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It seems to be legal to send medication to visitors in Canada, under the circumstances you specified, but I'm currently unsure which company will actually do so. If all else fails, I suggest contacting the US embassy in Canada for specific recommendations. Visitors to Canada: Visitors to Canada may bring into Canada, on their person a single course of ...


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The customer service representative at FedEx had it right. Health Canada only allows specific entities to import prescription drugs. Source Your father would have been allowed to take up to 90 days supply with him, but he cannot import more drugs now that he's there. He would appear to have two options: find a Canadian doctor who can prescribe the ...


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The same view (not the same image, but taken from the same location) is displayed in the Wikipedia article on Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park. That suggested the picture might have been taken from an easily accessible viewpoint. Using Google Maps, I navigated to the central area of the Park, which is developed with some roads and basic visitor facilities. ...


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By lying to immigration, you have made your travel life much more complicated and much riskier. The reasons are two: first, it's difficult to keep your stories straight if you say one thing to one person while saying another thing to other people (and this gets progressively harder the more people and agencies are involved), and second, some immigration ...


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In general, your friend would probably be well advised paying the fine or get a traffic lawyer, if they feel it's not justified. It seems pretty clear that it is though. In your comments you mention that the employer / owner of the car "supports" her, but it seems to me that they just don't care. I guess if she leaves within the normal window for paying ...


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As a Canadian, you do not need a visa to be admitted in B-1 (business visitor) or B-2 (pleasure visitor) status. (You are also not eligible to participate in the Visa Waiver Program; Canadians are exempted from the visa requirement by a different section of the law. If you try to apply for ESTA, you will see that "Canada" is not available in the list of ...


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Canadians don't need a visa or ESTA to visit the United States for less than 180 days. Everything permitted by B-1 is permitted without one and very few special cases need a B-2 visa but being a tourist for a short period is not one.


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Canada normally won't care too much about your H-4 visa, though they might care about it if they think you'll have trouble getting back to the US when you leave Canada. Your question suggests there may be some confusion about whether you have a valid H-4 visa or H-4 status. This answer assumes that your H-4 visa is expired, and that you have valid H-4 ...


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To enter the US by land, you don't need ESTA, but you do need an I-94. You can get one at the border, but your trip will go more smoothly if you get it in advance. For reasons I do not understand, you can only do that if you have ESTA authorization. One source for this assertion is Citizen of Visa Waiver Country, wants to drive into U.S. from Canada or ...


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According to the view calculated by HeyWhatsThat.com (an excellent resource for these sorts of questions), the far side of Lake Ontario should indeed be visible on a clear day. Note that the Niagara Escarpment, a substantial terrain feature (for that part of the world), runs roughly parallel to the shore of Lake Ontario on its southern shore; what land you ...


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You do not need an invitation letter to visit Canada. Millions of people visit Canada without one. If someone has actually invited You to Canada they should send a letter, but if nobody has it does not matter. There is no set amount of money you need in your accounts. They want to see that you have the money to pay for your visit of course. But they also ...


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You should absolutely choose NEXUS over Global Entry, with one caveat below. NEXUS includes all Global Entry benefits, plus adds some (for example, expedited airport security in Canada; ability to use NEXUS trusted traveler lanes entering Canada). You will receive less scrutiny as a Canadian citizen when entering Canada, but NEXUS will save you time and ...


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As a US permanent resident (and Canadian citizen) the NEXUS card will give you all the Global Entry benefits, including TSA Pre✓. Citizens of third countries who are Canadian permanent residents don't get TSA Pre✓ with either NEXUS or Global Entry, but otherwise get all the rest of the benefits. In addition, NEXUS will give you expedited clearance when you ...


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Many countries, including Canada, limit the amount of (undeclared) cash you are allowed to carry in and/or out of the country. If you had answered them for example '$20000', you would have been in trouble, and they might have just confiscated your money. If you lie, and get caught, it could be worse.


