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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Visitor in Canada for 6 months, then re-entering for only 2 weeks: Do I need an extension? Can I re-enter during the “implied status” period?

I arrived in Canada in January (as a visitor without a visa) to attend one exchange semester at a Canadian university. I am finishing my school this month and plan to travel across Canada with 2 short ...
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New Visa Waiver Program rules for business people who have visited Iraq

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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What does “UOPI” on a US passport stamp mean?

A US immigration officer wrote "UOPI" on my passport. He suspected that I wasn't actually visiting the country for tourism but intending to work there. What does this term mean:
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Travelling from Bulgaria to UK via Turkey, will I have issues with tobacco products bought from the EU?

So basically I will travel from Sofia, Bulgaria to UK, but I have a layover in Turkey. Previously I've flew the Bulgaria-UK route, but only within the EU borders. Usually when I do so, I buy ...
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Why does immigration check passports at some Schengen-only terminals?

I regularly fly from Prague airport where there's a separate Schengen-only terminal (Terminal 2). The terminal is completely separated from foreign flights and on arrival there's no passport control: ...
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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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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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Travel from and to UK with 2 passports

I have 2 Moroccan passports, one is out of date, but has the indefinite leave of remain visa, the other up to date. I did this before, travel from Morocco to UK using this method, but they asked too ...
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Reentry with I-94 but without expired visa-bearing passport

I've exited the US for a short (few days) trip to Canada. I've used my passport, but forgot to take my old passport — which has my (unexpired) US visa (tourist). My current passport carries my most ...
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Do I need to pay duty tax on my own possessions I bring with me to Jamaica?

I am traveling to Jamaica for my honeymoon on Monday of next week. This article says that visitors to Jamaica may need to pay duty tax on certain items, and to follow these steps to avoid doing so: ...
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Is travel sponsorship equated to remuneration for visa purposes?

This question came in -part due to this question. I'll be traveling to South Africa for an open-source conference for which I'll get my flight-tickets reimbursed at the end of the conference. ...
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When do I have to pay for the Mexican tourist card?

I have a question about Mexican tourist cards, or whatever they're called these days. There is now a fee, a little more than $20. According to some sources, a traveler only has to pay this once per ...
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Can I bring a brand new, package iphone into Costa Rica for another person?

Will I get in trouble with TSA/airport security for bringing a brand new, packaged iphone in my carry-on luggage from the USA to Costa Rica?
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If traveling from LAX to Bali, with a 4 hour layover in Taipei. Would I need to go through customs in Taipei?

Additionally, do I need to hold any special visas upon entry to Bali? Or am I granted one upon entry??
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Is it possible to bring Tramadol into Qatar?

Can I bring Tramadol from another country into Qatar? Will Customs take action if I bring Tramadol into Qatar?
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Will a non-EU citizen get stamped with a family permit at the airport?

Is it true that a non-EU citizen will get stamped with a family permit at the airport when arriving in the UK with their EU spouse? My husband and I lined up in the non-EU line when we arrived. I am ...
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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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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 ...