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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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?

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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Green card holder: Change of address (AR-11 ?) while traveling outside of the US — what do I need to do and how to do it? [migrated]

I am a green card holder who also has a pending N-400 Application for Naturalization (already had the biometrics appointment). I am currently traveling in my homeland and staying with family. My US ...
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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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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 ...
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Train from EU to Kaliningrad

I'm an EU citizen, and I'd like to travel to Kaliningrad. I like trains, and there's a direct from St. Petersburg to Kaliningrad, with stops in Vilnius and Kaunas. However, neither the Russian ...
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Must US-issued enhanced driver licenses have a full middle name?

I understand that a US-issued enhanced driver license (or ID card) is a special form of REAL ID. The difference from regular REAL ID is the holder not only had to prove legal presence in the US, but ...
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Travel to Jordan, cross Israeli border and fly back from Tel Aviv

A friend (Swiss citizen) and I (French citizen) plan on going hiking in Jordan and Israel in February and March. What we plan to do: We will arrive by the same flight (but separately) in Queen Alia ...
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Driving to Dubai from Muscat

I'm driving to Dubai from Muscat and have heard that crossing the border can be difficult. In particular, there appears to be a specific border crossing only for expats. Any advice on how to do this ...
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How many airports around the world have border control for incoming domestic flights? [closed]

I've flown to various airports around the world and whilst international flights can have complicated rules around whether you have to go through border control (eg if the country is part of Schengen ...
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Crossing the US Canada border on foot (or renting a car)

To start, we have Canadian citizenship and passports. I have two questions: 1) Is it permissible to cross the Rainbow bridge on foot with luggage? We are currently on vacation in the US and can get a ...
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Crossing Swiss-Austrian border by foot

Is it possible to cross the Swiss-Austrian border on foot?
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How would the Customs procedure differ for a VWP-ineligible British tourist entering the US by land from Canada vs. by air from the UK?

I am a British citizen by birth and I have just found out that my great-grandmother is very ill in hospital. She is an American citizen by birth and has lived there for most of her life. I also have ...
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US citizen previously refused entry into the UK and been refused for visa. What to do now?

I'm so highly confused but maybe you guys can help me. My girlfriend lives in Bristol, United Kingdom, shes a British Citizen while I'm American. I'm not very good at explaining myself so beware but ...
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What happens to people stuck on a land border in North America? [closed]

My German friend's US Visa expires, and he plans to travel to Canada, where he does not need a Visa. However, he has overstayed in the past, and so I suspect he has a high change of being refused ...
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Can I vacation with my girlfriend who is already in the USA?

I know there are lots of previous questions about visiting boyfriend/girlfriend in the USA and I did look over them. They are very helpful. My case is a little bit different, so that I think it might ...
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Double citizenship (EU + Non-EU) - How to get the “Out” border stamp on my non-eu passport without leaving?

I have a big doubt related to the Schengen Visa immigration border process regarding double citizenship (EU + non-EU), specially with its "Out" stamp. I entered Italy with my Brazilian passport (got "...
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Bringing back new items to USA from Canada

I am a dual USA/Canada citizen, and I recently travelled to Canada by car, from USA, and in my car I had 2 laptops valued at $650 each. I declared them at the border and everything was fine. My ...
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What US border crossings have exit checkpoints?

The Lukeville border crossing (US-Mexico) apparently has a US exit checkpoint, which is a huge advantage for foreign visitors, as their exits need to be electronically recorded. (for those who don't ...
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What is the law on CBD oil brought into Mexico from Canadian visitors?

I learned that medical use of marihuana is legal in Mexico since 2017 but there's little information on regulations for the use of the oil as a visitor. It looks like the Mexican Government has ...
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Entering Russia on tourist visa with BlaBlaCar or hitchiking

I'm a Canadian with a tourist visa. Someone has offered me a ride from Riga to Moscow from BlaBlaCar and I wonder if I would be denied entry into Russia due to trying to enter from a private car ...
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In the Vienna-Bucharest train, info about border crossings, paying for snacks and sleeping car amenities

I will soon ride towards Bucharest from Austria using the Dacia Express train, on Vienna to Bucharest route. The usual expert sources (seat61) deliver valuable info; anyway, I still have doubts on ...
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Is there border control on Mt. Everest?

The international border between Nepal and Chinese-controlled Tibet runs through Mount Everest, which is reportedly getting crowded due to the large number of climbers (who mainly ascend the Nepali ...
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Can I leave Moldova through Transnistria?

What happens if I leave Moldova through Transinstria? I guess I won't get a Moldavan exit stamp, would that be a problem if I visit Moldova again? Wouldn't it look like I overstayed in the country ...
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How can a Green Card holder prove their length of absence when exiting and entering through a Mexican land crossing?

Me and a friend of mine who is a Green Card holder are planning a road trip from Seattle to Tijuana by car. To avoid a long queue we are planning to cross the Mexican border on foot and go back after ...