Customs and immigration covers a range of border control procedures (referred to as 'immigration' in most countries other than US) and import of goods.

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Carrying iphone 5 with 2 old phone

I'm coming back to India after one month of stay in Japan. While coming to Japan I had carried two smartphones (personal) of Micromax and Nokia made. I bought an iPhone 5 (used) in Japan. Is there any ...
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Will booking two single tickets onward and return instead of one return pose problems with immigration? Scehngen and UK

I need to book tickets Chennai Paris London Chennai, but am finding that the multi city return ticket way more expensive than two single legs onward Chennai Paris and return London Chennai. However, I ...
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Schengen border control. Italian visa but arriving in Germany first help [duplicate]

My daughter and I have Schengen visas from the Italian embassy. We are however going to spend a few days in Hamburg and Paris but out of our 20 day trip we will spend majority of the time in Italy. ...
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I have two passports/nationalities. How do I use them when I travel?

I am a citizen of two different countries, and have two passports. How should I use my passports when traveling?
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Immigration check between Northern Ireland/Republic of Ireland and Great Britain

Do immigration checks exist between Northern Ireland and England/Scotland? (not just for flights but also ferry/bus/train) Do immigration checks exist between the Republic of Ireland and ...
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Airline policy when a passenger is refused entry in both departure and arrival countries

Before departure the airline staff may check your passport stats to ensure you wont be rejected to enter the arrival country. However, in some case Immigration office of arrival country will reject ...
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Declared inadmissibility for possession of drug [on hold]

My friends (3 others, one being my girlfriend) and I, we're making a trip across the border for a camp out / music festival. We were stopped and questioned at US homeland security office at Blaine, ...
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Can I refuse to answer stupid questions at immigration? [duplicate]

Is it legal for customs and immigration officers to ask me the reason I travelled out of the country and return the same day?
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Denied immigration to the US, can I go back as a tourist?

I'm a Canadian citizen. A few years ago I was offered a job in the USA. When I got to the border I wasn't allowed to enter - apparently the proper paperwork wasn't in place for me to work in the ...
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Will I be stopped at customs if I bring the shell of a cicada through US customs?

So apparently people love cicada casings. In the US. I am in Japan, and have been asked to bring one back to the US. Will I be picked up at customs or have to declare cicada casings (the empty shell ...
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where do I go thru customs with connecting flight

Flight from Atlanta to Minneapolis-St. Paul and connecting flight to Calgary. From Atlanta do I fly out of the domestic or international terminal? Where do I go thru customs?
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Frequent traveling to the US

I live in Canada and currently I have the following travel plans to the US: Aug 11-15: vacation with friends, totally for fun Aug 20-24: to attend a conference and I will give a talk. I can ask for ...
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British residence throught GAY marriage [migrated]

Can you get any kind of residence in UK through a GAY civil union or marriage or such kind? Would I be able to get residence in England if I get married to my boyfriend HE is british? What you ...
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Can I travel from USA to Poland with a one way ticket? [closed]

So my situation is a little bit odd. Bear with me. I am 19 years old. I recently graduated high school here in the U.S. And I got accepted to Lazarski University in Poland. I have proof of acceptance, ...
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Taking my phone to USA and back without paying import duties [closed]

My brother had sent a iPhone 6 to India last year which is creating issues now. I'll have to send it to USA for a replacement. My question is: can he take any such declaration on the airport or prior ...
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Husband removed from UK wishes to travel with british wife to UK [closed]

My Algerian husband was removed from UK in May 2013, we married in February 2013 whilst he was in detention. I have been residing in France since September 2014 and my husband since January 2015. He ...
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Will staying in Northern Cyprus cause problems for later travel in the EU?

I am Peruvian, and will study in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus for two years. As a South American, what problems may I have if I decide to study in the TRNC, as it is recognized only by ...
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Taking two laptops while travelling from USA to India [duplicate]

I will be travelling with my wife from USA to India and we have both of our personal laptops which we have bought from US. Do we need to pay for any customs while entering Kolkata, India for the ...
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Do I have to pay taxes when bringing over R$10k into Brazil?

I know that when entering Brazil with over R$10k (or equivalent), these financial goods need to be declared on a e-DPV. However, it is not clear whether the Receita Federal would tax me on this ...
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Question about baggage claim on international flight [duplicate]

I am traveling from Toronto to Ahmedabad via Chicago and Doha and same way back. I am traveling from Toronto to Chicago in Air Canada and in Qatar from Chicago to Doha to Ahmedabad. Same way back. How ...
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US citizen going to UK. Jewelry/Gifts customs and VAT

I'm leaving for the UK this week and packing a bunch of gifts and an engagement ring that I intend to give there. Is the VAT only for UK citizens? Or will I have to declare the value of my gifts and ...
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Australian visa and criminal convictions

I have a subclass 651 eVisitor visa to travel from the UK to Australia. One VISA condition is The holder must not have one or more criminal convictions, for which the sentence or sentences ...
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Final Destination address in Customs and Immigration form for F1 students

My friend has an F1 visa for IIT Chicago and is travelling from Mumbai to Chicago. He will have a layover in New York for ten days, after which he will continue his journey to Chicago. He already has ...
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Luggage and customs for international layover in Toronoto

I will be traveling from Chicago to Toronto on United and then on to Halifax via Canada Air. My questions is do I have to go to baggage claim in Toronto to pick up bags and then recheck my bags? I ...
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Transit visa at istanbul airport

