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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Are there countries other than the USA where you are required to collect your luggage even in transit?

I am curious if there are any countries other than the USA where you are required to collect your luggage even when you are either just in transit to another country or are not at your final ...
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Multiple visits to Mexico during 90 day VWP

I am going on a trip to the US and Mexico, I will be entering and therefore exiting the USA 3 times to Mexico over this 90 day period when finally leaving and continuing down through Central America. ...
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After my VWP to the US expires, can I travel to nearby countries?

When my VWP expires, can I travel to Canada, Mexico or Caribbean Islands without staying "illegal"? I don't want to re-enter the US again and re-start the clock, I would fly home after this. I am not ...
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Can the validity start date of my UK visitor visa be changed to an earlier date? [duplicate]

I got my standard visitor visa for UK stamped and it starts from 15th April. But my flight will be reaching London on 14th April 7AM local time(due to my mistake of overlooking dates). I think airline ...
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Can you go to a Conference in Canada on a Visitor Visa, or only a Business one?

As far as I can tell from the Visit Canada official website section on visas, there are three main kinds approvals for non-Canadians making a short trip: eTA (for visa-waiver nationals coming by air), ...
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Concerns regarding UK Border Control and no job

So I am graduating from college this May, and to celebrate I'm going to Scotland to visit my girlfriend for nearly 2 months. I've been to the UK three times before, have never had any issues, and have ...
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Filling a UK landing card for sleeping in airport for transit

I am flying into an UK airport at night and planned to sleep in the airport for the early flight out of UK in the next morning. My passport allow me to have visa free visit to UK and I have been in UK ...
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How to apply for Hong Kong visa

I'm a Pakistani working here in Macao SAR china how can I apply a tourist visa to Hong Kong what do I need to do. I just want only to visit look around. My problem is how can i get a visa traveling to ...
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Bringing a lightsaber / staff through Singapore airport from Germany

I have bough this Starwars Rey staff and I'm flying from Germany (Frankfurt) to Singapore. Would it be a problem when I check in the item in my luggage at Frankfurt airport? Singapore have some ...
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Leave the US with expired immigrant visa and not yet received Green Card [closed]

In case you win the USA DV Lottery, you have 6 months to enter US after obtaining the immigrant visa at your local embassy. Lets say you enter US on your last day before your immigrant visa expires (...
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Use of expired French ID to travel to the UK for 2 weeks

A friend of mine is planning to come to London in April but she knows that her French ID expires while she is here. As far as the French authorities is concerned an expired ID card is still valid for ...
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Airline lets us board without correct Visa

OK, I will try and stick to the facts to explain this whole situation. I would really appreciate everyone's comments: Me (Irish passport) my wife (Filipino passport) and 2 year old twins (Irish ...
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Hi I am travelling to India from Australia , can I allowed to take home theatre .with out duty [duplicate]

Hi I hope I will get the best response for the question. Thanks
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Indian Citizen crossing US to Canada by road

I am an Indian citizen, and plan to drive from Washington DC/Virginia to Toronto. I have a B1-B2 visa for USA as well as Canada (tourist visa). How long will it take me by road, accounting for customs ...
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Planning a trip to Canada/US. Can I get US Pre-Clearance in Toronto for Land Crossing?

I'm planning to see some friends in Toronto ON and Buffalo/Batavia NY. The plan is to fly into Pearson, see my friend in Toronto, then drive across the border at Niagra to Buffalo and Batavia, before ...
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What are the visa requirements for US citizen travelling to Italy with a layover in Istanbul? [duplicate]

I am traveling from Chicago O'Hare on Turkish Airlines to Istanbul Turkey. I have a layover in Istanbul for 5 hrs, then board Turkish Airlines and travel to Rome Italy. I have a current US Passport. ...
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Changing terminals in Madrid airport

I'm having a lot of pain getting to a meeting in Tenerife (TFS/TFN) from Jakarta (CGK). I have Star Alliance membership, but there is no Star Alliance route there. The options are: Turkish Airline ...
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Canadian eTA for dual British and Canadian citizen with only British passport [duplicate]

I am a dual Canadian and British citizen with only a British passport. The new Canadian immigration system requires British citizens to have an eTA (Electronic travel authorization) however you can ...
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Entry to Australia

What should I expect at the border entry at an Australian airport? I will arrive with a training visa. Passport, visa control and customs?
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Baggage for international flight with domestic connection

I have a flight coming up in June; this will be my first international flight with checked baggage. I will be flying with Air Canada from Atlanta (ATL) to Toronto (YYZ) and then from Toronto (YYZ) to ...
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I overstayed in South Africa and was banned. How long do I have to wait before I can re-enter the country? [duplicate]

I overstayed my 90 day stay in South Africa by 2 days before leaving for Namibia. The officials wanted me to sign a one-year ban which I did not sign. I now need to re-enter South Africa again only ...
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Can i carry 2 high end cell phones with me to India [duplicate]

I recently bought a high end cell phone in South Africa. Already i have a high end phone which i bought in India and carried to South Africa 8 months ago. So can i carry 2 cell phones with me to India?...
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Can I travel to Australia for leisure but on a business visitor visa? [closed]

I have a two years Australian business visitor visa with multiple entry option. This visa lets me attend business related workshops for a project undertaken by our parent company which is located in ...
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The passport cover has come off [closed]

The outer cover of my passport has just come off. This happened when I was travelling in from Abu Dhabi on my way back from San Francisco. Everything is intact in the passport. While getting inward, ...
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Denmark/Greenland: Entering the EU without crossing a national border

Greenland is a part of Denmark, but it is not a part of the EU. At Copenhagen airport customs is arranged to distinguish "Domestic/EU" arrivals and "Non-EU" arrivals. As non-EU, domestic arrivals ...
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Acceptable ways to bring Fruits and Vegetables into the US

Enticed by the cheap prices of fruit, I tried to take some back with me to the US from the Dominican Republic. I declared it. Sure enough I was sent straight to the Agriculture line. my two ...
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Visa received in one country, boarding from another country

My friend got a visa to travel to Japan from the Japanese Embassy in Nepal. Instead of boarding from Nepal ie Kathmandu Airport, he wants to board from India ie Delhi to come to Tokyo. Is that OK, or ...
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Cancelled Endorsement with Thai immigration

My partner has just become a NZ citizen. Dual Nationality is allowed in NZ. He has an Nz Passport and he has just renewed his Thai passport. Here, you can get an electronic endorsement without a ...
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Flying from IAD→YTZ→YHZ—where do I clear Canadian customs?

