Questions tagged [usa]

Large English-speaking country in North America between Canada and Mexico, and Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. Used for questions on traveling from, to, or through the USA. For general questions about North America, use the [north-america] tag but be more specific (eg State) where relevant.

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How far back the uk does background checks for naturalization [migrated]

How far back does the uk naturalization background checks goes for an overseas British territory applicant? My brother had entered us in 2002 on a different passport he was sent back the same day ...
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Going to the US for Christmas from Spain

I want to visit my girlfriend who lives in the US. I would like to go for Christmas, and I'm a little lost because I have never left my country. I have been doing research, but I'm too new at ...
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Applying for a UK Tourist Visa in the US as a visitor

My mother will be visiting me here in the US shortly and will be staying with me for a couple of months. After her visit here, she would like to travel directly to the UK to visit some relatives there....
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Getting US COVID-19 booster certificate if first 2 doses were abroad? [closed]

I got the first 2 Pfizer doses in Israel more than 10 months ago, and would like to get the booster here in the US given that I live here. Will I get a US certificate if I only get the booster here? I'...
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What is the geometrically westernmost island in Alaska?

I looked up "westernmost island in Alaska", and found out that it is called Attu Island. However, this island is in the Eastern Hemisphere and can therefore also be considered one of the ...
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Reuse picture for visa (US & EU)

US I got one type of US visa years ago. I applied for a new type of visa recently. I used the same picture again for DS160 and it didn't give me any warning. Can I take the same physical picture to my ...
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Can a US physician prescribe medications to non-US residents?

Suppose I travel to the US and stay there for a prolonged period of time. Can I meet with a registered physician and have him/her prescribe me meds? Notes: I'm a EU resident. I have neither a US ...
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Covid test 3 days before flying

I'm traveling to USA and need to get a covid test "within 3 days of departure". What does it actually mean? I'm flying on Wednesday. Does this mean I can get the test on Sunday/Monday/...
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US Tourist Visa - If I move, do I have to pay the fees again?

Some locals state that they got their tourist visas in last few months. Some locals state that current appointments are given for 2023 at the soonest. Some locals state that they were able to change ...
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I flew on a plane during 9/11 [duplicate]

I was on a flight when the World Trade Center was attacked. I was wondering if I could find the flight that I was on. I flew from Charlotte to Orlando.
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What's the point of having a Good To Go! pass aside from avoiding the extra 25¢USD/trip?

I drove through some bridges and tunnels in Seattle, some of which had a toll fee levied by the Good to Go toll collection system. When creating a "Good to Go!" account, I see on https://...
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DS-160 Form info after submission

I have submitted my DS-160 form and taken an appointment date already. Now, when I went to the CEAC website again and retrieved the form by creating a new application, I see that the answers of some ...
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Will a recent change to me being a Canadian PR make any difference to me getting a visa?

I'm a French Citizen with a French passport. I need to apply for a B2 visa for the USA as I visited a country that makes me ineligible for an ESTA / VWP. I only want to go on vacation for a week or so ...
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Flying to the USA on BA - VeriFly app

I'm flying from UK to USA on 1 December 2021 with BA. Reading through the entry requirements on BA site, I come to the part about verifly app: Get your documents prepared and approved in advance ...
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Does the US allow applying for visas on two different passports

I have two passports (neither of which is a US one). I plan to apply for a US work visa using one of my passports, and then apply for a US travel visa using the other passport. Is this allowed? I want ...
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Moving to US from Spain [migrated]

I am an Spanish citizen and I wanted to go to the US. I am about to finish university and I can do the last semester abroad while working, and that was my plan. I am checking job offers there and I ...
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In-Transit Waiting Area in USA Airports?

I'm interested in finding out a little history on how International Transit has worked historically in the US. I know that the current situation is that transit is not permitted and all passengers ...
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Travel to USA with not-registered-citizen infant born to US citizen father

Facts: Father is dual citizen of USA and country A Mother is citizen of country A Father and mother are not married Infant child was born in country A and has been issued passport for country A ...
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Will it hurt to have a US bank account from the past if I apply to a B2 visa?

I used to work in the US on a H1B and had my trading account and bank accounts there for 6 years. I never closed those accounts and have been living in Canada on a PR for 8 months now but my trading ...
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Options when US Passport is stuck in renewal

The US state department currently quotes US passport renewal times as 5-7 weeks. I have no upcoming travel booked so this may be a good opportunity to get this over with. However, there is a non-...
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Is a negative PCR Covid-19 test valid for satisfying the testing requirement of travelling to the USA?

Reading the US government's article on the testing requirements for travel to the US (see the "Is there a specific test that must be taken?" section of the FAQ) , they specifically mention ...
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Can you exit the US through mexico/canada in order to enter soon after on a different visa? [duplicate]

Is there anything stopping someone who entered the US on an ESTA visa waiver program to leave via the Mexican or Canadian border in order to re-enter essentially on the same day through a valid F-1 ...
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As a Swedish traveller travelling to the USA, what and when will I need to provide to prove that I'm fully vaccinated and tested?

I will be travelling from Sweden directly to the USA under the current travel restrictions. I understand that at the moment, this requires you to be fully vaccinated. What's not clear however is how I ...
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Traveled on an invalid ESTA due to prior N Korea trip. How screwed am I?

So long story short: I went to North Korea for a week as a tourist in 2013. I received an ESTA in 2018. In early August 2019, people who have visited North Korea were no longer eligible for the VWP. ...
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can i transit trough London from India to USA by British airways [duplicate]

i am planning to travel to USA from India in December 2021 through British airways . i am holding Indian passport with valid us visa. are we able to travel through London
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Traveling to US from Canada by car. Are borders open? [duplicate]

It's a simple question: can Canadians drive across the border into the US? It would be to visit and not for work purposes. What restrictions and requirements are still in place given COVID? What up to ...
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When I apply for a US passport in person, do I still have to mail in my original documents?

