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Am I allowed to use the Nexus kiosks if I am bringing wine with me?

Many years ago when I got my Nexus card, I was told I couldn't use it when I had anything that needed to be declared, such as food. To this day, when I travel from my home in Canada to the US, I make ...
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Documents needed to cross US border and back again into Canada on the same day if no passport is available [duplicate]

My daughter and I will be traveling from Canada to the US for a one-day lacrosse game on Saturday. Her passport is in the process of being renewed. Will she be OK to cross the border into the US and ...
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Turkey- flexibilty in e-Visa validity?

I (Canadian citizen) have a Turkish e-Visa with a 6 month validity and a start date. Turns out I have a fairly long layover at Istanbul in advance of that date. If I show up at Atatürk airport a ...
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As a Canadian citizen, how often can I visit the US?

I'm Canadian, entering the USA for the requisite maximum of 6 months. How soon can I re-enter the USA after crossing back into Canada?
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Originating country for first student visa entry to UK

If you have a Tier 4 Student Visa for the UK do you need to enter the UK for the first time from your home country? My home country is Canada but I'll be travelling in Europe (Denmark) before ...
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Japan transit visa for a Filipino who has just acquired Canadian citizenship but has no Canadian passport

My girlfriend and I want to buy a bargain flight to Thailand from Toronto. We would be saving over $1,000 between the two of us. The return leg stops over at Narita for 11 hr and 50 minutes. There are ...
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What are passport “endorsements” and “limitations”, and how do they differ?

Canadian passports have a page reserved for "endorsements and limitations" (French: "mentions et restrictions"): I assume (but correct me if I am wrong) that this page is intended for messages from ...
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Does a Canadian need a return ticket to enter Indonesia at Bali?

As a Canadian citizen flying from Australia to Bali, do I need to prove to the Australian airline at check in that I have booked a reservation out of Indonesia?
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How long can I visit the UK within one year's time? [duplicate]

I am a Canadian citizen w/ a Canadian passport. I went on a student visitor visa from September 11 2014 to December 17 2014. I'm returning on May 2 and leaving July 30 of this year as a tourist. How ...
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Canada's Automatic Border Clearance for visiting citizens

I'm a dual citizen of Canada and the United States. I have a passport for both countries. I live in the United States, but I'm traveling to Canada for the holidays. I've read that Pearson has a new ...
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Traveling from Ontario to Buffalo

I need to travel from Ontario to Buffalo to have a document notarized, but I do not have a current passport. I am a Canadian citizen with parents from Norway and the UK. What other documents can I use ...
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Crossing from Sarnia to Port Huron, MI in a car without a passport

Can we drive across the blue water bridge from Canada to the US and back without a passport? We have proof of Canadian citizenship but our passports just expired.
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Does a Canadian citizen who is a US permanent resident need a passport to enter Canada?

My dad was born in Canada and has been a permanent resident of the US for about 50 years (not a US citizen -- he's lazy). I don't think he has returned to Canada once since he started living in the US....
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Can Canadians enter Belarus with no visa?

I think the following question has not been answered yet, at least not in light of the new regulations. Question: a Canadian citizen can enter Belarus "visa-free". What's the exact meaning of ...
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How many days in a row can a Canadian citizen stay in the US?

I've been in the US for a few months and I just realized I don't know process of what happens if you stay longer. I flew to the US one-way and wasn't too sure when I was returning. How many months can ...
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Dual National exiting Mexico with Expired Passport

My daughter is a Mexican & Canadian citizen, born in Mexico. She has a valid Canadian passport, but her Mexican passport has expired. We are travelling to Mexico, from Canada, soon. Too soon to ...
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Tourist Visa for Italy for Canadians

I have a Canadian passport but live in the United Arab Emirates. I would like to visit Italy for a week but would like to know if my passport will be enough or if I will need a tourist visa.
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Tourist visa to Madagascar from Canada

A friend and I are traveling to Madagascar in November. We're wondering if we need to apply for tourist visas before we go, or whether we can get them at the airport. We’ll be there less than 30 days. ...
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Flying into USA from Canada and driving back to Canada

I am a Canadian citizen and I am flying into Minneapolis from Toronto on a one way ticket. I am originally from Winnipeg (Manitoba, Canada) and plan to drive from Minneapolis to Winnipeg with a friend....
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New Visa Waiver law

I am a Canadian Citizens born in Canada to Iranian parents, I have never been to Iran nor have I ever applied for Iranian citizenship, but it seems like that doesnt matter and youre considered "...
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With a B-1/B-2 US visa, do I still have to return home within six months?

I am planning to go to US to volunteer at an unpaid charity organization for ten months from August-June. I have a B-1/B-2 visa which will expire in ten years. Does it allow me to stay a bit longer (...
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Applying for ESTA - for Japanese/Canadian kids

I'm a Japanese citizen and married to a Canadian and have 2 children. They are both born in Japan. They hold dual citizenship right now. They don't have Canadian passports. They only have Japanese ...
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Documents needed to cross the border into Canada and back into the USA

Do I need a passport to cross into Canada if I am a born citizen of Canada but I am a permanent resident of the USA with a green card?
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Can American/Canadian NEXUS card holders use APC kiosks at immigration at US airports?

