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The UK, the USA, Canada, Ireland and Mexico do not impose systematic exit controls on departing passengers. You were not "stamped out" because it is currently deemed an unnecessary use of resources. No such exit stamp exists. Your departure was recorded if you exited by sea, train or by air on a scheduled carrier.


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Travelling to the UK without nailing down an onward journey is a poor idea. Some background... Having an entry clearance basically implies that you have successfully completed your landing interview before you even arrived in the UK. Paragraph 25A of the rules makes this clear... An entry clearance which satisfies the requirements set out in article ...


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It also depends on what you are trying to keep out, specifically only the really dumb criminals get caught in customs. but there are some things that If you want them kept out require more diligence, but when my mother flew back to the United States from Belize They were checking all bags for meat. (There was a slight hiccup here as my mother had been caught ...


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My informal observations suggest that France unilaterally scaled down checks on its land borders a long time ago, both for immigrations and customs purposes (including on the border with Switzerland, even before it joined the Schengen area or formally associated with the EU). International airports and “external” borders are still actively policed for ...


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No. The Tampa - Chicago flight is an arriving domestic flight in Chicago, so obviously there are no formalities. The Chicago - Chennai flight is a departing international flight in Chicago, which you also don't go through immigration formalities for, because the US doesn't have any exit immigration formalities. In fact, many times departing international ...


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There are no customs nor immigration controls between Chicago and Tampa—they are both in the United States. (I assume you mean Tampa, Florida.) Assuming you are on one ticket, AA to BA: There is an airside bus from Chicago Terminal 3G and 3K to Terminal 5M, so no security either. There are stops near to Gate K19 and Gate G17 [as I remember]. Under one ...


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No, you won't need to recheck your bags at DXB. According to their website, they'll do that for you Passengers travelling from Emirates destinations will have their baggage checked through to their final destination. They will also receive their boarding pass for the flydubai sector.


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A birth certificate and social security card is not sufficient according to the rules. From WHTI Program Background: U.S. citizens entering the United States at sea or land ports of entry are required to present a WHTI-compliant document such as a valid passport, U.S. passport card, Trusted Traveler Program card (NEXUS, SENTRI, Global Entry or FAST), or ...


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If the two airlines have an interline agreement and are willing to help, the first airline can through-check your bag onto the second airline. However, many airlines have a policy of not doing this outside special circumstances. A minority of airports (the low cost terminal at KUL springs to mind) have a baggage claim before passport control precisely to ...


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No, you will pass through customs and immigration once upon your first arrival in the US (Newark, or Chicago). Your next flight to Houston will be a domestic flight with no customs procedure upon arrival in Houston.


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No. It's merely a reporting requirement, as an anti-money-laundering / drug-trade provision. You will be asked where and how you obtained the money. The country you are traveling to will likely also ask you to declare the cash, and may ask questions about it.


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I recently had this concern when traveling through Dubai with a companion who required a visa to enter UAE. Fortunately our two airlines (Emirates and BA) had a cooperation agreement which allowed us to check us and our luggage through to our final destination. Failing that, a lot will depend on your passport and the countries you are travelling through. ...


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Hopefully you were able to bring your deer skull home safely but if anyone else was wondering...here is a comprehensive list of sports equipment that you can and can't bring on airlines based in America. (Technically a deer skull would be sports equipment b/c it is a product of hunting.) Tld;r: While a part of it is based on international regulations, most ...


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Before bringing a laptop from the USA as a present, consider that it has the wrong keyboard, the wrong power plug, you need to make sure that it works with 220 Volt, the receiver may have a hard time getting warranty repairs, and the receiver will not have any EU consumer rights.


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Yes, you'll be liable to pay 20% VAT on a new laptop if its value is greater than €430 euro in to France from outside the EU customs area. On the plus side, there's no specific duty to pay (see "Ordinateur portable" on this page) You could try and just walk through the "nothing to declare" aisle anyway - but you'd then be smuggling and at some risk of ...


