What documents do you need to travel to Canada?
Entry into Canada: Canadian law requires that all persons entering Canada carry both proof of citizenship and proof of identity.
A valid U.S.
passport, passport card, or NEXUS card satisfies these requirements for U.S.
Children under 16 need only present proof of U.S.
Can I get into Canada without a passport?
Generally, if you’re not a Canadian or U.S. citizen, you require a valid passport or visa to enter Canada. There are two exceptions: U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents may use their I-551 (“Green Card”) — instead of a passport — for travel between Canada and the United States, by air, land, or sea.
What do you need to cross the border to Canada?
All you need is proof of U.S. citizenship and identification.
- Valid Proof of Citizenship and ID. A U.S. passport, passport card or NEXUS card all serve as proof of both citizenship and identification.
- Traveling With Children.
- Trusted Traveler Programs.
- Tips for a Smooth Crossing.
- Who Can’t Enter.
Do I need visa for Canada from UK?
British Citizens don’t usually need a visa to visit Canada for short periods, but you’ll need to get an Electronic Travel Authorisation before you travel (see below). Some unauthorised websites charge for submitting visa applications. These websites are not endorsed by or associated with the Canadian government.