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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UK Visa Recommended Leave

Is there any recommended day to leave the UK before your visa expires? Should you leave 5 or 10 days before the visa expires?
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Is the Kosovan-Serbian border between Mitrovica and Novi Pazar open?

Looking at Google Maps, it would appear that there is no border control on the road between Mitrovica (Kosovo) and Novi Pazar (Serbia). Link Is this the case?
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Mexican entry tax overland from Belize

I arrived to Mexico from Belize yesterday. We travelled overland and arrived at the immigration area (subteniente López I believe). After a long queue to the migration official, he insisted we had to ...
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US Border With British Wife

Hopefully a quick question - I am a US citizen currently residing in the UK on a visa. I am traveling to the US for 2 weeks with my wife, who is a British citizen. We do not yet share a last name (due ...
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US Border With EU Wife [duplicate]

Hopefully a quick question - I am a US citizen currently residing in the UK on a visa. I am traveling to the US with my wife, who is a British citizen. We do not yet share a last name (due to just ...
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Passport control: Should we approach one-by-one or as a group?

My friend and I are currently waiting for our visa applications to be processed. If we end up obtaining a visa, once we travel to the Schengen zone, should we approach the immigration officer together?...
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Can you enter South Ossetia from Georgia?

As the title says, is it possible to enter South Ossetia from Georgia or do you have to enter from Russia? Btw, I'm from Denmark if that matters.
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Cross US border with two laptops

I'm a canadian citizen and I have to go to the United States for business purpose by airplane. I was wondering if it would look suspicious either to the US or CAN border to go through with two ...
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Can I travel from Serbia to Budapest with just my Czech Republic ID? [duplicate]

Does the train from Beograde to Budapest stop at the border or does the passport controller come into the train?
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Handing in the attached paper on my passport

I am Brazilian and I was in Canada for studies. Since I have a US visa, I came to New York for a few days by car just to visit my cousin. Today I'll head back to Canada by bus and I am wondering what ...
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How to request for translator at Australian Border Control in advance?

How can one request for a translator of a certain language to be present at Sydney Airport's border control, while travelling to Australia?
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Is there any country in South America that doesn't allow multiple entries within a certain period of time? (Anti Visa Run) [closed]

I'll be traveling in South America for a a while and will more often than not cross a border. I won't be staying in any country longer than the 90 days I'm allowed to anyway (so no Visa Run necessary ...
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Why is there a special access to Maramureș on Ukrainian side

Next month, I'm having a trip to Ukraine and then to Romania through Marmaros masif. However while seeking info, I've also found on Czech General Consulate in Lviv sites, that I need a special ...
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What documents are required to cross the Canada-US border by sea or land [duplicate]

Am I allowed to cross the Canada-US border by sea or land if I am not a citizen of either country? I have a valid Australian passport and have entered both countries by air. I have a USA-ESTA and ...
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How to reach Treriksröset?

Treriksröset is a point which borders Norway, Sweden and Finland. Now the question is, how to get there? Take a look at this map: The closest route is the E8, but it takes 5 hours to go by foot or ...
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Is it possible to cross the border at Wagah with a private car? [duplicate]

I'm an Indian citizen planning to travel from Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) to Calicut (India) by car. I want to know whether I can cross the border at Wagah with my car.
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Does declaring items on customs necessarily imply taxes owed?

If an item needs to be declared on customs for any country when arriving by airport, and you declare that item, does that necessarily mean that you will need to pay duty/taxes on that item?
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Can you throw away electronics within a foreign country as a tourist? [closed]

Suppose, someone enters a country as a tourist and brings in personal electronics. Suppose, the electronic breaks inside the country so it becomes useless. Can that tourist then throw away the ...
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Rent a car with unlimited mileage in southern France and drive to Croatia

I'm looking for a car rental agency in the south of France that allows me to drive to Croatia without extra mileage fees. I only checked with subsidiaries of rental companies like Europcar, Sixt, ...
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How can I avoid being shown in a border control reality show?

Many countries now have popular reality shows which are filmed at immigration control (e.g. Australia, Canada, and the UK). These programs film both ordinary and scandalous events, and there is at ...
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Any law forbids taking pieces of rocks out of Scotland?

I've found some nice small pieces of rocks on a beach in Scotland, I'd like to take them home for my fishtank. Is there any law forbiding it? Would I have any trouble at the airport? I'll be traveling ...
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Previously denied entry from Canada to USA. Does that technically count as setting foot “on US soil”?

15 years ago, we decided on a whim to get lunch in the USA as we were passing near the frontier on a road trip in Canada. We did not know the exact requirements, and as we lacked an address of ...
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Carnet de Passages when entering Iran via Turkey

We attempt to drive into Iran from Turkey via Bazargan border. We hold the Lithuanian citizenship and have a valid visa for the Iran. We passed the Turkey control and are currently stuck between the ...
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Brazil-Venezuela border status

Later this year I'll be visiting northern Brazil and I'm considering going to Roraima in Venezuela (assuming it will be safe enough). Apparently the border between Brazil and Venezuela in Pacaraima is ...
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Is the US border police correct when he says photo ID is no good?

I'm an American citizen and was returning from a trip to Canada. I had a driver's license, a copy of my birth certificate, and my social security number. The US border police said it's no good, they ...
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Is there border checking when traveling between Norway and Denmark?

I will be visiting Norway and Denmark on my next trip, and I was curious if there is border control when traveling by car or train or not. I'm non-European holding short-term Schengen.
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Is an ESTA valid for 90 days in total or 90 days at a time?

