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If you often read our publications and together with that you like them because are interesting for you, today you will be more than happy of what you will read! We have collected several useful articles in one, so that our readers to find all the information related to the crossing of the borders of Canada and the U.S. just by one click. Stay here and enjoy this publication…
In generally, you can travel as much as you like, many times a year. BUT how can you make your movement really pleasant – do you know how? If you do not, we do and are going to share with you our experience with the movements between Canada and the U.S.
NEXUS – that is the key for unforgettable passing the customs check. This is a trusted traveler program and is mostly used by people who often cross the borders of both countries and who do not want to make any compromises with their comfort – especially when it comes down to family trips! Everybody who wants to feel a real pleasure while traveling has to become an owner of a NEXUS card and to use it every time when he hit the road. You can get this card only if you meet several conditions, because the NEXUS program is cooperation between Canada and America, so it is very important the travelers who would like to receive NEXUS cards to be low-risk travelers!
How works the NEXUS program?
The NEXUS program will give you lots of advantage independently from the way you are moving: by air, by land, by sea. As a member of this program you will be always first on the line by using the Global Entry kiosks. They are available in 20 airports in the U.S., as to use them you must be a citizen of Canada or the U.S. for three years at least. In addition, the absence of a criminal record is also of most importance. So make sure that you meet these requirements and apply. Apply today or learn how to do it by reading our article.
Well, to apply for getting a NEXUS card is easy and doesn’t take lots of time. Still, for every person the procedure may take more or less time, but let’s hope that you will be able to get in short terms your amazing NEXUS card!
How to apply?
The first thing you should know before to apply for a membership in the NEXUS program is that you can do that by providing a valid passport or birth certificate. From there on, get informed that there are 4 steps you have to follow and that will take you to the dream membership!
The first one of course is to download the online application form, to fill it and then to send it back by email (the second step).
The third step you have to take is to pay the fee. You know that wherever you apply, you have to pay some fee, right? Do not be afraid – it is not so large, so you will be able to afford it!
Step number four – assigning your file to some of the agent in charge. Thus, your application form will be checked for missing information and if you have to adjust it, will be informed. As a final, it will be created a special profile in the GOES system and you will have to wait for receiving of confirmation within 24 hours!
Later, you will receive by email your passport and log-in name, so that to have an access to your profile. If you want to change your passport, do it, as meanwhile you will see the status: “Pending review”. More often, it takes about 1-3 months until you get the final conditional approval or denial… If you are a suitable applicant and meet all the necessary requirements will receive instructions for an interview. Hope so!
At the end, we would note that when applying there is nothing guaranteed. But in order to get your NEXUS card, make sure that the information given is correct. Thus, you will have bigger chances to receive an approval!
Let’s suppose that you have received an approval for a membership in the NEXUS program. You already are a proud owner of the NEXUS card and even have started using it. Do you know what its expired date is, or you consider that it is too early to think of renewal? Actually, never is too early to think for renewal of some important document. Especially when it comes to the amazing NEXUS cards! You must know when to apply for renewal, because if you miss to renew your NEXUS membership, you won’t be able to travel as before – fast, easy and pleasant.
To keep using the NEXUS cards that is valid for all the trusted travelers between Canada and the U.S. and who are also citizens if these countries, you have to renew them. Take note that before this time comes, you have 5 years to use your card. And when it is time to renew it, you can do it 180 days before the expired date and after that too. But do not wait the last minute! Be calm that you have done everything related to the applying for renewal of your NEXUS and very soon you will get your new/renewed card!
The process of renewal is almost the same as the first time application process. In case your personal information have not been changed over the last five years, your applying will be easier than you thought. If your address, driver license or passport are the same, your applying will be very easy and you will even not have to go to an interview!
How to renew?
To renew your NEXUS card, you must follow several steps once again… Actually the same steps like these when applying for the very first time and that we have mentioned above. See which they are and apply for renewal today (if necessary), or just be informed what to do when it is time for renewal has come!
