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Can I enter the United States with a Canadian driver's license and a U.S. birth certificate?

Question: I am a US citizen living in Canada. I want to return home and I don't have a passport. I have a Canada driver's license and a US birth certificate. Can I use these documents to get back into the US?

Answer: For entry into the United States from Canada via land and sea borders, U.S. citizens must present either a U.S. passport, passport card, NEXUS card, Enhanced Driver's License or other WHTI-compliant document. The only exception to this requirement is for U.S. citizens under the age of 16.

You can apply for a passport at the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate general. Click the link below for more information.

U.S. Consular Services in Canada

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