Travel between United States and Canada
Do I need a passport when crossing the border from the US into Canada?
Travel by Land or Sea
U.S. and Canadian citizens crossing the border by land or sea DO need a passport OR enhanced drivers license to cross the border.
ALL PERSONS traveling by air outside of the United States are required to present a passport or other valid travel document to enter or re-enter the United States.
Children UNDER THE AGE OF 16 do not need a passport. An original or copy of a birth certificate is all that is required.
For updated and detailed information visit www.travel.state.gov.
Canada's second largest province, covering more than one million square kilometres (415,000 square miles) - an area larger than France and Spain combined. More than 12 million people live in the province of Ontario.
Canada's largest and most dynamic city is located in the province of Ontario. 2.5 million people live in Toronto proper, and about five million in the Greater Toronto Area.
With 21 million visitors a year, Toronto is also the number one tourist destination in Ontario. There's a large and thriving multicultural population, and more than 100 languages can be heard on the streets of Toronto.
With over 14 million visitors per year, Niagara Falls is one of the most popular tourist attractions in North America. The Falls have dual citizenship, split as they are by Goat Island to create the Canadian Horseshoe Falls in Ontario and the American Falls in New York. The Horseshoe Falls are spectacular, spanning 670 metres (2,200 feet) and dropping approximately 56 metres (180 feet) at a rate of 155 million litres per minute. The American falls span 305 metres (1,000 feet) and drop at around 57 metres (188 feet), flowing at a rate of 14 million litres of water per minute.