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Where Can I Use My Nexus Card?

Find Out Where to Use a Nexus Card When Crossing the Canada / U.S. Border


Where Can I Use My Nexus Card?
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NEXUS Card & other Passport Equivalents | Passport Requirements | Top 10 Border Crossing Tips

NEXUS Card holders may use their cards and take advantage of faster, more convenient border crossings at vehicle crossings across Canada, eight Canadian airports as well as various waterway locations.

NEXUS Vehicle Land Crossings:

Note that vehicle crossings may have different hours of service. Consult the Canada Border Services Agency for details.

Also note that the following border crossings are Canada-bound only. A NEXUS lane at a Canada-bound crossing does not necessarily mean the reciprocal U.S.-bound crossing will also have a NEXUS lane. British Columbia/Washington
1. Pacific Highway/Blaine 2. Douglas/Peace Arch 3. Boundary Bay/Point Roberts
Alberta/Montana 2. Abbotsford/Sumas
1. Sweetgrass/Coutts (note that some lanes into Canada are designated NEXUS only, but all lanes into the U.S. are designated NEXUS)
Manitoba/North Dakota
1. Emerson/Pembina
Northern Ontario/Michigan
1. Lansdowne/Alexandria Bay 2. Sault Ste. Marie/Sault Ste. Marie 3. Fort Frances/International Falls
Southern Ontario/Michigan, New York
1. Sarnia/Port Huron (Blue Water Bridge) 2. Windsor/Detroit (Ambassador Bridge) 3. Fort Erie/Buffalo (Peace Bridge) 4. Windsor-Detroit Tunnel 5. Whirlpool Bridge, Niagara Falls (this is a NEXUS-only crossing, a great option for NEXUS holders) 6. Queenston/Lewiston (Canada-bound only)
Quebec/New York/Vermont
1. St. Bernard-de-Lacolle/Champlain 2. St. Armand-Philipsburg/Highgate Springs
New Brunswick/Maine
1. St.Stephen/Calais 2. Woodstock/Houlton

NEXUS Airport Locations:

The following airports in Canada have NEXUS terminals where NEXUS Card holders can by bypass regular customs lineups.

  • Vancouver International
  • Toronto Pearson International
  • Ottawa McDonald Cartier International
  • Montreal Pierre Trudeau International
  • Halifax International
  • Calgary International
  • Edmonton International
  • Winnipeg International

NEXUS Waterway Arrivals:

NEXUS card holders arriving to Canada from the U.S. by water must call ahead to the NEXUS Telephone Reporting Centre (TRC) at 1 866-99-NEXUS (1-866-996-3987) at least 30 minutes (minimum) and up to four hours (maximum) prior to arriving in Canada.

If arriving by boat, all passengers must be NEXUS members in order to take advantage of NEXUS reporting procedures.

For more details, see the Canada Border Services Agency.

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