Questions tagged [nexus]

"NEXUS", a joint Canada-United States program designed to let pre-approved, low-risk travelers cross the Canada–U.S. border quickly.

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NEXUS vs Global Entry for Canadian with US Permanent Residence

I am a Canadian citizen with US Permanent Residence (Green Card). I am wondering whether I should apply for a NEXUS card or Global Entry. Since I understand that I can only have one or the other, I ...
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I just entered the USA without passport control at Atlanta airport

I'm a Canadian NEXUS holder, and I landed at Atlanta airport earlier this morning on a Delta flight. Exiting from the plane, the security (or an airport worker) guided me to an exit through the hall. ...
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Nexus card expired and waiting for new one in the mail

I completed my interview June 10, 2019 for my Nexus and was approved. They said it will take between 3 - 4 weeks to receive my new card in the mail. I forgot to ask if I can continue to use my old ...
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Traveling to Canada by Car from U.S. without Passport and re-entering U.S. by car without passport? [duplicate]

I am looking to drive with a friend to Toronto this coming weekend for a basketball game. My U.S. passport is expired but I have a valid Drivers License and Birth Certificate. Will I be able to get ...
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Indian Citizen/Canadian Permanent Resident never gets TSA Pre despite Nexus card

I am an Indian citizen who resides in Canada as a Permanent Resident. I have a Nexus card. I was told by the officers during my interview that I would get Global Entry and TSA pre benefits. I do get ...
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Traveling to Canada by car from Los Angeles

I live in Los Angeles, and my wife and I would like to travel to Vancouver on August 3 this year. We plan on being in the Seattle area a few days before this. We do not have passports. What is our ...
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Renewing NEXUS after old one expires and is confiscated

My NEXUS card expired and I forgot to renew it. My card was confiscated by border agents so I don’t have the old card. How can I get my NEXUS back? I can’t “renew” it any more, but I don’t think I can ...
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Use Nexus on same day as interview?

If I attend and pass my Nexus interview at Blaine, WA, can I then cross the border into Canada using Nexus? I'm asking because if I'm driving 2-3 hours to the border it would be nice to make a Canada ...
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Canadian re-entering Canada from U.S. with expired Passport but Nexus in good standing

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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Will NEXUS interviews still take place during the shutdown?

I've scheduled (some time ago) a trip to Niagara Falls the week after New Years, both as a vacation but also to have our NEXUS Interviews (for my family). Our interviews are a few days after New ...
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What should I do with an old NEXUS card?

I have a NEXUS card that is no longer up-to-date. Canada says they must be destroyed If you are issued a new card, your previous card must be destroyed as it will no longer be valid. How should ...
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TTP (Nexus) times for parents vs. kids

I recently registered my family for the Nexus program - me, my wife (registered herself), and our two kids (I registered both). This was back in late August. The delay for conditional approval at the ...
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Global Entry vs Nexus Card [duplicate]

Consensus seems to be that, as a US citizen, for travel into the US from Canada, the two cards are virtually interchangeable. That also includes using the expedited security line in Toronto when ...
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Canadian with expired conditional USA green card but I-797c letter. Can I apply for NEXUS (I-751)?

I am trying to apply for NEXUS. I have Canadian citizenship with a conditional US green card (through marriage to my American husband). My card is expired but I have my I-797c (for I-751) notice ...
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Can I still get NEXUS if my US green card has expired?

Can I apply for NEXUS if my green card is expired but my case (through marriage) is pending and I have an extension that allows me to work and travel in/out the USA until the end of 2018?
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TSA-PreCheck not showing on Delta boarding pass

I received TSA precheck via NEXUS (or at least I presume I did since it's included with NEXUS) over a month and a half ago, and added the KTN (Known Traveler Number) to my Delta Skymiles profile. I ...
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Does a refusal in issuing a NEXUS card count as a visa refusal?

If a Canadian resident (who is not a citizen of Canada) applies for the NEXUS card and is subsequently refused for some reason, would that refusal count as a visa refusal? Technically speaking NEXUS ...
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Is a birth certificate enough for a Nexus child application?

With a Nexus application, is a birth certificate enough for identification or do they require a photo ID/passport?
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Which permanent residents are exempted from the 3 year residency rule in NEXUS applications?

According to the CBSA website: In addition, certain permanent residents are also exempted from the three-year residency requirement. However I couldn't find the exact list of conditions for being ...
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Nexus card interview questions, not living in Canada yet?

