2020 NEXUS Card and Renewal Delays

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) wars that there are significant delays in processing times for their Trusted Traveller Programs, including NEXUS card renewal applications. At their website they say the following: The extended partial government shutdown has resulted in a substantial backlog of CBP’s Trusted Traveller Programs (TTP) applications and renewals. Applicants for Global … Read more

Application Form for NEXUS Card

The paper application form for NEXUS card is no longer available for download online from the Canadian government. This is because the Canadian government no longer accepts paper applications. However, a private company can accept your paper application and apply online for you. Border Cards provides this service. Our paper application can be either printed … Read more

How long does it take to get a NEXUS Card?


How long it takes to get a NEXUS Card depends on when and where you apply. There are three steps to getting your NEXUS Card after you have submitted the application: conditional approval by CBSA and USCBP the NEXUS interview receiving your card.   Conditional Approval 3-6 months (or more) Once your application has been submitted … Read more

TSA Pre✓® (PreCheck)

Airport Security

TSA PreCheck is a perk available to U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents enrolled in one of the three following CBP programs: Global Entry NEXUS SENTRI To use the benefits of the TSA PreCheck, you need to enter your Trusted Traveller membership number (PASS ID) in the “Known Traveller Number” section when reserving flights or … Read more

How Do I Activate My NEXUS Card?

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″ el_class=”faq_page_text_div”][vc_column_text] Activate Your NEXUS Card through the TTP website You can activate your NEXUS Card in four simple steps: First, login to your account by going to the TTP website and using your login.gov profile. Second, agree to the Terms and Conditions of accessing the TTP website. If you do not agree to the … Read more

Consequences of Not Declaring at Customs

Customs violation

Declaring customs is an obligation for all travellers entering Canada, including commercial entities. The CBSA has the authority to apply legal measures if you fail to meet the customs declaration requirements. Regardless of your status in Canada, or your use of a Trusted Traveller card you possess to expedite the customs procedure at border crossing … Read more

Where Do I Attend My NEXUS Interview?

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″ el_class=”faq_page_text_div”][vc_column_text] NEXUS Enrolment Centres In order to get your initial NEXUS Card, you must attend an interview. Interviews will only be conducted at designated enrolment centres. So, in order to join the NEXUS program, you must travel to an enrolment centre to attend an interview. If you are in Canada, you can attend … Read more

How Can I Renew My NEXUS Card?

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″ el_class=”faq_page_text_div”][vc_column_text] Renew NEXUS card You should renew your NEXUS Card the same way you applied for your first NEXUS Card, through the TTP website. (The TTP website is just the new version of the Global Online Enrolment System. If you applied on paper before CBSA stopped accepting paper applications, you should try to … Read more

Where Can I Use My NEXUS Card?

NEXUS uses

  You can use your NEXUS Card at participating international airports, at land crossings between Canada and the US that have NEXUS lanes, and when travelling between the two countries by boat. Air Land Sea Using Your NEXUS Card at Airports You can use your NEXUS Card at security and customs at the following airports … Read more

What are the Conditions of My NEXUS Card?

Travelling with children with NEXUS Cards

NEXUS Membership Conditions Your NEXUS membership is a privilege, not a right, and can be revoked at any time by either the Canada Border Services Agency or by US Customs and Border Protection. Here are the conditions of membership: You must comply with all customs and immigration laws, regulation and rules or any other laws, … Read more