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It is issued by DHS nowadays. The forms you're seeing haven't been updated since DHS was created; these matters used to be handled by the Immigration and Naturalization Service in the Justice Department (where most federal law enforcement was located), but in 2003 INS was split into various pieces and all were transferred to DHS (which was created that same ...


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As a citizen you can't be denied entry once you arrive on US soil. You will still have to prove you're a citizen, but the expired US passport will go a long way to do that. It is, however, still "unlawful" for a US citizen to enter the US without holding a valid US passport, no matter whether you have a different valid passport -- see 8 U.S.C. 1185(b) -- ...


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Hopefully they don't care, unless you're a "person of interest" to someone. That may unfortunately be way too often the case now with all of the overblown NSA tracking of everyone etc. And the NSA did absorb the US Customs service, so unfortunately they might. But for normal purposes, they only really care when someone enters, or when someone gets involved ...


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Yes, they almost certainly do know you've left. The US processes passport details for all air passengers through a system called APIS, and ties that to the electronic I-94 (arrival and departure record). You can check your US arrival and departure history online. This allows you to verify their record of your departure.


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As the flight Amsterdam to Budapest is a within Schengen, you go through immigration and passport control in Schiphol, Amsterdam airport. You will only go through customs when you leave the flight area of the airport, you will go through customs (the green and red channels where you declare what you have brought if you have something) in Budapest.


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Yes, always declare. If you get caught with it and you don't declare it, you'll be marked as a "smuggler" and that will stay on your file for years. Every time you travel, they'll see that and you'll be more likely to be stopped. It happened to a few people I know. Also, if you want to apply for Nexus or Global Entry, you'll probably be denied.


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Yes, you have to declare it. Here is the form. There is no ambiguity ("including gifts for someone else" or "will remain in the U.S." covers either situation of you being resident or not). I'm not a customs broker (so E&OE), but the harmonized tariff code for iPhones appears to be 8517.12.0050, which would appear to be free of duty. Your friend may ...


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These are two different questions. One is about immigration and customs at entry, the other is about pre-flight security. On customs and immigration, your electronic items are not a problem; probably no one will even look in your bags unless you get sent to a secondary screening for other reasons. However, if you are searched by customs, it will look like ...


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Your comment was "I feel that I might be carrying too much with me." You have 2 laptops, 1 tablet, 2 mobiles, and 1 ipod, 1 camera and 3 external hard disks. The answer is "Yes, you are carrying way too much!" The first question I would ask is, "Why are you doing this to yourself?" I understand the two laptops but why burden yourself with so much other ...


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I always stick on one or two blank pages a small paper with the written mention " PLEASE DO NOT STAMP ON THIS PAGE !! " And it works fine, never had any trouble and have kept my passport valid till the end.


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The only potentially confusing part of this trip will be your transfer through O'Hare. But there are some ways you can speed this up. You will arrive in Terminal 5 at O'Hare, and you will transfer to your flight to LAX in one of Terminals 1-3. Since you're from a Visa Waiver Program country and you are traveling on an ESTA, you may be eligible to skip the ...


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The flight ORD-LAX will be a internal US flight. What will happen is the following: You leave your plane in Chicago, go through immigration, collect your luggage, go through customs and then leave the secure (airside) area. You then recheck your bag and go through security. This process is usually well described by signs and you just have one way to go ...


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You will clear US Customs and US Immigration at Toronto prior to arriving in the United States, in a procedure called Preclearance. You no longer need to collect your baggage for inspection but of course US Customs may inspect your bag if they wish. You do not need to go through Canadian customs. The procedure is well sign posted: follow the purple signs. ...


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Generally, you clear US customs and immigration at your first point of entry into the country. In your case, that is Newark. There are a few airports outside the US that offer "preclearance": you can clear US customs and immigration before departing. Most of them are in Canada, Ireland or the Carribean. London Heathrow is not among them.


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It's fine, at least as far as the airline is concerned. This situation is very common and airlines are quite used to dealing with it, plus all they care about is whether you will be let into your destination. So: Book your ticket with the name in your Canadian passport. Show the Canadian passport when checking in for your flight. Show your Bahraini ...


