Customs & Immigration

At present, American citizens and permanent residents of the United States do not need a passport to visit Canada, but should carry a birth, baptismal or voter’s certificate, or other documents establishing their citizenship. Naturalized U.S. citizens should carry evidence of citizenship, such as a naturalization certificate. However, re-entry to the U.S. requires a passport, passport card, or a trusted traveller card, such as a Nexus card. Please consult the U.S. Department of State website for full details. Visitors from other countries must have valid national passports, and visitors from certain countries also require a visa. For a list of visa-exempt countries, go to

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