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No, there is no restriction on where you travel from, as long as the other requirements on the visa are met.


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I've had a malfunctioning barcode passport (those pre-biometric hologrammed ones) for 10 years. Basically ever since I first got the passport I was unable to successfully scan it anywhere I went. During that timespan I travelled many countries, including and not limited to the US, India and Australia, and it never worked. What happens in case the automatic ...


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Personally, I think you can do this with no bags with a 95% success rate ... but what is your plan if you fail? Are you willing to take that risk if you might have to buy a new walk-up ticket? KQ (Kenya Airways) arrives at Terminal 4 so you have a terminal change to Terminal 3 for your US Airways flight. KQ might through-check your luggage, but I would not ...


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I found this document online which I think would answer your question. Click the hyper link to direct you to the exact document. What is required to re-enter the U.S.? All U.S. citizens, including children, must present a passport or other approved travel document when entering the U.S. by air. U.S. citizens can present a passport, a NEXUS card at ...


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The last time I went to IST there was no xray customs inspection on the way out of the airport (if there was one I was not selected to go through it), but there is one on the way in at the airport entrance before the check in desk and a second xray scan at the real security check point. Information from July 2014


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Yes, Istanbul too have the same kind of system, For your kind information Istanbul have reestablished the new security system, I would like to mention here one news article posted in 2007 regarding Istanbul security system, in TODAYS ZAMAN, They have installed explosives detection system (EDS), the EDS provided luggage security in stages. The system has both ...


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So you moved out early 14 years ago and are concerned that you are on the watch list? Highly unlikely. Unless you made a complete mess of the place requiring a complete rebuild, your previous landlord did little more than not return your deposit and put a "for rent" sign in the window. This stuff happens every week, and it is simply not worth the building ...


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Stamping is not a must. These days technology is catching up fast, everything is recorded electronically. The moment you, airline or the passport control officer scan your passport, the job is done. Stamps are a mess, though it looks good it consumes space in passport for frequent travelers. I have traveled to all countries in Europe (as non EU citizen, ...


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Yes of course. Many people carry two cellphones all the time, one for work and one for personal purposes. Since you intend to leave the cellphones behind in Philippines, customs fees or import taxes may apply on arrival.


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After my research, you are able to take these 2 cellphones in your carry-on luggage, if they are in airplane mode because its restricted to have cellphone which is at (turn-on) profile with you but you also carry these things in your equipment which is in Separate part of plane........


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I did this once - a few years ago. I arrived in Beijing on Emirates Airways and was transferring to a domestic flight on China Airlines. The three legs (London to Dubai to Beijing to Dalian) were on the same ticket/reservation. If I remember correctly, I did have to go through the passport and visa checks in Beijing airport. I also had to get and recheck ...


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British Airways and US Airways are both part of the OneWorld alliance. As such, even if you were on two tickets, you'd be able to check your bags through. As it's all on one ticket, you will definitely be able to check them through (and that'll be the default). You'll hand over your bags in Rome, and won't see them again until Charlotte. (Check the baggage ...


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Base on this post, BA has interline baggage agreements with UA and you mae 2 flights in 1 reserve. So you don't have to recheck baggage.


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I have traveled with two laptops before several times. I carry one laptop in my carry-on luggage and another in my checked bags. It was fine. Nobody asked me anything through immigration check or security check. It is very common these days for one person to carry couple of gadgets with them while travelling due to work or other reasons. If asked in the ...


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It does not cover your exact situation (it's mostly about the older I-94 form) but this page from the CBP describes how to get CBP records corrected. As of writing this answer, you have to mail all the evidence of your departure, together with a letter explaining the situation to a company in Ohio (it used to be an office in London, Kentucky and the text of ...