We keep going ahead with the NEXUS family application – the sweetest part of the NEXUS program! Everybody knows that to travel with the whole family is an unforgettable experience, especially if all the members have NEXUS cards! The program is perfect for all those people who have small kids and who just are not able to wait on the lines with them too long (for hours and among the crowds). Kids just do not get what is happening and can’t wait patiently like the adults. For that reason, every traveling parent must have a NEXUS card that will help him cross the border of Canada or the U.S without problems. If you are a family man who knows very well what to travel with a family of 5 is, do not wait anymore and save lots of unpleasant moments on the border!
To apply for the NEXUS family package is easy and even funny. You can tell your kids (if they are not too small) to take part in the process by applying and to answer the questions that their parents ask. – Sound’s nice, right?
As opposed to the other applications, the steps you have to follow when willing to get an approval for a NEXUS family package are just 3! Yes, even that you will apply for the whole family, the procedure is maximum facilitated and you won’t meet any difficulties.
What you must do to apply for the whole family?
Of course, you have to fill-in the application form first, then to send it by email and afterwards to pay the fee. The procedures after you send this form are the same (you already know them), so be patience and explain your kids that next time when you travel all together, will enjoy different movement! But let it be a surprise and not tell them everything. Kids love surprises!
Probably you guess that the next thing we are going to tell you is how to renew your NEXUS family package :). – Are we right? Maybe you are even sure that we will give some advises regarding how to apply for renewal and what to do to get it faster. And that is true… Since we would like inform you about everything that is related to the NEXUS program and its services as well, have decided to write this long and very detailed article giving you lots of useful and even valuable information.
We do not attend to tell you one and the same thing all the time. – Or in other words – how to apply. You already know how to do it, so just hurry up and if your family NEXUS package is expired, just renew it!
Sometimes we lose something. And if it is precious to us, we suffer. But instead to sorry to infinity, have to find some way to fix things! And if you have lost you NEXUS card, or someone bad guy has stolen it, know that you have options… And the same option is called “replacement”! Never forget it and if you faced this terrible situation, just take advantage of this NEXUS service and keep traveling by using your card.
This is very interesting opportunity that is allowing you just to replace your stolen, lost or damaged NEXUS card. It will be with the same expiration date, but does it matter at all, when you will be able to have a NEXUS card once again…!! How many organizations that to offer such a service you know? Okay, probably there are some, but the NEXUS program will offer you something really special – fastness. A fast procedure, fast receiving of approval and finally (the best part) – fast movement between the borders of Canada and the U.S.!
Even that you have an option to replace your missing NEXUS card, be careful and keep your documents. When traveling, there is a risk for all travelers to be robbed or to lose something on their own (luggage, documents ect.). So, to be cautious is very important part of every travel and everyone should try to avoid risk situations.
The NEXUS program is amazing. It will give you the movement you have always dreamed of. Together with that, you will be able to enjoy it long enough and then you will be able to extend your membership as well! It is like a drug – once when you become a member of the NEXUS program, will want to be such forever. Well, just be!
No matter whether you want to apply for the first, second or third time for getting a NEXUS card. You have to know that all the procedures are easy and fast. – And even pleasant. For the families with kids this way of traveling is an excellent opportunity to get faster the destination desired (Canada or the U.S.) and to fully enjoy their movement… For all the solo travelers who love the comfort more than ever and often hit the road, the NEXUS cards are mandatory. Thus, every keen on the amenities will feel like a VIP and will cross the border before the other travelers. Tell them about the NEXUS program and show them that there is a perfect way to skip all the endless waiting for a customs check!
Finally, we would like wish you have a very pleasant moments with the NEXUS program and the NEXUS cards as well. We advise you to travel as much as you can, because every trip is hiding many surprises you must enjoy… Share these moments with your family and help them become members of the NEXUS program too. They will surely like this amazing program!
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