UK Opens ePassport for the US & Canada

The UK has recently expanded its list of countries for faster entry to Heathrow, Gatwick, and other British airports. US and Canadian citizens are now listed among the seven countries that can use ePassports to enter the UK. This is going to help reduce lines at the border and customs. Eligible nationals will also be exempt from the landing card requirements which, will also help passenger flow. “We aim to provide a world-class experience for the millions of American and Canadian visitors who travel to the UK every year, and we are thrilled this new process will allow travelers even more time to explore on the ground,” said Gavin Landry, VisitBritain’s executive vice president of the Americas.

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