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This is a common situation, and it's generally no problem. I'll use A for the country you're in, and B for the country you're going to, but all the "flows" described here work equally well if you want to use your B passport to go to a third country. Case 1: Same name, dual citizenship OK If you have the same name in both passports (that is, same first ...


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All of the areas you mentioned are in the so-called Common Travel Area... The Common Travel Area (CTA) is a travel zone that comprises Ireland, the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey. In general, the CTA's internal borders are subject to minimal or non-existent border controls and can normally be crossed by British and Irish ...


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You describe a somewhat hypothetical situation that is unlikely to happen in real life. While you might be able to find a few corner cases, they are not going to be indicative enough where any sort of helpful answer can come from the internet. But to satisfy curiosity for the bulk of removal cases... If a person arrives in a county with a visa, and they ...


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This is not an "airline policy". The airline cannot choose to move a person around different countries against his will without lawful authority to do so. The policy is made by the law of the arrival country, and the airline is required to follow it as a condition of transacting business there. Ultimately the airline may be compelled by the arrival country ...


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If you are not a citizen, you can refuse to answer stupid questions, provided you don't mind being denied entry, flown home immediately at your own expense, and possibly having a much lower chance of being able to enter in the future. Otherwise, you need to answer the questions; countries are generally under no obligation to admit non-citizens (EU stuff ...


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That snippet you provided refers to time behind bars - in jail - in any case write to your local Australian embassy or consulate in the UK for advice.


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Can you go to the US as a tourist - yes, Will the past cause any problems - likely. Your early refused entry will be in the system and likely the CBP agent will see it on their screen when you are processed. You can expect a longer round of questions and probably secondary questioning (ie away from the initial counter). But assuming you didn't make a ...


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I'm fairly certain that that clause is talking about actual criminal convictions which you went to trial for and served (or were on probation for) a 12+ month sentence. However, going to Australia is a long trip, and I've seen people turned back at the airport before. I would suggest that you write a letter / send an e-mail to the Australian Consulate to ...


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An adult cicada will not shed its skin, rather a young nymph will shed it exoskeleton as it grows. Likely what you are talking about is the final shedding when the nymph emerges to become a winged adult cicada. I never knew cicada shells were popular in the USA (they are in China) as there are plenty of cicadas in the USA. You can bring a shell in*, as ...


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Long story short I can't find specifics on the subject of bringing the insect shells or casings into the US through customs, however, all of this is subject to regulations by the State where you're going and APHIS. The page from APHIS mentions email address where you can send the question and find out whether or not it would be legal to bring a cicada ...


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Atlanta has only one terminal, domestic and international together. They do have separate check in lobbies, one for domestic and one for international, but flights to Canada are considered "domestic" (though they won't really care if you check in at the international lobby either). You will clear immigration and customs in Calgary. There are no exit ...


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If you reside legally in Canada and have a valid multiple-entry B1/B2 visa, you have nothing to worry about unless there is some evidence that you are spending more time in the US than in Canada. You aren't, so don't worry.


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I'm not sure I qualify as a newcomer anymore, but I'll make up for it with my enthusiasm for karma whoring :) As Gayot Fow has already stated, the answers to your questions are: No No Yes To explain why, it boils down to the fact that as far as the EU is concerned, the "Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus" (TRNC) does not exist and the Republic of ...


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I travelled with Qantas from and returning to South Africa using South African passports with my wife and children, and the unabridged birth certificates, as well as the marriage certificate reflecting my wife's change of name were required at various points, including check in at both ends, and immigration on return to South Africa. To answer my own ...


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Previous answer from Afetter is right. I did enter Brasil with over R$10K and didn't pay any taxes. You have to fill the eDPV and declare it to the customs officer of the Receita showing the printed form (after the passport checking by the Policia Federal). They will count the money. If you don't declare the money and they find it, then it will be ...


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There are no tax to pay when you enter Brazil. If you have more than R$ 10.000,00 you will pay it in your Tax return (Imposto de Renda). There are a verification of amount of your declaration.


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I couldn't find a resource that clearly stated you should (or shouldn't) pay any taxes on it, but reading the instrução normativa (art 6º, §4º) published by the Receita Federal about tax treatment applicable to traveller goods it seems that taxes should be paid only if you bring goods above the US$500 limit, but not cash. It seems you must only fill the ...


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The VAT is not only for UK citizens, as it applies to anyone in the UK. Declaring and paying VAT on your items depends on how much the total of gifts & ring come to. If their total value is less than £390, you don't have anything to worry about. This is lower than the duty free allowance so you don't have to declare the goods. If you plan on leaving ...