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As drat's answer explains, it's technically possible, but it's also illegal. There's a sign ahead of Immigration that says "No entry except for passengers with boarding passes and proceeding to their next destination", so if you enter and do not proceed to your flight destination, you're trespassing. This is not a dead letter either: several fans of a ...


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TL;DR: there is no distinction between arrival area and departure area, so it might be possible. However, there will be logistical and possibly legal problems. I don't think it will be worth the risk. As of the logistic part of the question, this is absolutely no problem. At Changi Airport, the arrival and the departure zones are linked together and you ...


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It will depend greatly on the layout of the airport. There are two major models: The airport is a transfer hub, the whole concourse is considered an international area, arriving and departing passengers mix. The airport is a national gateway or a primary destination. Arriving and departing passengers do not mix. Heathrow is an example of the former. You ...


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I think @uncovery is right. For 200USD customs would not ask for any proof. I carry USDs all the time. I have never been asked to show any proof whatsoever. Customs only ask when it exceeds $5,000 or in some countries $10,000. You might want to read the next point in the link you shared Any person resident out of India is allowed to take out of India ...


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No. You will need to go through passport control in Paris and enter the Schengen zone, collect your bags, and re-check them in at the EasyJet counter, and exit the Schengen zone again. EasyJet does not have luggage interline agreements with other airlines and will not accept interline baggage from them, even if they are so tagged. EasyJet also enforces ...


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Standard disclaimer: the information below is not a legal advice and may not be interpreted as such. We cannot give any legal advice and the information below is my own interpretation of the UK law. While it's technically legal to bring it into the UK, there are three things to consider. UK laws on carrying such a knife. A lock knife is an illegal ...


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You can import lock knives into the UK. Quoting from the HM Revenue & Customs Border Force governmental page on importing offensive weapons: Offensive weapons that can be imported Not all offensive weapons are controlled when imported. The following are classed as non-prohibited offensive weapons: antique weapons - generally over 100 - ...


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Since you withdrew it from an ATM the exchange has been done by your bank, which is authorized to do that. The question is rather if the customs offices on departure will ask you for a proof of that. If you can find a print-out of your bank statement where the withdrawal is noted, it would be a good thing to carry along, just to make sure. However, I would ...


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No. The UK does not participate in US Pre-Clearance. As such, it is not possible to clear US immigration and customs in any UK airports If you wish to avail yourself of UK pre-clearance, your nearest option is the Republic of Ireland. Both Dublin and Shannon airports feature US pre-clearance. We've a few questions on that here already if you need more ...


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According to the US Customs and Border Protection there is currently no US Immigration preclearance location in the UK. That doesn't mean that there won't be any in the future as: Beginning in 2015, the United States intends to enter into negotiations in order to expand air preclearance operations to new locations. Now as far as clearing immigration ...


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Yes, you are importing a new device into India. Using it before coming home doesn't absolve you of duty.


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You don't pass through immigration in the US when you leave, only when you enter. So there is no reason why you shouldn't be able to use your British passport to enter the US, and then use your Jamaican passport to re-enter Jamaica. Also, as a Jamaican citizen, you should be allowed to use your passport to re-enter up until the day of expiration.


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As a standard operating procedure JetBlue suggests to check-in 3 hours before departure. This is coherent with the travel tips on the Nassau Airport website, which also suggest to arrive 3 hours before the departure of your US-bound flight: Plan to arrive at the airport at least three hours before your U.S.-bound flight and two hours for all other ...


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There is an explanation of the specifics of who is eligible to file a single form 6059-B. Basically you need to meet 3 conditions for eligibily according to CBP. Are related by blood, marriage, or adoption; Lived together in one household at their last permanent residence; and Intend to live together in one household after their arrival in the ...


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I assume that you and your mother do not reside together, since you write that she is on a visit while you are going home. If this is in fact true, you should file separate forms. The definition of family members has been expanded to "members of a family residing in the same household who are related by blood, marriage, domestic relationship, or adoption." ...


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You will not be able to collect your bags, as there is no airside baggage claim in Oman. At some airports (like Dubai), there is a (premium - ie, paid) service for transit passengers that allows staff to collect bags and re-check them in for the next flight - but this depends entirely on the airlines involved as some do not allow this. At Muscat ...


