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Is it possible to enter the US through the Nexus lane while my Nexus card is being renewed? And how?

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No, it is not. You are permitted to renew as early as one year prior to expiry so there is no need to leave renewal to the last minute.

You can, however, use a non-NEXUS lane as usual, using your passport or other WHTI-compliant identification.

  • A reference would improve this answer. – phoog Nov 5 '18 at 4:42
  • I've downvoted this answer because it appears to be incorrect. – phoog Nov 5 '18 at 4:48
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According to this website, you can use an Expired Nexus card, provided you have submitted your renewal, for up to 6 months after expiry.

https://help.cbp.gov/app/answers/detail/a_id/1332/~/i-have-submitted-my-trusted-traveler-application-for-review.-did-cbp-receive-my

"The vetting process cannot be expedited. If you submitted a renewal application before expiration of your current membership, then you can continue to use your benefits until the renewal is finalized (up to 6 months after your expiration date)."

  • The first sentence slightly mischaracterizes the quoted material, since it omits the requirement that the renewal be submitted before expiration. I did not cast the downvote. I find unexplained downvotes vexing. – phoog Nov 5 '18 at 4:45

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