Travel Documents Required
Note: A Passport is NOT required forU.S. and Canadian citizen children age 19 and under traveling to Canada by bus. (Land Travel Only, NOT Air)
Native-born U.S. and Canadian citizen children age 19 and under should have identification papers in the form of:
-  both an original birth certificate and government-issued photo identification (Public school ID is OK or DMV ID)
-  a Valid Passport.
For students born in the VA-MD-DC area who need to obtain a certified copy of their birth certificate, please contact the Vital Records department by telephone or through their website.
Click Here To see link for the U.S Customs and Border Patrol information on the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative.”U.S. and Canadian citizen children under the age of 16 (or under 19, if traveling with a school, religious group, or other youth groups) need only present a birth certificate or other proof of citizenship and photo ID. The birth certificate can be original, photocopy, or certified copy.” Note:
Naturalized American citizens should carry documents such as a naturalization certificate to prove U.S. citizenship along with the government issued picture identification. Alien permanent residents of the United States must carry their Alien Registration Card.
All other NON-U.S. Students
If you are unsure of your status or document requirements, please contact the Canadian embassy and the US Department of State for further information.