I've flown into Canada at YYZ quite a bit in the past, and normally go through Canadian customs there after exiting the plane. Easy-peasy. All the times I've flown into Canada from the US have been ...
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Bringing back a laptop and a tablet from the USA to india [duplicate]

I am a citizen of India. My age is 16. I am travelling to the U.S with my mother in June, 2016. My destination is the Google HQ located in San Francisco. Its an all expense paid trip by Google. My ...
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Do I have to declare everything I purchased to U.S. Customs?

Say I am a U.S. Citizen and travel to another country, and while there I buy food at some restaurant or whatever that's no longer tangible; or maybe I buy something but only use it there and do not ...
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Can I travel within the USA with 3 months left to my passport but valid student visa?

I have booked a flight in 20-28th March to go to Hawaii from Seattle. My Philippine passports current expiry date is 23th June 2016. My USA student visa and Form I-20 has until Sept 2019. I am still ...
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Can one export spices and teff flour from Ethiopia?

Ethiopian cuisine has some unique spices and grains. I've heard that there used to be a restriction on exporting teff to control supply. I'd like to buy teff flour and berbere, and other spices. Will ...
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Any Restricted Personal Items While Travelling To Singapore?

I'm traveling to Singapore and I will bring my usual things plus some other personal items such as books and laptops (all mine and used). Any restrictive items I need to be aware of? Any unusual items ...
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Air-side walk-through light boxes. What are they?

To disembark in many European terminals, passengers must pass through a corridor with a bottleneck. On either side of the hallway there are tall, chubby boxes. The white or gray boxes are powered and ...
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Traveling from Bangladesh to India by train

Here's a bit of background about myself I'm an Indian national, who is in working in the US. My wife is Bengali (Indian), her grandparents were from Bangladesh. The next time we travel back to India ...
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Transit via Canada to USA despite being expelled from Canada?

I'm legally banned from Canada and I need to get to Las Vegas. I can't find any direct flights and have to transit through Canada. Will they arrest me if I land in Canada for a flight transfer?
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Using UK Bank statement for applying a visit Visa!

Need Help! I'm going to apply for a visit visa with 2 of my dependents. I'm wondering if I can use my UK bank statement which has been idle for couple of years. Currently, I'm living in Pakistan ...
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Travelling around Japan on a cruise ship

we are Filipino citizen who will travel around japan via a cruise ship for a week and will disembark in Hong Kong, do we still need to have a Japanese visitor visa for the duration of the cruise?
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Validation of visa appointment change

I am traveling to the UK on a Tier 5 work visa. I will arrive within the valid entry and expiration dates on the "Entry Clearance" stamp in my passport. We reported on the application our arrival date ...
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ICA Refused entry to Singapore [duplicate]

I came to Singapore as a tourist 5th of November. As I am holding a Polish passport I got a visa for 90 days. I left Singapore 4th of February and I went to Bali. I decided to return to Singapore 7th ...
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Can I visit the US under the terms of VWP after previously being in Iraq for business?

Husband and I are going on holiday to Orlando with our kids in July. I was going to do our ESTA's online but because of new rules not sure if my husband needs a visa now. He works for an oil company ...
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Do I need a transit visa for a layover via Dubai International Airport?

Do I need a transit visa for a layover via Dubai International Airport? If so, what are the requirements for such a visa? Can I get the transit visa on arrival?
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Can i travel to EU after a block of 180 days (from my first visit) if visa valid period is 2 yrs?

My Schengen tourist visa is valid from 12/08/2015 to 12/08 2017, i.e.for 2 years as type C visa. I travelled from Mumbai on 26/08/2015, stayed in Amsterdam and came back to Mumbai on 20/09/2015 (24 ...
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Why does the Cook Islands issue entry permits, not visas?

From Immigration Cook Islands: The Cook Islands does not issue Visas under any circumstances. For most travellers to the Cook Island, what is generally required is either an entry permit or ...
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Am travelling to australia and am bringing period delay tablets do i need to declare?

Hello I am travelling to Melbourne first and then onto sydney. I am planning to take period delay tablets in my hand luggage. I bought them online from my local pharmacy, so doesn't have a ...
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Connecting on Separate Ticket with No Checked In Luggage

I have a flight arriving at BKK at 9.25. I then have a flight from BKK to RGN at 13.40. The flights are booked through separate airlines. I do not have any check in luggage. When I arrive at BKK do ...
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Delay in visa process

I had applied for visitor visa to Australia and it's still in process while I already have my New Zealand student visa and traveling to NZ for the first time, does it matters if I get a visa for ...
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Traveling to the U.S for 7 days in March with ESTA visa and making another trip to the U.S in June. Can I be denied entry? [closed]

I am in a long distance relationship with my boyfriend who lives in Slovakia. I just got back from a 3 month trip in Europe (I'm an U.S citizen,) and my boyfriend who resides in Slovakia (non U.S. ...