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AAC

MOTOR COACH CANADA
L'ASSOCIATION DES AUTOCARISTES CANADIENS

Border Crossing
Information for Visitors to
Canada Arriving by Motor Coach

Note: The following information is intended to be used as a guideline and has been provided for the purpose
of convenience only. Space does not permit comprehensive description of all the legal requirements and
regulations can be amended at any time. Therefore tour operators and bus companies should consult the
official statutes and regulations where applicable or contact the authorities at the numbers provided. Motor
Coach Canada cannot be held responsible for any costs or damages incurred as a result of using this guide.

Passengers and drivers entering Canada by motor coach are subject to questioning and inspection by the Canada Border Services
Agency. Canada Customs officers and Citizenship & Immigration officers monitor and control the movement of individuals into Canada
and work to keep prohibited goods such as firearms and drugs out of the country. Additionally, Customs inspection and enforcement
works in close association with the commercial sector to help protect Canadian businesses.
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) was created on December 12, 2003. The CBSA brings together all the major players
involved in facilitating legitimate cross-border traffic and supporting economic development while stopping people and goods that pose
a potential risk to Canada. It integrates several key functions previously spread across three organizations: the Customs program from
the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency; the Intelligence, Interdiction and Enforcement program from Citizenship and Immigration
Canada; and the Import Inspection at Ports of Entry program from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
The CBSA's role is to manage the nation's borders by administering and enforcing about 75 domestic laws that govern trade and
travel as well as international agreements and conventions.

Reference Materials for Canada Customs

The CBSA provides a pamphlet called "Visitors to Canada and other Temporary Residents." This pamphlet is only an overview of the
laws, restrictions, and entitlements that affect visitors and seasonal residents. The legislation takes precedence and should be consulted for the exact information. The information in this pamphlet was accurate at the time of publication. However, legislative provisions
and requirements can change at any time. This pamphlet can be obtained at www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/publications/pub/bsf5082-eng.html.

Reference Material for Canada Immigration

Visit the Canada Citizenship & Immigration website at: www.cic.gc.ca.

Required Travel Documents to Enter Canada

Generally speaking, U.S. citizens must be able to provide proof of identification and citizenship. There are no specified documents
per se, although a birth certificate and other piece of government-issued photo ID is recommended (such as a health card, driver's
licence, etc.) Laminated birth certificates are discouraged and will only be accepted at the discretion of the officer. Photocopies of birth
certificates may be acceptable at the discretion of the officer; originals are preferred. An expired U.S. passport may also be acceptable.
A U.S. Voter Registration Card is not acceptable as proof of citizenship.
Minors (children under the age of 16) should bring identification showing who they are. It is advisable to carry a letter of authorization
from the parent of a minor child if travelling with a person other than the child's parent or guardian. Officers will frequently investigate to
ensure the child is leaving the U.S. with the parent's/guardian's consent. If entering Canada with a child and there is only one guardian,
there should be documentation showing the child has no other guardians. For school trips, schools in the U.S. normally issue form
IAP-66 or I-20 to students who are leaving the country and returning to the U.S. It is recommended for students to carry this form.

Restrictions on Visitors

Some visitors to Canada may be denied entry if they have a criminal record in the U.S. A person with a felony conviction in the U.S.
may be denied entry. Additionally, it is important to note that some types of misdemeanor convictions in the U.S. are considered felony
convictions under Canada's laws; for example, driving while impaired. It is advisable for persons who have a conviction on record to
determine if they can be admitted to Canada prior to arriving at the border. Some visitors to Canada who are citizens of countries other
than the U.S. may require visas as follows:

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017

Canadian Provincial/Territorial Carrier Requirements & Contact Information
Provincial Tourism Marketing Offices
Driver Hours of Service Rules
U.S. Passport Rules
Border Crossing Information for Visitors to Canada Arriving by Motor Coach
Canadian Immigration and Customs Contact Numbers and General Information
American Drivers & Tour Directors Working in Canada
Parks Canada – Canada’s National Parks, National Historic Sites and National Marine Conservation Areas
Manitoba Lotteries
British Columbia Lotteries
Distances Between Major Cities
Tour Operator Listings
Coach Operator Listings
School Bus Operators
Welcome to Canada
Prince Edward Island
Nova Scotia
New Brunswick
Newfoundland & Labrador
Québec
Ontario
Manitoba
Saskatchewan
Alberta
British Columbia
Yukon, Northwest Territories & Nunavut
Welcome to the United States
U.S. New England
U.S. Middle Atlantic
U.S. Midwest
U.S. West
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Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - Provincial Tourism Marketing Offices
Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - Driver Hours of Service Rules
Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - U.S. Passport Rules
Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - Border Crossing Information for Visitors to Canada Arriving by Motor Coach
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Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - Canadian Immigration and Customs Contact Numbers and General Information
Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - American Drivers & Tour Directors Working in Canada
Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - Parks Canada – Canada’s National Parks, National Historic Sites and National Marine Conservation Areas
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Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - Welcome to the United States
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