An ESTA allows me to stay in the US for up to 90 days and it is valid for two years. I see two ways to interpret this: The ESTA expires when 90 total days in the US or two years from approval have ...
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Will I have exit issues at Moscow airport leaving 1 hour after my visa expires?

I am travelling to Moscow. My visa is stamped from 08 July to 15 July. My return flight is on 16 July at 1 am from Domodedovo Airport. Will it be okay for me to travel?
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Crossing Hungarian-Serbian border with Dutch driving licence

I will be hiring a car in Hungary, then cross the border to Serbia. Officially you don't need an international driving licence because Serbia is supposed to accept Dutch driving licences. However, we ...
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Double nationality - leaving/entering Europe with ID card

I have a booked flight (cannot cancel it), my passport is expired and I cannot renew it in time. Also I have a double nationality, in fact I am a Greek, born in Russia and living/working/studying in ...
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Can I use both of my passports when I enter another country?

I have two passports, from two different countries. I want to visit another country. I have visa valid for one month on one passport. When I arrive in the country I want to visit, is it possible to ...
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Can I use a FIFA FAN ID to enter and leave Russia for tourism purposes?

I am currently in Russia on a 90-day student visa that expires in September. I have tickets to attend the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 final match on July 2nd. Attending this event requires ...
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Does the entry into Laos from China at the Mohan/Boten crossing have any extra fee besides the $30 visa-on-arrival fee?

I've done this crossing several times, at least once in this direction, but don't remember everything. I have more than enough US dollars for the visa on arrival. But I only have $20 and $10 bills. (...
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At the border: Canada ETA for Dutch citizens

I am visiting Canada for 3 weeks. I have a Netherlands passport. I will be arriving by air, and have applied for and received an ETA. I was wondering if anyone else on here has visited Canada with an ...
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Can a non-EU citizen with an EU residence permit cross the border in the EU citizen channel? [duplicate]

This is the question I am really eager to know. If I already have an EU residence permit from Poland, when I enter into the EU zone, can I line up in the same channel as EU citizens? Or is there any ...
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Notify border control on additional visits

I have UK travel visa (Standard Visitor), visited it once. Do I have to declare the intention (e.g. tourism) for additional visits to border control? If yes, how should I do that properly?
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Refuse to answer questions at border control

When returning from a long holiday, rather than the usual cursory glance at the passport and wave through, the person behind the passport control desk started asking a whole load of rather intrusive ...
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Are there normally passport checks when entering Great Britain from Northern Ireland?

When I arrived by ferry from Belfast (Northern Ireland, UK) to Birkenhead (Merseyside, England, UK), police were checking all (foot) passengers for their passports (perhaps car passengers too — I ...
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Entering Canada from the US by bus

I shall be visiting Canada during the summer, however, I will be entering the country by bus from New York. Would I still need an eTA to cross the border? I will be coming from Malta (Europe+EU ...
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Crossing Schengen borders six times during a vacation with different intentions. How to proceed with visas? [duplicate]

Citizen of Russian Federation, permanent resident of the USA needs to travel through Schengen 3 times in a short time span (3 weeks), each time with a different purpose. is traveling on the following ...
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How to turn in FMM and get exit stamp in passport if leaving Mexico by Greyhound bus?

I entered Mexico by air and received an entry stamp and an FMM card, but am planning to leave by land. I'm going to fly into Tijuana airport and take the Greyhound bus from there to north of the ...
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Can a dual citizen disregard border controls?

There are many places in the US-CA border which are unguarded or "honor system". In one on a recent documentary, vehicles stopped at an unmanned inspection station and picked up a "white courtesy ...
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How can I ensure my exit from the US by land is recorded?

Seeing as the US does not perform border control on exit (save for occasional spot checks, usually when traffic is moving slowly at the border), how do I make sure my exit by land is recorded so that ...
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USA I94 validity after entry/exit via air then entry/exit via land [duplicate]

I am a UK passport holder currently living in Canada. I recently visited Alaska and travelled via air and was issued an electronic I94. The I94 website shows that my I94 has an admit until date that's ...
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entering Canada without US passport [duplicate]

I know that technically it's possible to do so using only a birth certificate and US drivers license. However there is a difference between what is technically possible and what happens in practice, ...
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Are North Cypriot land border crossings equipped with passport stamps?

A friend and I may go to North Cyprus and Cyprus. We would enter at Ercan Airport, and as he's on a (British) passport, he would get an entry stamp (as North Cyprus is not in the EU). However, I've ...
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Are there cross-border buses between Cyprus and North Cyprus?

I'm curious whether there are any buses that cross the Cypriot-North Cypriot border. In particular (but not only) from Ercan airport
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Tourist in USA, can I go to Canada and come back? and does that reset my 6-month stay?

I'm a tourist in USA (I have 6 months as legal period). I will go to Canada for 2 or 3 months (I have ETa) so no problem. My question is if I will have any problems to enter USA again. I heard some ...
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Travelling to Northern Ireland from Republic of Ireland

I am a non EU National and currently residing in Ireland. I intend to travel to Northern Ireland (i.e. Belfast) by road and also possess a UK Standard Visitor Visa. Is there any Immigration Control ...
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What did I do to set off a siren at the automated e-passport gates in Heathrow arrivals? [closed]

Earlier today as I put my passport in an automated e-passport gate on the way back into the UK at Heathrow Terminal 3, a siren went off (!). What could that mean? Did I make a mistake using the ...

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