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I will be travelling from New-York to Cuba as my flight back to Europe is from Havana. I will buy the tourist card from the US airlines I am traveling with but I need to select one option in OFAC form out of 12 options. What should I select? I will be in Havana for tourism for three days before as it seems tourism or transiting is not an option.

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    What is your nationality? Are you travelling independently or as part of an organised group? – Traveller Aug 9 '18 at 8:58
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    Indian national travelling solo with EU residence –  Kumar Aug 9 '18 at 9:14
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Note: It appears that recent US rule changes have made these OFAC declarations applicable to anyone transiting through a US airport whether they are a US citizen/resident or not. Thus it appears that the US won't permit anyone to travel from the US to Cuba for tourism. The original answer was:


For those of you playing along at home, here is a copy of the Cuba travel declaration.

You don't select one of the 12 options for US citizens/residents.

You should instead select: I am not a citizen or resident of the United States.

  • As simple as that? just declare you are not US citizen at immigration and fly?. thanks for the info –  Kumar Aug 9 '18 at 13:54
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    @Kumar The US - Cuba travel sanctions apply only to US citizens/residents. They're not applicable to anyone else. – Michael Hampton Aug 9 '18 at 13:56
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As stated in the answer to this later question Travel from the US to Cancun with a layover in Cuba as an European citizen Cuba travel restrictions apply not only to citizens and residents but to anyone within the US.

The change took effect from June 5, 2019. https://www.united.com/web/en-US/content/travel/destination/international/cuba.aspx

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