Declare your travel information at an airport kiosk or eGate: How to use the kiosks and eGate
- Save time at Canada's main airports
- Who is eligible
- What you need before you start
- How to use the kiosks and eGates
- Privacy information
Make your declaration at the kiosk or eGate
Kiosk or eGate:
Step 1: Select your language preference
English or French.
(Depending on the location additional languages may be available, including: Arabic, Dutch, German, Hindi, Inuktitut, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, simplified Chinese, Ukrainian, Russian and Spanish.)
Step 2: Scan your travel document
Step 3: Take your photo
Step 4: Verify your fingerprints, if required (only for select foreign nationals and permanent residents)
Step 5: Answer specific questions to complete and certify your declaration
Step 6: Take your receipt to a border services officer
Note: Up to 5 travellers can use a single kiosk to submit their customs and immigration declarations. eGates process travellers individually. Children under the age of 16 cannot legally certify their own declaration without an adult and cannot use eGates. Unaccompanied minors must speak to a border services officer for in-person processing.
If technical issues or occasional outages occur, a customer service representative at the airport will direct you to a border services officer to make your declaration.
Find a kiosk or eGate
Primary Inspection Kiosks and eGates are located in the arrivals hall of Canada’s international airports. See where kiosks and eGates are available.
There are 3 different types of kiosk in service.
There is currently one type of eGate in service.
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