valid passport to enter the United States.
For additional information on exceptions to the standard requirements as well as dutyfree limits, please refer to: