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Everything you need to know about applying for a NEXUS Card, renewing a NEXUS Card, and using and keeping your NEXUS Card, as well as other relevant travel information.

Am I Eligible for a NEXUS Card?

Am I Eligible for a NEXUS Card?

In order to be eligible for a NEXUS Card you: must be a citizen of Canada or the United States of America and must be resident in either country, OR must be a Permanent Resident of either country who has lived in their country of permanent residence for at least 3...

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The Best Way to Get to Pearson

The Best Way to Get to Pearson

If you don’t have a lot of experience travelling through the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), getting out to Pearson airport from Toronto and back can be challenging, though it’s better than it used to be. There are public, private, and shared-economy means of...

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Appealing Refusal/Revocation

Appealing a NEXUS Refusal/Violation How you appeal a decision regarding your NEXUS membership that you are unhappy with depends upon whether your application to join the program was refused or whether your membership was...

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Interview Checklist

NEXUS Interview Checklist In order for your interview to go well, you will need to bring a few things to present to the CBSA and CBP officers in order to get approved for your NEXUS Card.   Appointment Information...

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Iris Scans

Iris Scans - Why and Where If you want to use your NEXUS Card for air travel, you need an iris scan. You need an iris scan because the Global Entry kiosks in US airports will match your eyes to the iris scan on file. The kiosks are part of the US Global Entry system...

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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...

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...

Consequences of Not Declaring at Customs

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...

How Do I Apply for a NEXUS Card?

In order to apply for a NEXUS Card, you need to complete an application form, provide the required documentation, attend an interview at an enrolment centre, and receive your card in the mail. Make sure you're eligible. First, gather your documentation. Then, complete...

The Best Way to Get to Pearson

If you don’t have a lot of experience travelling through the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), getting out to Pearson airport from Toronto and back can be challenging, though it’s better than it used to be. There are public, private, and shared-economy means of...

How to Book Your NEXUS Interview

Book Your NEXUS Interview Whether you apply for your NEXUS Card online or you apply by submitting your application through the mail, you have to book your appointment through the TTP website. Don't want to use the TTP...

Conditional Approval

The process of approval for a NEXUS Card and NEXUS program membership is a two step process: Conditional Approval Approval   What is Conditional Approval? "Conditional Approval" is tentative approval pending your...

Nexus Renewal Form

The current Nexus renewal application process helps Canadian and U.S. citizens simplify the procedure for getting a new Nexus card when the old one expires. It is essential that you reapply for Nexus card renewal on time, at least 6 months in advance of the 5-year...

How to Replace a Lost or Stolen NEXUS Card

  How to Replace a Lost/Stolen/Damaged NEXUS Card The conditions of NEXUS membership require you to report the loss or theft of your NEXUS Card as soon as possible. You also need to surrender your NEXUS Card if it is damaged to the point that it is not usable in...

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Rights at the Border

Your rights at the border vary depending on whether you are on Canadian or U.S territory. Also, there are procedural variations that depend on the means of transportation. In general, Canadian laws and border officers are less restrictive for Canadian citizens. In all...

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