I got my Canadian PR 6 months ago but haven't moved there yet. I am living in US since last 8 years and this makes me eligible for Nexus card. I will be giving my interview this week. I would like to ...
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Do NEXUS cards issued to permanent residents of Canada become invalid if you no longer live in Canada?

Let's say one is a permanent resident of Canada (and is not a North American national) and is therefore eligible for a NEXUS card. If they apply and receive a card but then move out of Canada (say, to ...
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Entry to the US with an expired Nexus

Is it possible to enter the US through the Nexus lane while my Nexus card is being renewed? And how?
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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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Can I get a NEXUS card with no intention of regularly traveling to or from Canada?

As other questions have noted, the NEXUS card is the best thing since sliced bread. Cheaper than TSA Pre-Check (especially if you have children) but includes all the benefits of Pre-Check, Global ...
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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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Can I cross the Canada-US border with an expired passport and a non-expired Nexus card? [duplicate]

My passport will expire soon, but I have a Nexus Card good for a few more years. Is it possible when my passport expires that I can use my Nexus card instead to go into the USA? If so, will there be ...
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Can I avoid a full body scan going through security with a Nexus card?

I know it is possible to request a pat-down instead of going through the TSA full body scan when going through regular security check. Is the security check the same for the Nexus line? In airports, ...
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Using Global Entry card in NEXUS lane Canada to US

I am a US citizen with a Global Entry Card. I'll be driving back from a family vacation this summer in Canada. I'm wondering what it is like to use the NEXUS lanes with this Global Entry Card. I have ...
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Using Nexus card while my U.S. passport is being renewed?

Can I use my Nexus card to enter the U.S. from Canada while my U.S. passport is not in my possession because it's being renewed?
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Is a British citizen who is also a Canadian PR for < 3 years eligible for either NEXUS or Global Entry?

My background: UK citizen, Canadian Permanent Resident. I applied for Global Entry via the UK Government website but upon proceeding with the application I was told I am ineligible as a landed ...
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Can Nexus card be used at US airports if arriving from country other than Canada?

If you have a Nexus membership (and NOT Global Entry), have you used your card at the Global Entry kiosk at an US airport to get the Global Entry benefits? Nexus can clearly be used at participating ...
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How to change my residence address for NEXUS?

I need to change the residence address associated with my NEXUS trusted traveler account (for US/Canada border crossings). I was trying to follow the US CBP instructions, but they don't work (I see ...
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I have TSA PRE for a couple of years, and now have NEXUS: What do I use for known traveller ID?

Does my old known traveller number (KTN) still work now that I have nexus?
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Is there a penalty for not filing my new passport with NEXUS immediately?

I just got my new Canadian passport after becoming a Canadian citizen in April. I am going to out of country for two months and my understanding is this change will require a new NEXUS card to be sent ...
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Can't get a passport. Can one get a NEXUS card instead?

I have a friend who is unable to get a passport because she was asked to provide extra documentation which she cannot obtain, period. The Department of State will not help. They are asking for old ...
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Can I get NEXUS in California?

I've seen this post that seems to indicate that Nexus is preferable to Global Entry. I live in California but I will travel to Canada next year. Is it possible for me to get a NEXUS or is that ...
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Is NEXUS clearly better than Global Entry or TSA Pre-Check for US citizens?

I'm considering joining one of the US government's Trusted Traveler programs. I found this comparison chart (see below) on the Homeland Security website comparing TSA Pre-Check, Global Entry, NEXUS, ...
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Can I travel into the U.S. with nexus even though my passport has expired?

I'm looking to travel into the states for the weekend (I live in Canada). My passport has expired but I have nexus. Can I still use nexus even if my passport has expired?
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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?
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Does Pacific Central Station (Vancouver) have a Global Entry/NEXUS machine?

Is there a GE/NEXUS machine at the Pacific Central Station in Vancouver? I am traveling from Vancouver to Seattle.
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Why are some non-NEXUS travellers sent through the NEXUS line at Pearson?

I've connected through Toronto Pearson International Airport to the US twice this year, and both times I was directed to the NEXUS lines, even though I'm not a card holder. I scanned my passport as ...
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Can anyone get the NEXUS card, and how?

I've been told vaguely after seeing on a forum that the NEXUS Card is the greatest thing since sliced bread. My understanding is that it's a card for frequent travellers between the US and Canada. ...