- Canada announced a new Verified Traveler program that will replace the current Trusted Traveler program
The government of Canada announced a new Verified Traveler program that will replace the current Trusted Traveler program. These measures will go into effect on June 21, 2023, and will be available to the following travelers:
- Members of NEXUS and Global Entry
- Active members of the Canadian Armed Forces and US military, including reservists, with a valid ID
- Canadian aircrew and airport workers with Restricted Area Identification Cards
- International aircrew (in uniform) with valid airline ID
- Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers, Canadian police officers, and constables with a badge and proper photo identification issued by their respective organizations
Initially, the Verified Traveler screening lines will be available at the following airports:
- Vancouver International Airport
- Edmonton International Airport
- Calgary International Airport
- Winnipeg International Airport
- Toronto-Pearson International Airport T1 and T3
- Montreal-Trudeau International Airport
For additional information on the program, check here.
What are the Changes?
The government of Canada will replace the current Trusted Traveler program with a new program on June 21, 2023. According to the government announcement, the program will help to reduce wait-time delays and allow for more efficient screening of eligible travelers.
Check the Government of Canada’s website for the latest updates and information.
Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Government of Canada