Some resources to help make your travel experience as easy as possible.

Travelling to or through Canada?

For more information on packing for your trip, visit the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority website to check if items should be packed in checked baggage or carry-on.  If you are bringing gifts, leave them unwrapped as they may need to be inspected.

Check with your airline to learn about baggage restrictions and fees.

Travelling to or through the United States?

For information on packing for your trip and checkpoint security screening process and policies, visit the Transport Security Administration website.


Cannabis and the border


If you are a Canadian citizen looking for information on passports, please visit the Passport Canada website.

If you are a U.S. citizen looking for information on passports, please visit the U.S. Department of State website.

For travel to Mexico, please be advised that Mexican Customs and Immigration officials could deny entry to anyone arriving with a damaged passport (rips, tears, missing corners or water damage to the cover or inside pages).

For more information, please visit:
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Canada Border Services Agency

Visitors to and from the Americas, including Canadian citizens, to present a passport to enter or re-enter the United States.

Additional information on Canada-U.S. border regulations is available from the Canada Border Services Agency. Information on Canadian Passport applications is available from Passport Canada. For further information on United States policy, you may consult the US State Department or US Immigration.

Visa requirements

Find out if you need a visa to enter Canada
More information on applying for a visa to enter Canada

Check with your airline to ensure you have the required identification and valid travel documentation for everyone, including children. If you are not a Canadian or American citizen and you are travelling to the United States you may be required to complete an Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) application, which you can do online before arriving to the airport by visiting the ESTA website.

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