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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Transfer in New Delhi to different airline with no checked bags?

I'm taking a couple of trips in February 2016 and the cheapest flights I've found go through New Delhi. I wound up with a few different options which meant booking nearly all my flights through ...
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What exactly can US immigration search or ask me to do to enter the US

There's a discussion on the (probably soon to be vanished) comments on this question about what US immigration can and cannot do. Is it possible to get a definitive answer on this? I assume they can ...
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Immigration officer that stopped me at the airport is texting me. What do I do?

Yesterday my cousin arrived to Chicago from Mexico, she is visiting family there to spend the holidays, this is not the first time she visits. She was stopped by immigration, because they thought it ...
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Can I enter and exit a country immediately?

Is there a minimum amount of time I must spend in a country ? Is this country dependent? Or I can just enter a country and then exit immediately in 15 minutes or so?
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Failed driving test; alternatives to driver's license for minor's re-entry to the US?

My 16 year-old from the U.S. wishes to visit me in Canada for the holidays. She planned to obtain an enhanced driver's license, but she failed her test. Can she be refused re-entry into the U.S. ...
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I have two passports/nationalities. How do I use them when I travel? Clarification Question

An excellent previous post on this topic outlined the various different cases for how to travel on two passports. One question relating to their Case 4: Different Names, Dual Citizenship Not OK. ...
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Are left pages of passports ever used?

I've just been to Cambodia. For the visa rather than fitting it on the first empty page (the other side of the paper from a page with a few stamps) they instead skipped that and fit it on a new ...
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RE-entering UK on tourist visa after leaving just before ancestry visa expires

I am a NZ citizen who has been staying in the UK on an ancestry visa. I plan to leave the UK in March, just before my visa expires, and go to Eire for 6-8 weeks to visit friends. I would like to ...
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Other passports queue arriving in UK?

Do I have to join in to the other passports queue in the UK border control with my Australian passport and residence permit while I am with my British passport holder wife and children? Is there any ...
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What happens to my visa while i was stuck at natural calamities?

Just thought about it,imagine i was at foreign country like usa,france,or any countries etc ,i was stuck at natural calamity lets say flood,my passport & visa gets washed away,what would happen ...
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Getting a visa for Brunei in a country where I am not a resident

Can I get a Bruneian tourist visa in Singapore, if I am not a resident of the latter? Brunei does not have a diplomatic mission in my country of residence. However, I will be visiting Singapore just ...
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When using SmartGate in Australia with dual passports, which one do you use?

SmartGate lets you not have to deal with a border agent, and simply use a computer to enter the country. If you have two active passports, which one are you supposed to present at Smartgate when ...
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UK Visa expiry on 8th Jan and travel is on 4th Jan for 3 weeks

I'm planning to travel on Jan 4th 2016 for 3 wekes and my 6 months visa will expire on Jan 8 is it fine to travel? I am from India..
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Schengen Visa, FInancial Proof

me and my cousin are planning to have a short euro trip. I have sufficient account balance with regular income so for me everything is fine but my cousin didn't maintain the account and he withdraws ...
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I lost my Italian residence permit abroad, how can I obtain a duplicate so that I can fly back to Italy?

Sweden is going to ban me from flying if I can't show them my lost permesso di soggiorno from Italy. It was issued in Florence because my old one expired while I was in school. How do I get a copy?
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I have a valid L1 visa and my passport is going to expire [duplicate]

I have a valid L1 visa and my passport is going to expire in next 5 months. Now, I have to travel US urgently for 3 weeks. Will that be an issue? Can I travel on passport with 5 months validity left ...
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Do I need a transit visa in Shanghai to Japan?

I hold a Thai passport. I'm planning to go to Japan through Shanghai from the US. It's the only reasonable price I could find. The transit would be around 6 hours at Pu Dong airport. I can only find ...
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US citizen flying from Spain to Toronto with a Spaniard- customs/border difficulties?

I'm a US citizen from Buffalo and I'll be flying into Toronto next week with my Spanish partner. My dad is picking us up from the Toronto airport and we're driving to Buffalo. My questions are: Does ...
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Can I bring old Dutch cheese to Canada?

I've asked the similar question for the US and the answer was yes. I think it should be a similar situation?
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In Indonesia, is import duty levied on items intended as gifts?

My brother teaches English in Jakarta and is getting married in Bali in two weeks. I am going to his wedding. I'm flying into Jakarta and will be there a few days. As a wedding gift, I bought a new ...
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Transit in Japan [duplicate]

I m holing a passport of Indian. I m traveling to Russia but my flight from Mumbai to Tokyo, Tokyo to Haneda, Haneda to Kansai. Kansai to Vladivostok. I have a airport change at Tokyo. Can I require ...
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Photo assistant and traveling to the US

I've got a question about ESTA and business travels. I'm French, I'm living in Paris and working for a french company in digital retouch and digital assisting. I'm paid in France in euro. I'm ...
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Getting off Aer Lingus, and have to check in for MAS at Heathrow

I am arriving London from Dublin with Aer Lingus and have bought a separate flight to Kuala Lumpur with MAS. Since they are not connecting flights and there is no way they can transfer my luggages to ...
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Will my B1/B2 visa allow me to enter the US?

I am a citizen of India. My mom, my brother and I applied for tourist visas to visit the US. They gave us all B1/B2 M purpose visas. I am doing my masters at university, my brother is in college, and ...
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Can I take a sex-toy on plane through UAE?

