Travel Documents

Whether you are on the way or just arrived in Canada, you always have to bring your valid travel documents such as your passport.

Entering Canada:

  • When entering Canada, you ought to have a passport or similar travel papers.
  • You can go to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection for more information about the NEXUS program.
  • By visiting the webpage of Canada’s government requirement for entering Canada, you can get needed information.
  • To learn about the customs regulation here, you can drop by the Canada Border Services Agency.

Customs and Responsibilities

There are rules to be followed when bringing in or our items in Canada. Nevertheless, these regulations are easy to understand.

Items Brought Into Canada

  • You can visit the Canada Border Services Agency if you plan to bring tobacco and alcohol in.
  • You approach the Canada Border Services Agency if you plan to bring your pets in the country.
  • For importing firearms and ammunition, you can inquire at the Canadian Firearms Program for better understanding.
  • If you plan to bring agricultural products, you can go to the Canada Food Inspection Agency.

Items That Will Be Brought Home

  • You can bring home $800 worth of U.S. merchandise tax-free every 48 hours. As a family, you can combine visit exemptions if the visits exceed 48 hours.
  • If you stay for less than 48 hours or a part of the $800 limit was used within the period before 20 days, there is a $200 exemption.
  • You can visit the U.S. Customs for further information about duty limits and requirements and the U.S. border crossing.
  • By inquiring at the Canada Border Services Agency, you can locate the closest customs office to you.


Close to the American dollar, Canadian money comes in more colors.

Canadian Money

  • It uses the dollar currency.
  • It has a lesser value than the American dollar. You can drop by the Bank of Canada to ensure that you have the current exchange rate.
  • $1 and $2 coins are called the loonie and toonie in this country.