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Nexus Application for Children

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Immigration TS only process NEXUS applications for children when they are accompanied by an adult using the Nexus Support Service; there is no limit to the number of child applications as long as there is one fee paying adult application.


Your child NEXUS application must contain supporting documentation otherwise your child may be denied a NEXUS pass. All infants and children require the consent of a parent or legal guardian to apply for a NEXUS pass. NEXUS applications for children are scrutinized in the same way as an adult NEXUS application; however fewer child applications for NEXUS are denied entry to the program as few children have criminal and immigration violations compared to adult NEXUS applicants. In most cases when a child is denied a NEXUS card, the reason comes down to incomplete or inaccurate information provided on the application form.

You can apply for a child NEXUS pass even if you or their other parent or guardian is not a NEXUS pass holders. Parents who share custody of their children should carry copies of the legal custody documents. It is also recommended that they have a letter of authorization from the other custodial parent to take the child on a trip out of the country. Such a letter will confirm that the child is not being abducted or taken against his or her will. The parents’ full name, address and telephone number should be Included in the letter of authorization.

All infants applying for a NEXUS card must attend a NEXUS interview at a NEXUS enrollment center of your choice. At the NEXUS interview, children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by at least one parent or guardian who has legal custody of the child; families will be interviewed in one meeting. The parent or guardian must present documentary evidence proving their custodial rights and proof that there are no restrictions on the child’s removal from the custodial jurisdiction. The NEXUS officer will scrutinize the documents to ascertain that the parents or guardians applying for the NEXUS pass for children is actually the parents or legal guardians of the NEXUS child applicant. Child applicants to NEXUS do not have to have an iris scan unless their parents request it.




Inaccurate or incomplete NEXUS pass application forms are automatically denied access to the NEXUS cards program.

When traveling with a group of vehicles, parents or guardians should arrive at the border in the same vehicle as the children. Adults who are not parents or guardians should have written permission from the parents or guardians to supervise the children. The permission letter should include addresses and telephone numbers where the parents or guardian can be reached. When you arrive at the US Canada border with children in your car you may be subject to detailed questions about the children traveling with you because customs and border protection officers are constantly on watch for missing and abducted children.

More questions about Nexus? Read our FAQ`s



NEXUS Pass Requirements

Although a few children have convictions they must meet the NEXUS program requirements in order to qualify for a Nexus card. Nexus applicants may not qualify for participation in the NEXUS program if they: Provide false or incomplete information on the application;


Have pending criminal charges to include outstanding warrants, or have been convicted of any criminal offense;
Have been found in violation of any immigration, customs, or agriculture regulations or laws in any country;
Are inadmissible to the United States under immigration regulation, including applicants with parole documentation and approved waivers of
  inadmissibility or ;
Are subjects of an ongoing investigation by any state, local law enforcement or federal agency;
Cannot satisfy CBP officers of their low risk status or meet other program requirements;


Required Documents

Passport or Permanent Resident Card or Driver’s License

Proof of Citizenship (i.e. passport, U.S. I-551 Lawful Permanent Resident Card, birth certificate, etc) and any applicable documentation or visas necessary for entry into the U.S.

NEXUS Pass Cost

The fees associated with the NEXUS card application are as follows:

Service Fees Total Cost
Government Application Background Check Certification Fee  $00.00 per person*   
Immigration TS Regular Application Service Fee  $45.00 per person* $45.00

*(children under 18 are exempt from all fees)


If you are familiar with the CBP system and wish to apply directly with them, you can do it here. All Canada Traveler Services - Nexus Support Service fees must be paid via payment gateway – your application cannot be processed unless you have made a PayPal transaction to Canada Support Services. Government certification fees will be paid using the credit card included on your application form. Government fees are non-refundable. CTS fees are non-refundable once you receive your Trusted Traveler profile information.


Our Service


We will help you to obtain your NEXUS Card. Our dedicated staff is well-informed of all the latest updates in government systems and policies, well-trained in all aspects of the application process, and are able to trouble-shoot and rectify any glitches in your application.


We will make sure all your documents are correctly in order.
We will create and correctly configure your trusted traveler profile. with the NEXUS program.
We make sure that your application data is thoroughly reviewed prior to submission.
We are only an e-mail away to answer any support questions.
We will assist you with the profile configuration and scheduling of your interview appointment.
We keep track of all your log-in information, application documents, and supporting documents.
We advise you if you’re missing any documents required by the NEXUS program (passports, birth certificates or citizenship cards)
We deal with the governments NEXUS Program on your behalf.
We troubleshoot all application issues and questions in a fast and efficient manner.



Terms and Conditions
Please refer to our terms & conditions before purchasing Canada Traveler Services - Nexus Support Service. By clicking the application link and paying the service fees, you are agreeing to purchase an online application support and configuration pack service from Canada Traveler Services. Canada Traveler Services (CTS) - Nexus Support Service (NSS) is not a US government agency or related to any government agency. Canada Traveler Services - (CTS) is not involved in the processing of your NEXUS application approval decision through trusted traveler program. The service fee you are agreeing to is the fee for Canada Traveler Services as a private incorporated company. There may be additional government certification fees to pay for the services you are requesting – these fees are explained on this web page and within the application form disclaimer or when you click the ‘Agree&Certify’ button. We issue refunds under specific conditions. Check the refunds page for more details. Please email us at with your refund request. Canada Traveler Services is not accountable for any information given in the application, nor are we liable for any omissions or errors except where an error differs from the data that you submit to us. The maximum liability for any circumstance will not exceed the purchase price of the Canada Traveler Services Fee.