I will be traveling from Australia to Austria, transferring in Abu Dhabi. Is it alright for me to bring a vibrator in the check-in luggage, or are there laws against that? It is approximately 17cm ...
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US immigration - supporting docs

I am planning to travel to US for about two weeks to visit a friend. I am a working professional in Bangalore and had travelled to the US for work earlier this year. So I have a B1/B2 visa stamped. ...
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Customs and immigration procedures for flights to/from Tijuana Airport (airport with terminals in two different countries)

How will passport and customs controls work (both in the outgoing and the incoming airports of the flight) on flights to/from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) when the new Cross Border Xpress terminal on the ...
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Re-using a multiple entry visa, do I need to document my stay to the customs officer?

I have been to France with schengen visa before 2 months. I am planning to go to Germany now. The visa is still valid and it is multiple entry. That should be sufficient for my Germany travel. Do I ...
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Travelling from US to Chennai. Can I bring 3 iPhones? [duplicate]

So I have 1 iPhone 6 that has my us sim 1 iPhone 6s which has my Indian sim 1more iPhone 6s that has no sim as of now. I want to say to chennai customs that hey I use 1phone for my office and two for ...
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Travelling to London with EU refugee's passport

I want to travel to London with Austrian refugee's passport, is it possible? Do I need a visa?
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Which countries do not require visas for Brazilian travelers

Which countries do not require visas for Brazilian travelers ? If exist what is the maximum number of days of stay in country?
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Can first names be initialed on boarding pass?

I'm am a non US citizen flying back to my home country using a one way ticket. Due to character limits to Kayak, I made the flight booking using initials for my first name (i.e. J D in lieu of John ...
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Drive from US to Canada with a dog

For the holidays we often drive from Buffalo to Detroit via Ontario, since it saves a lot of time. However, this is the first year we will be bringing our new dog along as well. What sort of ...
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Late submission of API data - what's going to happen?

I regularly fly to the US from the UK. I'm due to fly tomorrow, but only found out when attempting online checkin that the airline hadn't asked for the required API data. I've now submitted it (14 ...
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Travelling to Medina from Mumbai

I've booked a flight from Mumbai, India, to Medina (Madinah), Saudi Arabia, via Abu Dhabi. I am holding a visit visa, not an umrah visa. My traveling agent told me that Etihad Airways from Abu Dhabi ...
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Moose horn from Sweden to UK?

Am I able to bring a moose skull with horns in my luggage from Sweden to the UK?
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Difference between OnwardFlights.com and FlyOnward.com?

I found a thread on NomadForum.io discussing OnwardFlights.com and FlyOnward.com, both services seem legit as many people on that thread have used them. Each company provides the same service in ...
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OFII stamp issue [closed]

I am a Thai citizen and I am currently living in France with a student long-stay visa (1 year). I am planning to go back to Thailand this December for two weeks however my concern is about my ...
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How is the passport control situation in Paris CDG Airport?

After the Paris Attacks on November 13, France's President declared a state of emergency lasting three months. I guess this implies exhaustive security measures in this airport. If you have just ...
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How do I correct missing departure records? [duplicate]

I am a Canadian citizen. A few years ago, I had a four-month internship in the US. I entered on a J1 visa. After completing it and returning to Canada, I subsequently did two more four-month ...
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Entering canada without a return flight (visitor). Leaving and coming back

So I have spent a good bit of time in Canada, 3 trips of 3 months stay in the last two years. I have had no problems getting into and out of Canada in the past. I plan on going to Calgary again in ...
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Leaving France without having gotten OFII stamp

US passport. I have a long stay visitor visa in France for one year. I never got the OFII stamp/vingette. I know other people who have left France having never gotten OFII and had no problem. The ...
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Passport control within Schengen area [closed]

I'm latin-american, don't need visa to enter (90/180 applies). I have been living in Sweden for two years with a residence permit during which I finished a master and right know I am applying to ...
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Dual citizen entering the US on one passport and leaving on another

I am a Canadian and Dutch citizen. I am going on a trip to the Netherlands in January. I am going to be driving across the border (from Canada to the US), and then flying to Amsterdam, with a ...
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When can I return to the Schengen area?

I am Brazilian national and I overstayed my tourist visa in Switzerland because I was waiting for a residence permit. I first arrived on the 14th of June (through Amsterdam), invited by a Swiss ...
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Where can I find customs/import fees for Israel?

Where can I find the fees applicable for entering Israel (and declaring) more than the exempt amount of personal products (foodstuffs). I've found in multiple locations that I can bring up to $200 ...
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Beef jerky to Israel

For the purposes of customs, is beef jerky considered a raw meat product? In other words, can I bring beef jerky from the US to Israel?
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Flight connections from USA to Cali, Colombia through Bogota

I'm traveling from the USA to Cali, Colombia. I'm looking at flights and wanted a little advice. For the choices of flights I'll be arriving in Bogota, Colombia from the US about 6am on a Saturday and ...
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Under what circumstances can a foreigner enter Singapore without presenting proof of onward travel?

Among Singapore's entry requirements for visiting foreigners (accessed here) is: Onward or return ticket (if applicable) When is this requirement not applicable?
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Will I have any problem entering the U.S. with a band aid on my finger?

I am boarding a plane to the U.S. in the next few hours and I had to put 2 bandaids on my fingers because of an accident. Would this cause any kind of problem with the immigration official during the ...