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On your way to Buenos Aires, you will only go through Immigration and Customs upon arrival in Buenos Aires. There are no border formalities leaving the USA, other than having your passport checked by the airline at check in time. On the way back from Buenos Aires, you will go through US Immigration and Customs in the first city you land at in the USA, ...


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There is no exit customs or immigration check when you leave the USA. You will therefore do this neither in Portland nor Atlanta. The airline will, however, pass your information on to the US immigration authorities. Whether they gather this information at your initial check-in or at the gate on your transfer probably varies from one airline to the next. ...


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There are no duty fees applied to checked baggage when departing Malaysia, assuming you are not exporting large amounts of commercial items, alcohol, tobacco, etc. The only baggage fees would be those that the airline might impose. You do not need to prove financial ability when departing Malaysia, the only country that would be concerned about your ...


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As others have mentioned, you will certainly need to declare it. France is on the Department of Agriculture FMD approved country list, which means the cheese should be OK to bring in, as long as it is less than 10kg, commercially prepared and packaged and intended for human consumption. Source From the information I could find, the only sticking point ...


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I emailed the embassy of the USA, and their answer was that once I left the US soil, there is no procedure to report a departure in case of lost I94. They added that a stamp obtained when entering another country (crossing the land border to Canada in my case) was enough to prove I left the USA. For a next visit to the USA, I shall keep the entry stamp as ...


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My experience with overstay undesirable status:I am a USA citizen & Peace Corps Volunteer and I was serving in Lesotho when I had an accident & broke several bones. I was transported to Bloemfontein where I was hospitalized for 5 weeks before returning to the USA to complete my recovery. When I initially crossed the Lesotho-South Africa land border, ...


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The question on the landing card is: Are you bringing into Australia: […] Meat, poultry, fish, seafood, eggs, dairy, fruit, vegetables? This is pretty broad and definitely includes cheese. Also, as the card implies, you should always check “yes” and/or seek advice from customs officials if you are unsure (that's true everywhere). At the ...


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Picking up and rechecking luggage will require going through Immigration to enter and leave Oman, so... Yes, you will need a double-entry transit visa. Since you need to pick up and check in luggage, this is not just a transfer. As a rule, no: since your flights are separate, neither Turkish nor Air India is obliged to help you. Two potential solutions: ...


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Since it has been more than 90 days since you last entered the US, and more importantly since you were only in the US for a day (and should have a passport stamp from returning to Canada that shows this), you should have no trouble returning for a holiday. The 90-day rule you have read about is often misinterpreted. It is a rule intended to prevent visa ...


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Here's the instructions for OSL https://avinor.no/en/airport/oslo-airport/plan-your-trip/transfer/ Contact the border control for help to get to the non-Schengen transit area.


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The general rule for customs in the EU is that you're only customs processed at your final destination -- except if you leave the airport terminal at an earlier transfer point. Usually customs will be located right after the baggage reclaim at the destination airport, and there will be signs directing you to choose between green lane (nothing to declare), ...


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Once you enter the Schengen area you don't go through custom until you leave it, like when you travel inside the US. So they will check your passport in Spain when you arrive, then nobody will check you in Spain. It will be like to be in the same big European country. Update I missed the thing that you have to declare your dog at customs. so you will ...


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For the first part of your question "what UK Immigration...check in their computer"... Immigration Officers at the border are obliged to examine all passports at ports of entry and to check them against the records stored upon our database; this is accomplished by means of the scanning process you have observed. I can confirm, however, that the ...


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Yes, you need to do a whole nine yards, Canada Border Services, Claim Baggage, Check-in, Baggage Drop-Off, Security, U.S. Customs & Border Protection (since it's a pre-clearance airport). It'll be a lot of fun (not).


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Since you're all on one ticket, you don't need to worry. I wouldn't plan anything right after your scheduled San Diego arrival, but I wouldn't worry too much Finnair use the American Airlines terminal in JFK, terminal 8, which should help a little bit. When you get off the plain, look for a member of AA staff (may also be dressed as OneWorld), who'll ...



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