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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Overstaying residence visa(work permit issued by UDI) in Norway by 1 day(5-6 hrs actually) [on hold]

I have been granted Trainee Work permit by UDI(Norwegian Directorate of Immigration). I applied for visa up till 11th July as my Employment Contract ends on 10th July. As for Norway, you get a ...
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Penalty for overstaying tourist visa in Taiwan

In Taiwan, what is the penalty for overstaying a tourist visa with legitimate reasons (for example, a flight was cancelled or delayed, or a transportation closure made someone miss getting to the ...
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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 I ...
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Will US CBP deny me entry because I broke a US lease in 2001?

I was in America in 2001 but broke my lease on the apartment I was staying when I was leaving. I have been invited to a wedding; will I be allowed in? I am taking my wife and kids but am scared I will ...
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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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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: ...
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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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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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argentina's customs [on hold]

I'm from Egypt and my sister live in Buenos Aires,Argentina and I bought a mobile phone for her it's I phone 6s plus and I will give her the mobile phone by a shipping agency and can you tell me that ...
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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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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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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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Exit before expiry of entry limit and re-entry [closed]

I left SA before my entry limit expired. I re-entered the same day and was given no limitation. Does the original limitation still count?
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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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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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what evidence is important to show that u leave the country at end of the visit? [closed]

Recently i was applied for uk visitor visa from india ..it has been refused.. My dad was sponsored me ..he is british citizen .. Documents i attached-- 1) Sponsership 2) additional letter in which ...
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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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Import handbag/purse into the US from Germany with Global Blue

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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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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What is the minimum wait before I may I re-enter the USA after a 90 day visit on the Visa Waiver Program?

I entered the USA on a three month visa waiver program from Australia. I am about to return to Australia and would like to come back again to the USA. How long do I have to wait until I can re-enter ...
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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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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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Father's name missing one letter in all my documents [closed]

My father's name in all my documents(including passport): Raj Kumar while my father's name in all his documents :RajaKumar. I have got admission for MS-Fall 2016. My father is sponsoring me,his name ...
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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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Re-entering the US for the third time in a year with total of 240 Days

I went to the US for 90 days on an ESTA in August to November. Then back to my home country for 1 month and then back again mid December until mid February and now I am going back again after 10 days ...
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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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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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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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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. ...
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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? [duplicate]

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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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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What countries allow the export of butterflies?

I have a strange question regarding moving butterflies from one country to another (kind of a lame explanation, but please bear with me). I am collecting butterflies (basically doing something like ...
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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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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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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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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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How efficient is the immigration service at Oakland?

OAK doesn't handle too many international flights. How efficient are CBP at processing arrivals for those it does handle? I'm arriving as a U.S. citizen from Stockholm on a Monday evening (scheduled ...
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Problem with my passport [migrated]

I was marry to EU spouse and living in Germany and I have my residence permit,already and I travel to my country and when I want to go back to Germany they said I can't flight they said I should ...
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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 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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Port of Entry travelling from Toronto (Pearson) to US?

I'm travelling from Pearson airport (YYZ) in Toronto to the US with a TN Visa application, which I'll need to bring to the "US port of entry." Will that be at my destination in the US, or does 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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Is the use of APC Kiosks quicker than the paper method

In a week I'll be traveling from Europe to Santiago de Chile via Atlanta-Hartsfield (ATL). Does anyone have experience with the Automated Passport Control (APC) kiosks at ATL? I have a relatively ...