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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Changes to travel-related programs and services

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) offers a number of programs and services intended to help travellers save time at the border. In response to COVID-19, we have temporarily suspended or reduced some of these programs and services.

Temporary service reductions

The CBSA has implemented temporary service changes that will remain in effect until further notice. Visit the Directory of CBSA Offices and Services for more information.

Remote Area Border Crossing Program

The Remote Area Border Crossing Program is temporarily suspended.


NEXUS and FAST enrollment centres in Canada and in the U.S. will remain closed until at least . The re-opening of the enrollment centres is continually assessed in consideration of current travel restrictions.

Temporary lane closures at NEXUS land ports of entry have been implemented until further notice.

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Processing delays

The CBSA has extended the validity of expired and expiring memberships for the following programs:

The CBSA continues to accept applications and renewal requests for these programs. However, there are significant processing delays.

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