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Old 01-30-2009, 06:32 AM
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Default Official docs to cross the US border

The other day I crossed the border from north to south and I stopped by the US Customs office to ask some questions, and on the desk there was a pamphlet showing the approve documents to enter in the US. I just add a list of prohibited veg and meat.

I thought that could be a good info so I scanned it:
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Old 01-30-2009, 09:27 AM
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Here's the original PDF of the documents you scanned:

http://www.cbp.gov/linkhandler/cgov/..._documents.pdf


Additional information is available here:

http://www.cbp.gov/linkhandler/cgov/..._factsheet.pdf


One note that interests me in particular regards traveling with children - I assumed I was going to have to get passports for my kids this year, but that's not the case:

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As of June 1, 2009 U.S. & Canadian citizens under the age of 16 (or anyone under 19, if traveling with a school, religious, or other youth group) need only present a birth certificate, Consular Report of Birth Abroad, Canadian Citizenship Card, or a naturalization certificate. Birth certificates can be an original, photocopy, or certified copy.

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Old 01-30-2009, 01:57 PM
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I applied for the passport cards for me and my family and got them in the mail in 18 days. The gal at the courthouse said 3-4 weeks. I din't have to get my daughter one but I did anyway.
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Old 02-03-2009, 09:07 PM
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I have to do the same for my son and I, did you get a regular passport or a passport card?
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Old 02-07-2009, 05:52 AM
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How old is your son? If he is under 19, he will not need a passport to return to the United States from Canada....only his birth certificate. If he is of driving age, ostensibly his driver's license too....although not required. I, in all honestly, do not know much about the passport card yet. My gut tells me, if your son plans to do any other traveling to other destinations other than Canada....just get a full passport.

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Old 03-10-2009, 03:48 PM
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is the passport card acceptable only for land ie: us to canada and mexico and the full passport for overseas travel? i have 2 nephews who are going on our annual fly-in for a graduation present and $45 a piece for the card sounds better that $100 for the full passport. thanks and good fishin!
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Old 03-17-2009, 05:38 PM
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Default For correct full current information check these sites

http://gocanada.about.com/gi/dynamic...prog/nexus.xml

http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/travel/
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Old 04-02-2009, 03:01 PM
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I took my 7 year old daughter on her first Canadian trip last year and got her a passport to make things easier. That being said I also brought along a notarized letter signed by her mother (my wife), allowing me to travel with my daughter into Canada.

This document was the first thing the Canadian customs officer asked for at the border.
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Old 06-02-2009, 11:34 AM
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any extension to the June 1 date for passport cards?
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Old 06-02-2009, 12:36 PM
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Nope. It is full effect. There was an article on CNN yesterday.
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