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Canada, like the US (and the EU for that matter), requires reporting of cash exports over the amount of 10,000 (CAD, USD, or EUR, depending on the jurisdiction). This is almost certainly why he asked about other currencies, because the account is calculated by converting everything to the currency in which the limit is defined and then adding it all up. It'...


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If you applied inland, it may be a bad idea to leave the country before your PR is approved. I was applying in 2016, so things may have changed, but IIRC you are allowed to stay in the country as long as you're not doing anything that would give them reason to remove you. If you leave, however, there is no guarantee you will be let back in. If you're not in ...


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In most countries, a pending application for permanent (or even temporary) residence will allow you to stay beyond the expiration of the status you were in when you filed the application. By contrast, if you leave the country, that can be seen as abandoning your pending application, requiring you to start all over again from the beginning. Here's what ...


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Customs might allow you to bring the jam int the US, but airport security at your departure airport might have other ideas. Jam is classed as a gel, and as such comes under the rules for gels and liquids - specifically, not more than 100ml in the cabin. You can put the jam in your checked baggage, if you can pack it securely and trust the baggage handlers ...


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Drilling down from the CBP's main page, one eventually gets to this page, which presents this text: So, the answer is "No, home-canned jam is not admissible." OTOH, you may wish to carry this stuff anyway and declare it to Customs. There's no penalty for declaring goods that are refused (and if so, will be confiscated), but perhaps in spite of the web ...


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If you have your passport, you can apply for the Schengen visa at any time in the three months leading up to your travel. But the application will be stronger if you wait until you have the study visa. If you apply before you have the study visa, you'll need to convince the consulate that you don't have a plan B of "go to Paris, stay there illegally and ...


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In a comment, you've noted that the question concerns someone with a pending asylum application. The US will consider the asylum application abandoned if the applicant leaves the US without advance parole. The solution therefore is to get advance parole. Since this is a legal technicality, the only way to know whether going to the park without advance ...


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I completed the process a couple of months ago so don't remember every detail, but roughly, this is what was to be done: The following documents need to be sent: Passport The IRCC form: To give you an idea of what this looks like, the starting of the form contains your UCI number, Application number, name and then the following paragraph: The processing ...


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My understanding is that people entering the park from either the Canadian or US side can go to both sides of the park without going through any immigration checks, as long as they exit the same way they came. Yes, in the park you can meet people that came in from the other side. This news article mentions that Iranian family members, some of whom couldn't ...


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There are a whole string of violations here. Failure to Declare the medication. It is a crime to fail to declare anything on a long list of things you need to declare, and you bet medicine is at the top of that list. The only way out of that one is to declare "Yes, I have methadone in my bag". Otherwise if you're caught, it's big trouble, a big fine, ...


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My wife had to send her passport to The Philippines (she was in Japan). After they received it with her application, they said that her medical certificate was too old and she needed a new one. But to get it she had to take her passport to the doctor. But they had her passport. In the end, it took me getting our Member of Parliament's office involved, ...


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I am going to assume you want to advise them on the correct and legal behavior, not help them circumvent the rules. First, medications are exempt from the 100ml rule and everyone advises you keep your meds in carryon. (For example, here's the advice for Canadian travellers.) It should have a label that identifies it. I have never been asked to show a doctor ...


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It is not legal to bring methadone into Canada without a prescription. Methadone is a controlled drug in Canada under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (it's in Schedule I, number 5 (4)). It is illegal to import a controlled drug into Canada without authorization (section 6, "Importing and Exporting"). The maximum punishment is life imprisonment; I ...


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A copy of your passport isn't a valid passport or travel document. They want the actual passport.


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They're going to stick an actual physical visa into your actual passport, so a copy won't suffice. Send the real thing. Your husband probably already gave them a copy when your application was submitted.


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The UK This poster from the Home Office says that you can transit the UK landside (and that transit to Ireland is always landside) without a visa if you hold a valid Canadian visa and "a valid airline ticket via the UK as part of a reasonable journey TO" Canada. Ireland According to http://www.inis.gov.ie/en/INIS/Pages/visa-required-transit you will not ...


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