First time traveler to Canada are pleasantly surprised how easy to is to enter Canada. The Canadian people are warm and friendly. For most, the stop at the border involves a few questions. The typical questions are: Where are you from?.... Where are you going in Canada?....What is you purpose for entering Canada?.... How long are you planning to stay? .... Are you transporting any firearms, tobacco or alcohol? That's just about it, the Border Officer bids you a good trip and you are on your way.
If you have further questions or concerns about traveling to Canada visit the links below to learn more.
Coming Back into the U.S. From Canada
When you return to the U.S. from a trip to Canada, the Customs Officer's role is to identify you and inquire about any products being imported to the U.S. With the proper paperwork it is a quick and simple process.
A goal of U.S. Customs is to make the re-entry in the U.S. efficient and easy for you. This ensures an enjoyable trip for travelers. At the border, you may be pleasantly surprised to be greeted by name when you pull up to the booth. The officer will ask about products being bought into the U.S. and bid you on your way.
Since July of 2009 Passports have been required for identification at the border. This has made border crossing even more efficient than ever. The most common identification needed is a Passport Card. Getting a Passport Card is easy. There is a link below that will let you search for a location to apply for one near your home or work. Use of a Passport Card at the border makes your return to the U.S. especially easy. Check the Government links below for official information.