Tag Info

New answers tagged

3

If you read the description of the rules on importing goods from outside the EU on the official website, you will notice that: To qualify for the tax/duty free allowances you also need to meet the following conditions: You must transport the goods yourself. The goods must be for your own use or as a gift. So duty-free allowances in the EU ...


6

In general the way it works is that you pay duty when you import something permanently to a country. If you are visiting a country, you generally do not pay import duty on something you are bringing in temporarily. That's why you don't have to pay duty on things you bring with you when you visit a country as a tourist. The issue is that they have to believe ...


2

Another dual-citizen Kiwi here. Our government actually has pages on this, and whilst it's fine for you to travel on either passport, it's best to enter NZ when you return on your NZ passport - otherwise you're not technically a resident, and would have to have a visa and so on. The relevant links: NZ Citizen travelling on a foreign passport I hold 2 ...


1

You should not have a problem, but you should make absolutely sure you carry proof of your further travel with you. Your visa is free - but you still have to abide by the normal rules for visa on arrival which is three months validity on your passport; however as you are traveling onward this may be waived as you would probably be considered a transit ...


2

On the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in London site, I found the following: UK Citizens - Visit Visa Citizens of the UK (with right of abode in the UK) will be granted a free of charge visit visa on arrival in the UAE. No application in advance of travel is necessary. Please note that your passport will be stamped for 30 days upon arrival. If ...


3

What does not matter: • I am based out of Houston • paid in dollars • into my UK bank account What does matter: • it is for an American oil Company • I am training • I also undertake some classroom based courses • I also have spent time offshore on rigs in Nigeria and Korea • I only have an esta You have not mentioned: • ...


-2

As Tom says, you're not there on business. Business means at most things like going there as a purchase manager to negotiate a contract, or as as a CEO to for talks with a company you're considering to go into business with. And that's if the company you're representing is not a US company only most likely. Contact the embassy or consulate, ask them what ...


3

An ESTA allows you to come for tourism or business, but not for work or study. And it sounds like you fall into the later, though your company is trying to claim the former. http://london.usembassy.gov/niv/vwp3.html If you are in the UK, I would advise calling the Embassy for clarification, as they would be the most knowledgeable on your specific ...


5

Passportinfoguide has a surprisingly vague answer, but it does appear that it's about as specific as you might get, as many countries' embassies don't provide this information. From the page: There is no short answer that applies to every traveler. The requirement varies from country to country. If you have (4) blank pages then you are probably ...


0

Assuming he is British or has the necessary papers to enter the UK (for example EU citizen), and the problem is how to pay for a flight, you can use for example Western Union to send money so he can pay for a flight. That's their business and they have been doing this for years, so you can be quite sure that your money will arrive at the right person. They ...



Top 50 recent answers are included