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Neither. The CBP guidance notes say: Print your current street address in the United States. If you are staying at a hotel, include the hotel's name and street address. Print the city and the state in the appropriate boxes. Where your friend expects to be 10 days later is not current and that in your friend's case the port of entry happens to be in ...


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Having connected from the US to Canada via Toronto many times, I would be nervous about that connection if I were you. The walks will be long. Even without changing terminals, you can easily walk a full kilometer in Terminal 1 if your planes are at the ends of the concourses. The amount of time you'll need to wait in line for Customs is highly variable. ...


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The definitive answer is waiting for you at http://www.torontopearson.com/Connecting.aspx Assuming you meant Air Canada (a United partner) Yes, you will need your baggage while you clear Canadian customs, and then you will recheck it.


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You should be on a single ticket within the oneworld alliance. You should not have to collect your luggage and re-check it in despite changing airlines with some exceptions: If you are travelling on connecting oneworld flights, your luggage will be checked through to your final destination at the time of check-in. The two listed exceptions: If the ...


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I am assuming you have schengen visa and also visa to enter Georgia. I don't think you need transit visa at istanbul airport, if you are just changing planes. To answer to your question whether you need transit visa in Istanbul: http://www.mfa.gov.tr/frequently-asked-questions.en.mfa Its says there: Question: I will be flying to Europe. I know that ...


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I have asked the the entry clearance officer about this. I was told that the first entry into the United Kingdom using a new visa would get a stamp on the visa. I was also told that subsequent entries on an existing UK visa, i.e., already having one stamp on the UK visa, would get a stamp on the adjacent blank page if there is space, else on a nearby page.


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Will this cause any problem during my next visit? No. All entry clearances are stamped when the person clears immigration control. It is standard procedure and does not create problems. what is the significance of stamping on the visa? From the user's point of view, it shows when their UK clock started ticking. It also gives an audit trail of when they ...


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Given your description, it sounds like that the phones will remain in Australia with the children. If that's the case you will need to declare the phones and pay duty on them as the combination of the two will be above $900 in value, and you will also need to pay duty on any other goods you plan on leaving in Australia as once you're above the limit duty ...


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A multiple entry visa means you can visit multiple times. Unless there is something written on your visa restricting the number of times you can visit, you can come back and visit as many times as you like until the visa expires.


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Upon arriving in Japan (let's assume you're arriving at Narita Airport) you'll pass through the following steps (link) quarantine immigration baggage quarantine for plants/animal products baggage inspection and import tax At step 2 all people from all countries pass through immigration. Less important from where you came from is if you have a visa to ...


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Given that you are making one booking for the whole trip through onetravel i would assume you'll get a single ticket for all legs. Given that Qatar Airways and Malaysian Airlines are part the same Oneworld alliance, i would expect they have interline agreements to checkthrough your baggage for the whole journey. If not this travelSE answer covers the ...


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CBP is a federal agency as Ne An Derthal mentioned. As such they follow the same federally mandated guidelines at ALL postings, even the pre-clearance postings. The only real differences are 1: the mood and mindset of the particular CBP agent you deal with, 2: the destination you are flying from. The first is pretty hit and miss, as like ourselves CBP ...


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Not exactly what you asked, but I think you generally get an "easier" treatment using the preclearance facilities in Ireland at Dublin or especially Shannon. I don't think you'd slip anything past them (no more than anywhere else) but the process seems smoother and friendlier. Using BA Flight 1 which stops at Shannon for preclearance is my preferred way to ...


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So the trip is done.I talked to the customs people when I landed and they informed me that the limit is only for stronger drinks, beer has no restrictions.


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Well, after a couple of calls to the CIC Call Center (+1-888-242-2100), all I need is a photocopy of my current study permit and a photocopy of the application form that I'm using to get it fixed. I might have interesting times at the the customs, but apparently it will be OK. The important point here is that regardless of whether I physically have the ...


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US customs (technically either CBP or ICE) do have the authority to inspect your external hard drive and other electronic devices and there are a few criminal cases based on such searches. But they obviously cannot systematically inspect all devices or HD people carry through the border and would not be primarily looking for illegally downloaded music (if ...


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When and where would you make customs declarations when departing the U.S. by a scheduled passenger flight? You have to go to a customs office yourself, presumably before going through security (which could be taken as evidence that you did not intend to declare your gold bar). In most airports I have been to (admittedly most of them out of the US), ...


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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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