Questions tagged [borders]

Locations of border crossings between countries, whether and when they are open, who may cross, and what must be done in order to cross.

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Would a hotel in Turkey question absence of entry stamp in passport?

I have the passports of countries A and B neither of which require a visa to Turkey (to avoid doubt, none of them is Turkish). I am planning to book a flight in passport A, present passport B at the ...
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Can a Non-EEA passport holder with a Biometric Residence Permit (BRP), who accompany EEA family, join the EEA queue at UK borders?

Can a Non-EEA passport holder with a Biometric Residence Permit (BRP), who accompany an EEA family member(/s), join the EEA queue at UK borders? I note that there have been several questions relating ...
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How seriously should I take a CBP interview where I was told I have a red flag and could only stay for 30 days?

I’m 20 year old girl traveling on a ESTA for the second time over a longer period. The first time I used it for a longer 2 months period in June. Then I went home for one month and now I am back. The ...
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What is the southernmost border crossing from Thailand to Myanmar that's open to foreigners?

There's a range of land border crossings between Thailand and Myanmar, but I'm having trouble finding solid info on them to choose which one to use. I'll be coming from Krabi, so I want the closest ...
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Is it possible for an expat living in UAE to go to Umrah by road?

I am an Indian citizen living in Abu Dhabi, would like to perform Umrah with family. I would like to travel by road in own car. Is it possible to do so with out taking any travel agency package?
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Crossing european borders by land

I'm an American in Ireland, I'm going to be entering the UK and then France by land. I heard if traveling by bus or car many European borders don't have custom stops when entering. How do I get my ...
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ID check crossing the Italian-Swiss border by train

I struggled to find this info online. How often is my ID requested and checked when crossing the border between Italy and Switzerland (and back) by train (suppose that I have nothing to declare to ...
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ID check crossing the Italian-Swiss border by car

I struggled to find this info online. How often is my ID requested and checked when crossing the border between Italy and Switzerland (and back) by using my Italian car (suppose that I have nothing to ...
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What documents do Irish border control require?

I will travel to Ireland next week with my sister. I have a study visa and she has a tourist visa. What kind of documents will the police ask for? I have already submitted travel insurance to the ...
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Non-Citizen of Canada entry to US via border

My brother lives in Canada and in the process of getting residency over there. He has another nationality and not very long ago has acquired B (not sure 1 or 2) visa to the US. He can go back and ...
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Passing border of North Macedonia as Albanian citizen with driver license as ID?

Can I pass the borders of North Macedonia as Albanian citizen with driving license as ID?
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Taking olive oil from Turkey to Germany in check-in luggage?

A friend of mine has relatives in Turkey who produce olive oil by themselves. Now he is travelling there to visit them and we are thinking about to get some of this delicious oil here on his way back. ...
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Waiting times at Ukrainian land borders

I am soon travelling to Ukraine by car and will be entering from Slovakia or Hungary. I have read many stories about the notoriously long waiting times at the Ukrainian land borders. Waiting times of ...
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Which rule(s) says a tourist visa holder entering via land border and staying near the port of entry does not need an I-94?

My "friend" (B2 Multiple-Entry Tourist Visa holder) recently entered from Mexico to the USA twice, about 10 days apart. The first entry was via the CrossBorder Express (CBX), over from an inbound ...
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Do I Need a Passport to Go to Europe? [closed]

If I will be going from Switzerland to Austria by car, will I need a passport?
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Importing decorated bottles of alcohol to the USA

I live in Vancouver, BC, Canada. I am planning to buy bottles of sparkling wine, decorate them (to the point where it won't be possible to read the label anymore) and cross the border to the ...
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Almaty to Urumqi by connecting train (via Altynkol and Khorgas)

Besides the direct train which runs twice a week (and, unfortunately, doesn't fit our planned schedule) what other options do we have to make the journey from Almaty to Urumqi by train/bus within a ...
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Land border crossing in Italy

I kinda had some problems with Croatian border police last days, they said I did not enough cash money(100€)to enter Croatia, but I did handle with some way and now I’m Slovenia. Now I’m planning to ...
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Denied entry in Croatia Border

I’m hitchhiking in Europe and it has been about a week and a half since the start. I’ve been in Greece, Albania, Montenegro and Bosnia. Today I wanted to move to Croatia from Bosnia(Bosanski Brod to ...
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Border control officer asking questions on leaving Canada

I have recently been to Canada. On my return flight to Europe, just outside airplane's door, I was questioned by the officer. I was asked where I was going to, how much money I have on me (and he was ...
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Tunnel or Bridge to Get to Windsor Train Station

Two other travelers and I are catching the 5:45 train from Windsor to Toronto this Friday. We are coming from Detroit and are wondering whether it is better to plan on taking the tunnel bus over or ...
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Driving from Bulgaria to Greece

I'm a US citizen driving from Bulgaria to Greece in a rented car. Where can I cross the border and what paperwork will I need?
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Kyrgyzstan - Re-entry under visa exemption

Holders of passports issued by EU nations are not required to obtain a visa for Kyrgyzstan up to the length of 60 days. My question is, are there any restrictions (Time limit) to re-enter the ...
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Can a non-EU citizen travel freely within the Schengen area without passport? [duplicate]

My current situation is that I have residence permit of Germany (as a stamp in passport) and I wish to apply for UK visa in next few days from Germany and won't have my passport anymore during the ...
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Crossing US border with music files I'm legally allowed to possess

Apart from directly buying digital music files, there are a few ways in which you could possess such files legally (at least in my country): Creating them from CDs you legally own, to make listening ...
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Updated Border Crossing Status Between Kosovo and Serbia

On my upcoming trip to the Balkans I'm looking to drive from Skopje, North Macedonia, to Tara National Park in Serbia via Pristina, Kosovo. As I plan to exit Kosovo directly into Serbia I would like ...
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Is it possible for EU passport holders to cross the border Laos-Myanmar somewhere conventiently overland?

