I have a daughter five months old has no US passport can she go to Canada with her birth certificate?


As a US citizen, you can enter Canada with a birth certificate.

If you are a U.S. citizen, ensure you carry proof of citizenship such as a passport, birth certificate, a certificate of citizenship or naturalization, or a Certificate of Indian Status along with photo identification. If you are a U.S. permanent resident, ensure you carry proof of your status such as a U.S. Permanent Resident Card.

However be careful when returning home, if you're entering by land or sea, your child can return with a birth certificate, otherwise they need a passport or some other approved travel document

What types of documents are accepted for entry into the United States via land and sea?

U.S. and Canadian citizen children under the age of 16 need only present a birth certificate or other proof of citizenship. The birth certificate can be original, photocopy, or certified copy.

  • @DJClayworth I was just going to say, I think the photo ID is for the Certificate of Indian Status only
    – blackbird
    Feb 17 '16 at 17:04

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