I'm required to apply in person. I plan to bring my birth certificate, photo ID, etc., and photocopies of them, to a local post office that accepts US passport applications. Will I have to mail in the ...
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Retrieve the DS-160 application id

Good Morning, I filled the DS-160 (not submitted) and I saved my application id in a system but my system / OS is crashed. What is the way to retrieve the DS-160 application id. I followed the steps ...
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Can my mom travel to the US with a green card if it’s been over a year since her last entry due to COVID? [migrated]

My mom has a green card that expires 2028 but has been out of the US in the UK for over a year due to COVID travel restrictions. Can she enter now?
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transit visa in Frankfurt on advance parole

I am an Indian national traveling on advance parole to US. I do have expired H1-B stamped on my passport but the new H1-B has not been stamped. I have a layover in Frankfurt for 5 hours. Has anyone ...
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US domestic travel to Hawaii

I am planing to travel to Hawaii this month. I am curious if I need to provide more healthcare report other than the full vaccination report (based on this site, https://travel.hawaii.gov/).
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Visiting Canada from Europe, with weekend trip to the US – will we need testing when going back to Canada?

We are two Europeans (EU/Schengen area) visiting Canada for two weeks (Nov 21st - Dec 06th). We are fully vaccinated. To visit Canada, we have to take a PCR Covid-19 test before boarding the plane ...
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Is there still a way you can get into the US as an international traveller without Covid vaccination? [duplicate]

I am wondering if there is still some way to enter the US without a vaccine passport as an international traveller. (UK-based) To give a bit of context, I can not take the jab because of religious ...
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Land Travel to US via Canada by UK citizen

Can a UK citizen fly from London to Toronto with an ETA, and then travel by car to USA without an ESTA, as ESTA was denied previously?
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Are NHS Covid tests okay for travelling to the US after Nov 8?

The NHS gives out free covid tests. Can I take one the day before travelling, put the test in a plastic bag and use that as evidence? Or could I book an NHS PCR test and use the text/email receipt as ...
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What can someone vaccinated in the EU use when asked for a "vaccine passport" in US restaurants/venues?

From November 8th, EU citizens can enter the US again and since the airlines will check COVID-19 PCR test and vaccination prior to boarding, I assume that they will just accept the digital EU ...
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Does any passenger train go between the United States and Mexico via San Ysidro?

I see on Google Maps a train track between the United States and Mexico via San Ysidro: Does any passenger train go between the United States and Mexico via San Ysidro?
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DS-160 - I am a recent medical graduate (completed in September 2021), what can I write in primary occupation?

My question is I am a recent medical graduate from EU (completed in September 2021), what can I write in primary occupation in DS-160? I am yet to get my license.
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Where can one view the time of the day of one's entries and exit to/from the United States?

Neither the I-94 nor the FOIA requesting the entries/exits contain the time of the day: they only contain the dates. Where can I find the time of the day of my entries and exits to/from the United ...
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Overstayed in the US [closed]

I overstayed in the US for 18 years. First 3 years of which were under H1B, which expired before I was able to apply for a green card because my employers couldn't help me move forward. There was a ...
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Which UK PCR COVID test providers are appropriate for USA travel?

USA travel for vaccinated non-residents is going to be allowed starting November 8th. One of the requrements for travel is getting a COVID test up to 3 days before departure. I'm flying to the US from ...
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How can one see how many strikes one's Global Entry card has received?

When entering the US with Global Entry, one may receive a strike if the immigration/customs step doesn't go smoothly. How can one see how many strikes one's Global Entry card has received?
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US tourist / visitor visa for child (4yrs)

For an INDIAN national residing in UK (full time employed) what is the process to apply for a visitor visa of US for their child. The parents already have a long term US visitor visa issued for them ...
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Is Qatar accepting unvaccinated U.S. citizens for traveling?

I’m a U.S. citizen and want to go to Qatar for traveling and visiting some distant relatives. Previously I could just go there without any visa, only my passport and easily travel for 30 days. Now I ...
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Was I deported from Finland, and how should I answer the related question on a DS160 form?

I'm an EU citizen. I entered Finland by foot during covid-related border controls. It was a city where one half is Finnish and the other half is Swedish. Border control took me to the station for a ...
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May relatives without boarding passes accompany ticketed passengers to the departure gate?

My daughter is 18 years old. She will travel to Doha, Qatar (DOH). I want to make sure she’s safe and walk with her to the gate where she will board the airplane. I bought two tickets Daughter’s ...
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Does the 24 airline ticket cancellation rule allow refunds even after “check in”?

Most tickets have a 24 hour no fee cancellation policy. What if I book a ticket let’s say with American Airlines right now (ticket will be say 10 hours from now). I go to the airport, check in, get a ...
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As a US Citizen, there any Aleutian Islands in the Eastern Hemisphere that I can move to? [closed]

The Aleutian Islands are famous for being remote islands. But they are also famous for something else: holding the northeasternmost territories in the USA. I am already a US citizen, and live in one ...
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Is there a limit on how full of items a car is to be allowed to drive from Mexico to the United States via Sentri lanes, and if so, what's the limit?

I drove the same car with the same content two days in a row from Mexico to the US via the same border crossing and the same lane (Sentri, as I have a Global Entry card). I was sent to secondary each ...
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Can I work remotely in US with a F2 Visa? [closed]

My Fiancé has been admitted for PhD in the US. I am a Tech Support Engineer with 2.5 years of experience. Can I work remotely from the US for a different country?, if not, is there any other ways to ...

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