Chances are you've heard that entry into the U.S. has become more difficult for Canadian citizens, even for a short visit. After all, no matter how you plan to enter the U.S., whether by land, water or air you basically have to show a passport or some other form of documentation that the U.S. has determined to be equivalent. But what are the travel requirements for travellers with plans to visit Canada?
Travel requirements for Americans entering Canada
Entry requirements for Americans entering Canada have not changed. If you are an American citizen entering Canada, whether by land, water, or air, you do not need a passport. You can enter Canada with:
- a birth certificate or a certificate of citizenship or naturalization, and
- a government-issued photo identification