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If you used an Automatic Passport Control (APC) machine, you will not receive an "Admitted" stamp. It should have been stamped onto the print out instead. Admitted stamps are sometimes presented in US Passports by US CBP: Wikipedia is ever helpful: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Us_stamp_2.png You can see that the "you must leave by" line has been left ...


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(I think this is more of a question for http://law.stackexchange.com/ than travel but I shall have a go at it.) They are not merely in violation of a rule, they are in violation of the law and potentially committing a criminal offence. Entry to the UK is tightly regulated by the Immigration Act 1971. The Act has been amended by many later enactments and ...


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The real question in your case is, what do you have to lose? The worst case scenario (and not all that likely) is that you will not be admitted. So you won't go to Seattle, but you'd simply be back in Vancouver. Other than missing out on a splendid city, nothing lost. That said, your working visa in Vancouver might work against you - an immigration officer ...


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You will be allowed to leave the USA without a problem, but unless you filed for adjustment of status, you will not be able to return to the USA for either three or ten years (depends on exactly how long you overstayed the visa waiver).


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You may well have a problem at the border, but should be able to resolve that with an explanation of what happened. Do be sure to bring proof of your residence in Canada, studying etc. Also bring evidence that you really spent the last couple of weeks or months in Canada. The big concern here is that at first glance it looks as if you were trying to game ...


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As US citizen you do not need a stamp in your passport, as you belong to the country. It is foreigners who need a stamp in their passport, as they can be asked to proof their right to be in the USA if stopped for whatever reason. Especially proof they did not overstay their visa and did not arrive illegally. Most countries in Europe never gave stamps to ...


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Since you're connecting Qantas to Qantas, you're entitled to use the free Qantas transfer service. Basically: On checkin in Melbourne, you'll get boarding passes for both flights and your bags will be checked straight through to SCL. (This means they'll be transferred through SYD for you, you don't need to pick them up or anything.) On arrival at SYD T3, ...


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No traveller clears immigration at a usual internal Schengen border, EU citizen or not. For all intents and purposes regarding travel the Schengen area can be seen as a single country. Almost every time nobody shows their passport or visa and there is nobody they could show them to. Note that there are some national visas which don't allow travel to all ...


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You may be able to get your girlfriend an EEA family permit as your "unmarried partner," if you can show that you and she are "in a lasting relationship." See https://www.gov.uk/family-permit/eligibility for more information. Because you are a UK citizen, you must also show that you are "exercising your treaty rights" by living (or by having lived) in ...


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This question arises all the time because they have never published a clear policy. They will, however, tell you their policy in a letter if you write to them. You should join the EU queue if you are married. Their policy is not to separate families during immigration control, and they will take all reasonable steps to avoid separating families. But ...


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I know from your other question that you're on a single booking, so... You won't claim baggage in Munich; it's just a normal international transit. You sit in the airport for a few hours until your next plane is ready to take you to Houston. In Houston, like everywhere else in the US, international arrivals have to carry their checked baggage through ...


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Almost certainly yes. If you look up average wait times at IAH you will see they are typically 10-15 minutes throughout most of the day, though in some cases (like very early morning) can be much longer. If the airline booked this all on one ticket, then they think you can make the connection, and they are responsible to put you on a later flight if you ...


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In actuality given where you are going there are public transit options available but again depends on the time of the day. You can take a train from Newark Airport to New Brunswick and then take 815/818 bus to get to the Hilton East Brunswick, so in this case the amount of time you spend in border control and customs won't really matter.


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Immigration and Customs is not easy to judge in the US. It all depends on flight arrival time, number of immigration staff on desks, any delays experienced to all incoming flights, if you get of the plane first or last, number of people to process, types of visas etc etc. In my experience I have waited between 30 minutes in line and 3 hours in line. If I ...


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I have no experience with Russian customs, but have no reason to believe they are more or less difficult than other border agents. So here's a more general answer, I hope it helps. For the damage If the damage doesn't affect any visa page or the personal information page, usually you're ok. Make sure that whole pages don't go missing, that could be a ...



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