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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Travelling to the UK without a return flight - What to expect?

A friend of mine is travelling to the UK soon from the Middle East without a return flight booked. She works for a Middle Eastern airline and is only able to book significantly reduced plane tickets ...
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Newark tight connection doable [duplicate]

Going to Munich from Memphis through Newark. We have 1:35 to change planes both ways. Will we have a problem? especially on the return flight when we go through customs at Newark?
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Can I bring soil samples from Cuba / US to Switzerland?

A friend of mine asked me to collect some soil samples abroad and bring them to Switzerland, she collects them as a hobby. Will I run into problems when bringing these through customs (both out of the ...
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Carrying Condoms while traveling to Dubai

I am traveling to Dubai in last week of May 2016, I wanted to know is it OK to carry condoms in my luggage or I'll be stopped at security check?
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Can the history of travelling to middle east (Iran) hinder you traveling to EU again in the future?

Some Islamic countries in the middle east has got a long history of trying relationship with the west, and with terrorist attack of ISIS being a real threat to the world, would travelling to middle ...
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Do I have to declare my fruits flying into the EU?

I'm flying into the Schiphol. I know the rules regarding fruits, they can be found here: http://www.belastingdienst.nl/wps/wcm/connect/bldcontentnl/belastingdienst/prive/douane/...
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Re check bags at Dublin stop over? Travelling Heathrow to San Francisco on Aer Lingus

I'm flying From Heathrow to San Francisco with a stopover in Dublin. The flights were booked as one ticket, both Aer Lingus. However, as Dublin has US Preclearance, will I need to claim my luggage at ...
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Travelling back to the UK after naturalisation without a UK passport

I have a dual Polish [1] and British citizenship, but no British passport yet. If I have to leave the UK now (using my old Polish passport), will I have any problems coming back into the UK? [1] ...
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What is the earliest point a passenger arriving from outside of the EU and from the UK can meet up at Schiphol (Amsterdam) airport?

After a long trip for studies I'll finally be going home next Friday. My partner went on a trip of his own while I was away. Our flights will be arriving about 15 minutes from each other (well, that's ...
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Would I be allowed to get on a plane from the UK and fly to America with tea?

Today I was doing some research on food and drinks and realised that tea is not a very big thing in America and that all the "good" brands of tea are extremely overpriced or quite "un-attractive". So ...
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Importing TV from Germany to India [duplicate]

I thought of importing 55Inch TV from Germany to India (Bengaluru). I read that I need to pay 36% of tax. and any one have idea, do they allow me to carry 55inch TV in Ethiad or Oman air or Air India ...
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Can i travel to the UK fom Nepal via Singapore? [duplicate]

I have both Nepali and British Passports and want to travel from Nepal to the UK. However, in Nepal one is not allowed to hold two passports (from different countries). Therefore, I have decided to: ...
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What can I do if my allowed duration of stay in the US (based on the passport stamp) is too short? [duplicate]

Completely paranoid about my last experience with US Immigrafion. Leaving the Bahamas(my home) I had a very interesting encounter with an immigration officer. I approached the counter and was asked ...
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Mumbai -> London -> Manchester : Reclaim checked bags at London? [duplicate]

I will be travelling via British Airways from Mumbai, India to Manchester, UK soon with a layover at the Heathrow airport in London. I am travelling on a short visitors visa to meet family there. I ...
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When travel from Ukraine to US with a B-2 visa, does one need tickets for a round-trip?

My mother-in-law finally got her B-2 visa (she already has a valid Ukrainian passport) and I've purchased her a one-way ticket from Kyiv to JFK New York. The plan is that my wife and she will travel ...
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Is maple syrup a food under US customs law?

I was bringing maple syrup from Canada to US, and I didn't know whether I should declare it as food. (US customs needed me to declare food, but not drinks). At the end it didn't really matter much, ...
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in which country will I go through customs

I am flying SFO-AUH-KTM. I have a very short layover. Will I go through customs at Abu Dhabi or Kathmandu? Thank you.
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Getting a France Schengen visa but not going there [duplicate]

I have applied for a France shengen visa but am not able to go in France. Instead am going to Italy and Austria and then London. so will there be any problem at immigration due to France Schengen visa ...
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Can I use German tax free shopping if I have a 6-month J-1 visa from the US?

I am a German citizen with a German passport and I currently hold a J1 US Visa for 6 months. I am planning to buy a purse and import it into the US. Can I use Global Blue for this since my visa is ...
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Want to bring WIFI router from US to India as that model isn't available in India [duplicate]

I am going to US for a short visit and thinking of bringing wireless router from there. Is it possible to travel with wireless router or I have to pay extra duties for the product.
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Can a US Green Card holder travel to the Schengen area without a visa?

I'm a US green card holder and a permanent resident here in the US however I have a Philippine passport and am a citizen from that country. Do I need a Schengen Visa to travel to France for a few ...
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In Transit - Value of Goods

There's a question in a customs declaration form asking the "Total Value of goods that will remain in the US", since I'm only in the US for a layover to Canada and I'm not leaving anything in the US ...
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J1 visa, going home to UK, returning to visit using the Visa Waiver Program?

I am currently in the US under a J1 visa programme, and will leave in July 2016 however I would like to come back to travel in the following month of September 2016 on an ESTA? Would this be okay? Is ...
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I renewed my passport and my visa is on my old passport. Will this create problems with immigration?

My old passport have 2-year valid visa of DRCongo and it is expire on 04.06.2016. Now I am on holiday and going back at DRCongo on 01.05.2016. My old passport have remain 2 blank page so my boss told ...
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Traveling to Austria with connection flight in Zurich: Where do I pass through immigration?