I am an Indian citizen. I need to go to Tbilisi (Georgia) via Istanbul (Turkey) from Berlin (Germany). I booked the two flights separately from two different companies. Do I need a transit visa for ...
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Travel from France to Saint Louis, do I need to pick up my luggage when transiting in the US? [duplicate]

I need to travel from Paris CDG (first flight Air France, 2nd flight Delta, both cies are sky team) to Saint louis missouri via Minneapolis. During the connectiong flight from international to ...
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Immigration entry stamp on UK visitor visa

I have Valid Multiple entry visitor visa and I traveled to UK once and at immigration they put the entry stamp on the visa.Will this cause any problem during my next visit and what is the significance ...
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UK Multiple entry visitor visa

I am from India and I have valid multiple entry visa valid till September 2015. I travelled to UK and stayed for a month and came back to India. Can I again travel to UK on the same visa and stay till ...
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Transit Clarification [closed]

I am going to purchase airline tickets from "one travel" online airline ticketing. I am traveling from Doha to Yangon with the transits of Dubai and Kuala Lumpur. Actually, it is two transits trip ...
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Different US states: strictness of immigration questioning [closed]

Does the standard and the strictness of the questioning at immigration vary in the different US states?
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problems faced at multiple visa entry at US immigration [duplicate]

I received a multiple entry B1/B2 visa while I was employed. I am no longer employed. What sort of documents should be shown to immigration officers on visiting the US now? Earlier schedules, etc ...
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problems being faced at US immigration [closed]

I received a multiple entry B1/B2 visa while I was employed. I am no longer employed. What sort of documents should be shown to immigration officers on visiting the US now? Earlier schedules, etc ...
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Re-entering Canada after a trip to Europe with my visa sent for amendment

I am a temporary resident living in Canada under a study permit visa. But due to a mistake on the visa, I must send it to Ottawa to get it fixed. That process takes a while. In the meantime, I have to ...
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US Customs check External hard disk

Do US customs check external hard disk? I am worried because I am going to carry data like softwares, ebooks and other things which are illegal according to US laws.
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What immigration and customs checks are performed for passengers leaving the U.S.?

In the other countries I have visited, when I leave the country, I have to go through immigration to formally leave the country. However, every time I've left the U.S., the departing process has been ...
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Can i bring 3 electronic items from Amsterdam to Europe? [closed]

i want to bring an Xbox,iPad air and a laptop from Amsterdam to Europe, will there be any taxes? also how many items can we bring from amsterdam, thanks.
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Left UK without passing through Immigration, why?

Last year, I traveled to the UK for a conference. Upon entry, my passport was stamped confirming my entry via immigration. Upon my exit, surprisingly (and something I'm been wondering about ever ...
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Why do some countries require everyone entering to see a customs officer, and some don't?

When you arrive in somewhere like the Norway or France, and go to leave the baggage area, you'll find yourself with a choice of two lanes for customs. One will be Red and labelled something like Goods ...
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Is it okay for holiday-makers to enter the United Kingdom with a single ticket?

People's vacation plans may change. Getting a single airline ticket is better than getting a return ticket in such situations. The potential visitors have just received their new United Kindgom ...
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Leaving USA on expiring EU passport returning with new EU passport I have green card [closed]

Going back to EU to renew my passport, and of course vacation! I'm returning with a new passport after my passport expires. During reentry I will have a different passport number. Is there anything I ...
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Is immigration and baggage checkin required in Chicago, if I am flying from Tampa to Chennai, India

I am booked with British airways for Tampa-Chennai, India. The flight transits in Chicago and London. Do I have to go through any immigration and custom formalities in Chicago again?
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Dubai Airport : do I have to collect and recheck my luggage between airlines?

From Birmingham (UK) to Dubai terminal 3 From Dubai to Ahwaz (Iran) terminal 2
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US Citizen visiting Canada with a pending passport [duplicate]

I'm visiting Canada in 2 weeks with my family and have yet to order my passport. So, there is no guarantee that I will have my passport in time for the trip even if I did pay for the expedited ...
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Bring multiple devices to airport

I am traveling home from Saudi Arabia to the Philippines and I plan to bring with me 5 smartphones (in unopened boxes, as gifts), two personal laptops, 2 smartphones (personal), 1 iPod Touch and 1 ...
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Help with South African 90 Day Visitor visa [duplicate]

I am a brit visiting family and friends in South Africa with my duel brit/south african GF, I have already been granted a 90 day Visitor visa which expires the end of July, unfortunately i haven't ...
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Taking a gaming console to the USA

Hi I want to take my PlayStation 3 and a Canon 6D camera over from Australia to USA do you know if I am allowed or do I need to declare them ?? Thank you
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Will I need to clear US customs twice? [duplicate]

I'm flying to Lubbock in Texas in September. I can get flights with a 2 hour 25 min layover in Newark, or a 3 hour layover in Chicago. However, from there I have to get a connecting flight to ...
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Fee for taking cash out of the EU

I read on the European Commission website that if I bring more than €10000 with me when I leave the EU on a flight, then I have to make a declaration at the customs. In this case, is there any ...
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Reclaim and recheck for transit flight purchased separately and no visa

When people create their own connection by purchasing 2+ different flight operated by different airline, they usually have to claim their baggage and recheck-in. However, baggage Claim usually ...
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Are spore prints counted as organic material? [closed]

A friend of mine is travelling in the Netherlands and he came by a shop which sells spore prints. As far as I know, in my country it's illegal to get organic materials from other countries. I wanted ...