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Old 09-27-2007, 12:05 PM   #21
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takes 6-7 weeks, effective until July 2008, a certified Birth certificate, and a DL or other photo ID will suffice. (This is if customs is doing their Job.) For border to border travel usually your license and registration is good enough. (Depending on where you go)
Again, to travel in by air you need a PP.
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Currently all you need to cross the land border is a government (state or federal) issued id and a birth certificate. You also get an $800 exemption for items bought in most foreign countries. Just make sure you get a bill of sale, just in case they ask. Good luck.
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Went to canada over the summer and just need drivers license. The us border guards are idiots. He ask for our IDs we pass them to him (all six are IL divers license) he then ask if we are citizens, we say yes... then very coldy he says of what country.... I confusedly said the US. As we were leaving i said, thank god you didn't find our pillow case full of weed. Last time I go to Canada
You will be surprise how many foreigners (legal and illegal) have state drivers license issued to them.
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Again, to travel in by air you need a PP.
I know I just was not aware that we were discussing that My apologies
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You will be surprise how many foreigners (legal and illegal) have state drivers license issued to them.
+1, ME, lol
i needed to bring my greencard and had to actually go into this building at the border for them to verify, 5 min. later i was in canada, not one problem, the canadian border patrol lady was also flirting with me, i guess canadian women are more receptive of foreigners the american women, maybe i should move...:gay:
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You will be surprise how many foreigners (legal and illegal) have state drivers license issued to them.
In CO you need a passport or birth certificate to get a DL issued, no exceptions.
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In CO you need a passport or birth certificate to get a DL issued, no exceptions.
is this also the case if you move from another state, becaue in NC, in this case, all you need is the out of state license and birth certificate, no passport, i know because i dont have one
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is this also the case if you move from another state, becaue in NC, in this case, all you need is the out of state license and birth certificate, no passport, i know because i dont have one
I thought the no exceptions part made that clear.
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I thought the no exceptions part made that clear.
it does, i was just really surprised at that
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As little joke I'm going to call into the boarder crossing. Tell them that some guy in a blue Miata with a red hardtop will be smuggling drugs. Hope you like a finger in your ***!

Welcome to Canada.
Lol nice. Note to self: bring a can of spray paint in other color than red...

From all your posts it sounds like I'm good to go. I'm just hesitant because I have never done this before. I'm going to have the car cleaned out of EVERYTHING. Obviously I'll need to clean out all of my drugs, alcohol and firearms.

Philip is right about the new passport laws. As of next year you need one to cross the border no matter what.

1redcanuck, that hardtop is MINE. I already put a deposit down on it. I've only been wanting one for 2 years. The paint is rough, but it doesn't matter to me.
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Philip is right about the new passport laws. As of next year you need one to cross the border no matter what.
Unless your mexican...
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Philip is right about the new passport laws. As of next year you need one to cross the border no matter what.
it's not like, what I do every day or anything.
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is this also the case if you move from another state, becaue in NC, in this case, all you need is the out of state license and birth certificate, no passport, i know because i dont have one
that's why so many mexicans have NC licenses. and a good reason to hate NC.
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it's not like, what I do every day or anything.
I know nothing about you besides your screen name is Philip, your the admin, and I should leave you alone.
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I know nothing about you besides your screen name is Philip, your the admin, and I should leave you alone.
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that's why so many mexicans have NC licenses. and a good reason to hate NC.
must be so, every construction worker here is mexican, no joke, but they are cool, just give them bright colored cars with huge park benches on the trunk lids....and beer, they will never bug you
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It's legal for illegal immigrants to get a driver's license in LA County now. Go LA!

And it really infuriates me that Americans are legitimately nervous about entering their own damn country now. **** Bush.

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I know nothing about you besides your screen name is Philip, your the admin, and I should leave you alone.
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In CO you need a passport or birth certificate to get a DL issued, no exceptions.
Realy they wouldn't take a Passport in KY they said i had to have a certificate. :( you are lucky
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Well, I drove 550 miles, had to listen to a droning exhaust, spent 13 hours and went through 2 tanks of gas, but I got it. Customs didn't give a ****. Told them we were going to the casinos and they didn't even pay attention.

We stopped off in Toronto and went in the CN tower. It was really awsome, I loved the glass floor. I have to say Canada was very nice, but boring as HELL between cities. I loved the service centers, or centres.

All in all, Canada was fun. I hope I don't need to do a trip that long in the Miata again ever. Having no cruise SUCKED, and revving at 4k for 3 hours at a time was LOUD. Anyway,

Here it is in all it's glory, my ugly red hardtop! Hopefully it will be blue soon.
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I'm thinking of going to ALberta to pick up 4 cars for a total of $2000.... do you think I'll have any trouble on the boarder? 4 old cars that you have to trailer home because non of them run... that is 1day 8 hours of drive each way from my house.
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