going into canada with an enhanced ID (1 Viewer)


Sep 15, 2010
is it true now that if you have a northern border state id that you don't need a passport to get in to canada?
We sell all kinds of other stuff in our Etsy store!


Jun 5, 2010
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Leftcoast, Canada
pretty sure this is absolutely not true. AFAIK, if you have an "enhanced drivers liscence" or a nexus pass, you don't need a passport, but otherwise you do.


Feb 17, 2011
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I heard there's a native reserve in quebec on the canadian side that is on the boarder, and in canda police aren't allowed on native reserve property unless they're called there. Anyone know any ways to hop the boarder into the states? Other than White rock

Matt Derrick

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is it true now that if you have a northern border state id that you don't need a passport to get in to canada?
yes, this is true if you have an 'enhanced driver's license' like the one like @andwhoareyou mentioned. it's designed for those that live in border states to cross more easily into Canada and back on business/recreation trips. Remember it has to be the "enhanced" version, not a regular driver's license.

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