Is it possible for EU passport holders to cross the border Laos-Myanmar somewhere conveniently overland? I would like to go from Laos to Myanmar by land if it's possible to go there now. Does anyone ...
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Passing border in car not owned by me

I would like to cross Poland-Ukrainian border by car owned by my friend, but friend does not go with me. I travel from Poland to Ukraine and get back 10 days later. What kind of documents should I ...
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Will being detained at the UK border raise a stop indicator flag? [closed]

I was detained and questioned at the UK border after attempting to travel visa-free. This may have been due to the fact that initially I said I was there for “tourism” and when asked if I had any ...
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Traveling to Canada by Car from U.S. without Passport and re-entering U.S. by car without passport? [duplicate]

I am looking to drive with a friend to Toronto this coming weekend for a basketball game. My U.S. passport is expired but I have a valid Drivers License and Birth Certificate. Will I be able to get ...
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Is Kew Pha Wok an official Thai-Myanmar border crossing?

In 2018, we (a party consisting of Thai and European citizens) visited Kew Pha Wok where we were allowed to cross the border without showing much official documentation or getting stamped. One person ...
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Crossing US/Canada Border for less than 24 hours

I don't cross the Canadian border by vehicle to the USA very often, and I'm not sure if it will pose a problem that I am crossing for an appointment with a tattoo artist in the morning, returning back ...
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Can a non-EU citizen with residency visa traveling with me come with me through the EU passport line, when entering Schengen area?

I’m doing some travelling with my mate in a few weeks and I was wondering if, to save time, he could come through the Schengen border through the EU Line with me even though he is not a citizen? I’m a ...
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Is there any parking in Guatemala near border with Honduras (near Copan Ruinas)?

Is it possible safely leave a rented car in Guatemala near border with Honduras (near Copan Ruinas) for one night? Thank you.
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Taking turmeric bulbs from Asia to Europe

My Asian sister-in-law was given turmeric bulbs by her mother. She is flying to the Schengen space via Taipei and then Amsterdam. Will those products be allowed in by EC laws?
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Would travelling to Russia for a business trip make it more difficult to enter the US later?

I work as a programmer for a research institute in Germany, which itself is a subsidiary of a larger French corporation. I am also not a German citizen, I am originally from Canada. We are finishing ...
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Can the dates of my ticket exceed the period I can stay visa free?

I'm allowed to stay in Taiwan visa free for up to 14 days. Is it okay if my ticket will be one with arrival say on May 1 and departure on May 30, but I will go to Hong Kong for a week in between (...
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Passing the Canada-USA border with the car of a friend [duplicate]

I am a Swiss citizen living in Vancouver, BC, Canada as a temporary resident (student visa). I am planning a small trip toward the USA and a friend of mine offered me to use her car for this trip. ...
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Are there currently any international land border crossings that rely solely on automated gates?

Wikipedia states that "Most e-gates (automated border control systems) have been deployed in airports in Europe, Australia and Asia." Are there any land border crossings that rely on automated gates ...
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Buying smartphone in US and bringing back to Canada

https://travel.gc.ca/returning/customs/bringing-to-canada/personal-exemptions-mini-guide Does this mean that if I buy an iPhone X in the US and bring it back to Canada, I would have to pay Canadian ...
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UK: Questions to NON-EU tourists prior to reaching the border [duplicate]

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS QUESTION IS NOT A DUPLICATE AS SUGGESTED. This deals with information provided BEFORE reaching the border. Are international (NON-EU/EEA/SCHENGEN) tourists generally required ...
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UK: Questions at the border for NON-EU visitors

Are international (NON-EU/EEA/SCHENGEN) tourists generally required upon entering the UK at the border to provide any information at all about the person they're visiting (both in case they're staying ...
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Crossing a border with an infant of a different citizenship

I am a French Citizen, and will be traveling with an infant (6 m.o.) who is an American and a French citizen (she has the dual citizenship). I have a French passport, she has an American passport, she ...
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Will a USA no-fly blacklist prevent Canada passengers from flying domestically?

Related to this question, apparently someone who is on a USA no-fly list will not be allowed on international flights between other countries, if they have a chance of overflying or diverting to the ...
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Passport/visa check traveling by coach from London to Paris

I will be traveling by coach (Flixbus) from London to Paris. I'm an Indonesian citizen with both tourist visas for the UK and Schengen area. From my understanding, there are usually two border control ...
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Use Nexus on same day as interview?

If I attend and pass my Nexus interview at Blaine, WA, can I then cross the border into Canada using Nexus? I'm asking because if I'm driving 2-3 hours to the border it would be nice to make a Canada ...
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Denied US Entry in 2012. Is this on my PERMANENT record?

I have French and Canadian citizenship. Back in 2012, after a J-1 internship visa in NYC (under my French citizenship), I left the USA and went to Montreal before the end of my J-1. I then tried to ...
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To England with Italian passport [closed]

This is my first travel to Europe (from Argentina, with Italian passport). I am quite scared for different checks in the border. Questions Is it possible to get into England without an end date? (I ...
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Crossing from US to Canada at the Peace Arch on foot

I would like to drive my friend (US citizen) in Washington State US to the Peace Arch coastal border crossing between Blaine US and Surrey CA, to visit Vancouver BC for a few days. Can I drop the ...
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Will I get another 30 days in SA when I travel to Zanzibar and other countries?

My boyfriend and I are in SA on a holiday, and only after arriving realised we made an error in judgement on the visa front. Turns out Poland (his passport) only get 30 instead of 90 days when they ...