Coming to Waterloo Region from the U.S.?
Here is what you need to know.
There are several important factors that could prevent entrance into Canada such as criminal records and custom restrictions. Click here for details.
It is the traveller’s responsibility to ensure they comply with all laws while leaving Canada and entering the United States of America.
Canadian law requires that all persons entering Canada carry both proof of citizenship and proof of identity. A valid U.S. passport, passport card, or NEXUS card satisfies these requirements for U.S. citizens. Children under 16 need only present proof of U.S. citizenship. Learn more.
It is strongly recommended that all citizens of both Canada and the United States carry passports when crossing the U.S./Canada border. All persons, whether U.S. Citizens or foreign nationals, must present a valid passport or alternate approved travel document to enter or depart from the United States by air. Learn more.
Getting a U.S. Passport
Visit the U.S. Passaports & International Travel website for full details.
Adult First Time Applicants (Age 16 Years and Older)
|What Are You Applying For?||Application Fee
|Adult Passport Book & Card||$140+||$25||DS-11|
|Adult Passport Book||$110+||$25||DS-11|
|Adult Passport Card
If you do NOT currently hold a valid Passport Book or Card
Adult Renewals (Age 16 Years and Older)
|What Are You Renewing?||Renewal Fee
|Adult Passport Book & Card||$140||DS-82|
|Adult Passport Book||$110||DS-82|
|Adult Passport Card – If you currently hold a valid Passport Book or Card||$30||DS-82|
Driving to Canada
|Canadian City||Canadian Highway||US City||US Highway||Bridge||State Entry||Distance to Waterloo Region|
|Fort Erie||QEW||Buffalo||Buffalo Baird Dr||Peace Bridge||New York||175km
|Niagara Falls||ON-420||Niagara Falls||Whirlpool St||Rainbow Bridge||New York||150km
|Niagara Falls||River Road||Niagara Falls||Whirlpool St||Whirlpool Rapids Bridge||New York||150km
|Queenston||ON-405||Lewiston||I-190||Lewiston-Queenston Bridge||New York||147km
|Lansdowne||On-137||Alexandria Bay||I-81||Thousand Islands Bridge||New York||405km
|Prescott||ON-137||Ogensburg||NY 812||Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge||New York||466km
|Cornwall||ON-138||Massena||NY 37||Seaway International Bridge||New York||536km
|Sault Ste. Marie||Huron St||Sault Ste. Marie||I-75||Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge||Michigan||772km
|Point Edward||ON-402||Port Huron||I-69/I-94||Blue Water Bridge||Michigan||210km
|Windsor||Goyeau St||Detroit||M-10/M-3/I-375||Detriot-Windsor Tunnel||Michigan||290km
|Windsor||Highway 3||Detroit||I-75/I-96||Ambassador Bridge||Michigan||292km