Apply for NEXUS Card is not affiliated with the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”), the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), US Customs & Border Protection (CBP) or the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA).
There are two fees if you use our service to join the program.
We charge $139.99 (per person) if you use our service to apply for NEXUS.
The government charges $50 for the background checks it carries out on your application.
If you're applying for a child, you don't have to pay for background checks. You must pay the service fee for error-checking and processing their form.
This is how the fees are paid:
You must pay the $139.99 service fee when you have finished the application. There's a link tat the end.
The government fee ($50.00) is paid using the card that you listed on your application form.
The total fee if you use our service is $189.99.
Firstly, when you send in your form we check it an chase you for missing info. Next, we enter the data onto the correct govt database. Then, we send you an email explaining the next steps.
Your application goes through these stages:
Application Submitted: We have submitted your application to the government for background and security checks and you have been sent your Traveler Profile. This process takes 48 hours from the moment you submit your application and pay the service fee (providing there is no missing or incorrect information.
Pending Review: Your application will be pending review for up to 6 months and in a few rare instances, longer. At this stage the government are checking your background with a host of government agencies like immigration and law enforcement.
After around 6 months, you will receive an email from CBP informing you that your status has changed.
Conditional Approval: At this stage, you have 30 days to schedule an interview at one of the enrollment centers in Canada or the USA. You have 365 days to attend the interview. If you fail to schedule or attend your application will be denied and you will have to reapply and pay all of the fees again.
Denied: If your not a low-risk traveler, you will be denied from the program. You will not be invited for interview. However, you will receive a letter detailing the reasons for your denial. You can appeal by calling an enrollment center and setting up a meeting with a manager to discuss your case.
Approved: Some renewal applicants are approved without an interview. These cases are rare. Most will be approved once they have attended an interview.
Activate Card: When you have your physical membership card you must login to your Traveler Profile and activate your card.
Applying is easy with our 5-star service.
You must be a US or Canadian citizen or a legal permanent resident with a machine readable PR card.
All you have to do is follow these steps:
Fill out our application form. You need one per applicant. We have simplified the form to make it fast and easy for you.
Pay the service fee (USD 139.99). This service is for the error checks and application processing.
We check your NEXUS form. If there's any missing information we email you within 48 hours. Incorrect or incomplete forms may be denied from the program.
When your personal data is in order, we pay the background and security check fee ($50 adults only) using the card listed on your application.
As a part of our service all of our customers receive a free application submission after we have thoroughly prepared and checked your application form.
We send you an email explaining how to take control of your application. This allows you to monitor your application status.
You attend an interview. It now takes up to 6-8 months to reach the interview stage. Please be patient, this is out of our control.
You get your membership card within 10-14 days after a successful interview.