When flying from Canada, US and Canadian citizens can use a NEXUS card alone to enter the US, i.e. without even bringing a passport. However, Timatic, the database used by airlines, says: ...
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Extended travel with family members of mixed citizenship [closed]

Background: My wife is Canadian, my kids and I are US Citizens. We've traveled a bit internationally (mostly to Canada and the occasional Caribbean trip). We are planning years of extended travel in ...
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Visit to Bangkok for Canadian expatriate

I am a Canadian citizen but living as an expatriate in Dubai, UAE. Is it true I can get a tourist visa to Bangkok on entry into the country? I am concerned because the local Thai consulate does not ...
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Can someone get into the UK from Canada if marriage visa was rejected

My fiancé is Canadian and we applied for a marriage visa to the UK, planning to have the legal wedding in the UK and a celebration in Canada. (We plan to permanently live in Canada and I have the ...
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Can a Canadian passport holder in transit at Heathrow terminal 5 go to land side and return to air side

We are ariving at Heathrow terminal 5, for a a layover of 5 hours. The next flight leaves from Terminal 5. We would like to go land side to M&S Simply Food grab a bite and return air side. What ...
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Visiting the UK after a previous work visa refusal?

I have a quick question if anyone can help it would be appreciated. My friend (she is Canadian) is on a trip through Europe. She arrived in London for a layover today before heading onto the continent ...
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Canadian minors travelling to Poland with grandmother. What additional documentation is required?

My two minor children (both 8 y.o.) are traveling from Toronto to Warsaw for three weeks this summer. My wife and I are married and living together with the children. Besides passports, what ...
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Do I need my Canadian passport to travel into Canada from the US

I am a Canadian citizen. I have lived in the US and have a permanent resident card. I ordered my Canadian passport but won't receive it before it's time for me to travel. Can I travel into Canada and ...
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Do I need a transit visa in India if I don't have any checked luggage?

I am Canadian flying with Lufthansa to New Delhi and then taking a flight to Kathmandu with IndiGo. I will be waiting at the airport for my connecting flight less than three hours and I will not have ...
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Canadian re-entering Canada from U.S. with expired Passport but Nexus in good standing [closed]

At the airport, I discovered my passport had expired. I always enter the U.S. with Nexus. I was able to finally enter into the U.S. but was warned and probably flagged and might have troubles re-...
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What to do if I turn 18 in a country I'm not a citizen of but living here with a 3 year visa and want to go back to my country? [closed]

I am from Canada I came to the UK with my family for 3 years. During that time I turn 18 and I want to go back. Yes, I do have a passport. I am not going to live in the UK any more right when I turn ...
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Expired Permesso di Soggiorno but valid student visa [duplicate]

I am a Canadian Erasmus student in Italy and my permesso di soggiorno expires June 30th 2017, but my multi-entry student visa (D) does not expire until October of 2017. I want to stay in Italy for ...
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Canadian citizen (but not resident), do I need an ESTA to travel to the USA from Belgium?

I am a Canadian citizen who lives in Belgium. I want to visit NY this summer. Do I need a ESTA waiver for that?
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Dual Canadian / Irish Citizen moving to the UK

So I am a born Canadian citizen but also Irish and I hold both passports. I'm moving to the UK and I'm confused about entry at immigration. I know I have to leave Canada using my Canadian passport but ...
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Can I enter the US with my Canadian passport from another country?

I'm a Canadian citizen with a valid passport and also a holder of a Hong Kong resident card. Can i fly directly from Hong Kong to the US using my Canadian passport without a visa? What if the trip ...
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Denied immigration to the US, can I go back as a tourist?

I'm a Canadian citizen. A few years ago I was offered a job in the USA. When I got to the border I wasn't allowed to enter - apparently the proper paperwork wasn't in place for me to work in the USA....
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First-time Chinese visa applicant needing to apply at a Chinese consulate in Canada

I'm a canadian passport holder residing in US (SF Bay area, with green card)and I'm applying for a Chinese visa (L visa). Since this is the first time of my Chinese visa application, I was told that ...
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Dual Canadian and British citizen with only a British passport

I am both a British citizen and a Canadian citizen I live in the UK and only have a British passport. Will being Canadian with proof of Canadian citizenship alter the requirement to obtain an ESTA ...
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Carrying electronics from USA to Canada

I (a Canadian citizen) bought some consumer electronics in the USA and I will travel back to Canada, carrying the electronics. Some of these are intended as gifts, and some are for my personal use. ...
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Hong Kong: Visa for Multiple Entries?

I will be travelling to Hong Kong in a few months' time. I hold dual nationality and neither of my nationalities requires a visa to enter Hong Kong. During my trip, I will travel to Korea for a few ...
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Re-entering the UK after Tier 4 visa expires

My visa expires tonight. I initially thought that I could overstay and leave as I planned (tickets bought) on the 21st of August from London to Canada (my home country). Then I read online that ...
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Entering UK on Canadian passport when I've forgotten my EU passport

I am currently visiting my family in Canada. Normally I bring both my Italian and Canadian passports with me when I travel outside the EU, but this time I wasn't thinking straight and brought only my ...
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Dual citizen Canada / USA

I currently live in Canada right now. I am going to the US next week but I am a dual citizen, Canada and US. How do I exit Canada and enter the US?
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Which forms of Canadian ID are accepted in the US? [closed]

I am a Canadian citizen. In Canada, our driver license can be used as a primary photo ID almost everywhere. If I don't want to show my passport, can my British Coloumbia driver license be used as ...
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Polish/Canadian going to Australia through the US [duplicate]

I'm Polish-Canadian, living in Canada. I'm planning to travel to Australia for 6 weeks and I'm about to apply for a visitor visa. I found out holders of Polish passports are not required to pay the ...
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UK-Ireland day-trip by ferry, will my passport be checked and stamped at both ports? [duplicate]

I have a Canadian passport. I entered the UK with it, and I want to take a day-trip to Ireland. Will my passport be checked, if so, will it be stamped at both ports (going by ferry)?
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Must one always have one's passport when using NEXUS?

As of now, can a Canadian cross into the US by land or otherwise with just a NEXUS card or does one always have to show one's passport also?