I'm from Brazil, and I'm going to Austria for a couple of days. My flight has a connection in Zurich, where I will wait for 2 hours to get the new flight to Vienna. My question is: Will I need to pass ...
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Good pay check but nothing much to show [duplicate]

I'm an Indian working in UAE I get paid about equivalent to 4000 £ /month and my wife about 1500£/month. But my bank statement will show double figures at the end of the month, (wife's a little ...
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The barcode sticker which VFS in India puts on the back of my passport got damaged by water. Will this cause me problems upon re-entering India?

I have an Indian passport. I have travelled to UK on a work visa. VFS in India puts a barcode sticker on the back of the passport. Unfortunately, here in the UK, some water applied on the barcode ...
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Malaysia Custom Regulation

I will go back Malaysia this summer. My family asks me to buy Starbuck Tumblers for them. How many can I bring back to Malaysia? I found the custom regulation in other website. It says, " all other ...
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If I bring 37 pieces of jewelry going back to canada from philippinesis it possible to hold me on airport and need to pay tax for those?

I'm just wondering if i can bring a 37pcs used jewelry from my mom going back to canada? I'm a permanent residence in Canada. Do I need a receipt or anything to show them even if its used already and ...
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I have booked a flight from the USA to China and am a dual national. How do I avoid China getting to know this? [closed]

I have two passports, both US and China. I want to visit China with my Chinese passport for its convenience. Therefore, when I book my round-trip ticket to China, I have to enter my Chinese passport ...
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Is it ok to bring sweets with dairy products into USA

My parents are visiting USA from India and are planning to bring me a few sweets and snacks that may contain egg, milk and/or cheese related products. The regulations on this seem a bit murky. https:/...
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Etihad: Pre-clearance to US at Abu Dhabi

I know there are a couple of questions addressing the pre-clearance at Abu Dhabi (and they cleared most of my doubts) but I need a few other details which were't addressed. What is the exact ...
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USA E-3 and B1/B2 visa processing time on entry

I have an approved E-3 (non-immigrant) visa (basically an H-1B for Australians), but my partner (not married) was only granted a B1/B2 (tourist) visa. Visa processing happens on entry to the USA, for ...
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How much currency/cash can be carried in while travelling to India in flight?

I am an Indian and now in Hungary. How much euro's can I carry with me in flight when I travel back to India?
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Travelling to Norway for a month [closed]

I will be travelling to Norway for a month. I have never been to Europe before. I have a few questions: Will my Visa branded cards work in Norway? How difficult will it be to take a 2-3 day trip to ...
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Do I have to re-check luggage on a layover in Philadelphia?

I booked a flight from Ottawa (Canada) to Venice (Italy) but it has a transfer in Philadelphia, will I have to re-check my luggage in Philadelphia? The trip was booked through flighthub and though it ...
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Can I go back to my native country and come back again with single entry visa?

I am an Indian and now in Hungary, the visa stamped in my passport is marked as single entry but I have a residence permit valid for 1 year. Can I go back to India and come again with the same visa?
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when can i apply for visiting to UK after deportation [duplicate]

i was deported from uk in march 2015 on the basis of overstayer which occur after my ex wife age is not up to 21yrs by the time of marriage due to changing of marriageable age from 18-21yrs which my ...
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Showing tax refunded items at customs in Japan

I'm on a vacation in Japan and I've bought some items tax-free in different stores (Bic Camera, Isetan, some smaller shops). Everytime the rules that they have told me are a little different, and my ...
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Change of duration of stay

My initial travel plan was to stay seven days in Germany, four days in Switzerland and five days in Italy. I approached the German consulate and secured a visa. Now due to issues I will be staying ...
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Do border officials check if someone has any warrants when traveling abroad?

What if travel destination is Egypt? Can they see if a warrant has been issued from the USA?
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USA, travelling with more than USD 10,000

I will be leaving for USA in a little while, and I plan to carry around USD 12,500. I will be visiting my son there, and I will hand over that cash to him then. As I understand, if the amount is more ...
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90 day Schengen rule when entering with non-European passport, but having a Schengen passport

If I entered the Schengen area with a non-European passport. But I also posses a Schengen passport. Will staying over 90 days cause any troubles? I have spoken with the migration department of the ...
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Travelling to UK with expired US Immigrant Visa

I am planning to travel to UK for business and training purposes (Company initiated). I've been staying here in the Philippines for 6 years (still a Filipino citizen). Now, I went to US around Oct ...
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Long-distance relationship: Going to UK for 6 months [closed]

I'm planning to go to london for 6 months to visit my boyfriend. As a singaporean i don't have to apply for a visa and can just be in london on a normal social visit visa but i'm afraid of getting ...
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what documents needed at airport to arrive in Canada by air and transfer to cruise ship? [closed]

I am a caucasian flying from US to Vancouver, transferring to cruise ship for Alaska. I have a DUI on my record. Do I need anything other than passport since I am not staying in Canada?
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Transit Visa needed for Kuwait?

I am travelling from Delhi to New York, will be transiting via Kuwait, since there is a stopover of 1 hour 40 mins at Kuwait. Do I need any transit VISA for kuwait in this situation? I have an Indian ...
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What category does my (expired) residency permit fall, when it comes to UK visa applications?

I am making an application for UK visit visa, and on the online application, there are 2 particular questions, one asks (keep in mind I am paraphrasing here) "Have you been granted any visas to the UK ...
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Exporting a queen bee from Australia to Beirut

I live in Sydney. My cousin who is a hobbyist bee keeper asked me to get him an Australian queen bee. I know that Australian laws are very strict on what to get into the country but how about ...
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Maximum limit on Perfumes and watches for travel from US to Cochin, India [duplicate]

I am traveling from US to India on April 29th 2016. Please inform me the maximum number of perfumes and watches that i can carry to India ? Will perfumes and mists be considered as the same ? I also ...