You Must Have a Passport All U.S. citizens arriving in Canada must have a valid passport or passport equivalent, such as a passport card or NEXUS card. Gone are the days of casual cross-border visits with only a driver's license; those disappeared after 9/11.
Considering this, what do I need to bring to Canada?
Proof of Citizenship and Identity. Canadian law requires that all visitors 18 and over to carry two forms of identification: proof of citizenship and proof of identity. A United States passport, passport card, or NEXUS card meets either requirement.
Subsequently, question is, what do I need to know before going to Toronto?
Culture Shock | 9 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Toronto
- They have their own currency.
- You can't just get free health care.
- It's more expensive than you think it is.
- Take the subway.
- Tip like you have money.
- Niagara Falls is worth it.
What do I need to know before going to Vancouver?
Top 10 Vancouver Travel Tips
- Don't worry about the rain.
- Don't rent a car.
- Look to stay around Burrard and Robson.
- Know that you're safe everywhere but your stuff isn't.
- Know that we're Vanc-Uber-less Not anymore!
- Don't just say “Thank you”
- Go to a dining district.
- Just wear something.
What to do when you first arrive in Canada?
- Apply for your SIN Card. Apply for your Social Insurance Number (SIN) as soon as you arrive in Canada.
- Apply for your Health Care Card.
- Find accommodation.
- Get help from settlement services.
- Set up a Bank Account.
- Enroll Your Children in School.