NEXUS program is a Trusted Traveller program, which is a binational cooperative effort, partnering Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
The NEXUS card program provides expedited processing for pre-approved, low-risk travelers by United States and Canadian officials at dedicated processing lanes at designated northern border ports of entry, at NEXUS kiosks at Canadian airports where preclearance is available, and at marine reporting locations. NEXUS is an alternative inspection program established to promote trade, tourism, and the movement of people and goods between Canada and the United States. NEXUS program is appropriate for people who frequently cross the border between Canada and the USA.
Under the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative, the NEXUS card (pass) has been approved as an alternative to the passport for air travel into the United States for U.S. and Canadian citizens. NEXUS membership is available to any law-abiding citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada. NEXUS is a voluntary program, available for persons who pass a comprehensive background check and have no derogatory criminal history.
Please click here to apply for NEXUS program.
Which country I should be a citizen and for how long in order to eligible for the NEXUS program
You can be a citizen of each country living lawfully at least three years without interruption in Canada or USA. For further information, about eligibility requirements for membership in the NEXUS program, please visit the NEXUS Program Eligibility page.
What are my benefits of NEXUS card
As a NEXUS member, you will be able to use the Global Entry kiosks located at the top 20 major U.S. international airports to enter the U.S. once you provide your passport information to CBP. To use the Global Entry kiosks, you must use a valid machine readable passport. Information about more benefits of NEXUS card, please visit the NEXUS Program Benefits page.
With what documents you can apply for a NEXUS card
Proof of citizenship document(s): Canadian or U.S. valid passport, birth certificate of Canada or U.S., citizenship certificate for Canada or U.S., for information for more documents, please visit the Apply for a NEXUS Card page.
How to apply for NEXUS card
To apply for a NEXUS pass is necessary to follow a few steps. To start the application on your NEXUS card, please visit NEXUS Card Apply page.
How long will it take to get a NEXUS card
For each applicant for NEXUS program this process takes place individually. For more information, please visit the NEXUS FAQ’s page.