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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Is a flight to Canada sufficient evidence of onward travel from US?

I plan to into the United States (from New Zealand), where I plan to stay for a couple of weeks. I am then going to Canada, where I plan to stay for 3+ months. Is my flight to Canada going to be ...
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Has Greencard but got B2 Stamping at entry [on hold]

My Mom is a US greencard holder (expires in 2025). I noticed in her most recent US entry stamping on her passport that she has been marked as B2 (with 6 month validity). is there a problem?
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Passport or driver license when travelling from California to Seattle? [duplicate]

Do I need my passport to travel from California to Seattle? I'm planning to travel on October 7, 2019. I need an answer if I don't need my passport to travel seattle or do I just need ID to present ...
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Singapore Tourist Visa for Indian in USA with F1 Visa

I'm an Indian citizen studying in the United States on an F1 visa. I am traveling to Singapore with my parents for 4 days. How do I apply for the Singapore tourist visa in the USA? Is the process for ...
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Probationary Australian licence - U.S car rental

Based on this previous post 5 years ago (Can I use my probationary Australian driver's license to rent a car in the United States?) it sounds like I shouldn't have an issue - however I just ...
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Which major US bank chains have the lowest ATM fees for foreign cardholders?

I'm in the USA right now and would like to get some more cash with my non-US ATM card. However, a random sampling of ATMs at large banks (Wells Fargo, Citibank) has shown ATM fees in the $5-6 range, ...
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Note on the entry stamp by US immigration

I have entered the US using B2 visa. The interview was long and I told the officer I am staying for a few weeks and showed my return ticket. When she stamped me in, I was admitted for 6 months but ...
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B1/B2 instead B2

I've selected in DS 160 B1/B2 instead of B2. I am going to travel to USA only for pleasure purpose. There is no business involved. Is this a problem, can this affect my application? will appreciate ...
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why might a drivers license # be required for a plane trip?

My manager is booking plane tickets for an upcoming conference in another state and he asked me for the following three things: my full name as it appears on my drivers license my DOB my drivers ...
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Using USA driver license on a different visa

I am about to travel to the USA on B1/B2 visa for a personal reason. I hold the valid USA driving license that was issued to me when I was in the USA on J1 visa 6 months back. The driver license is ...
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Bringing Power Supplies on Plane?

I have a 36V 8.8 Amp qualtek power supply that I want to bring for a friend. I'm not planning on checking bags so it will have to be carry on. Is this ok to bring on a plane? I can't seem to find any ...
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unlock a AT&T phone outside US

I bought an AT&T locked phone in Europe, second hand,got authorization to unlock it.Can this unlock process be completed outside the US? Just want to make sure it works BEFORE traveling...
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Can I bring carved antler items into the US

I hope to purchase small carved reindeer antler weaving tools (heddles, shuttles) in Latvia. Will I be able to bring those back to the US? I will be in Russia and Europe between Latvia and the US. ...
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How can I find out if I am admissible to the USA?

I am currently a Canadian citizen, I got my citizenship in 2015. In 1998 I entered the US under tourist Visa Program B2 Visa, I was an Algerian citizen at that time. In 2000 I got married to a US ...
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USA visa denied. Can we reapply in a month?

My girlfriend's visa was refused today. Mine has been approved. We want to go on holiday to the USA. I have a good job and income and I will guarantee her and also pay for her trip as indicated on the ...
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Is it possible to arrive in the US without a C-1 visa for a transit flight

I am from Peru. I have flight within 24 hours to Madrid and I do not have C-1 visa. I heard from some friends that they have entered US and paid for a Visa in the airport and did not have problems. I ...
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Applied for ESTA and was denied. Subsequently, secured a visa and travelled to US. Can I try ESTA again? [duplicate]

I was rejected for a visitor visa for the USA when I was an Indian citizen. Now I am an Australian Citizen. I applied for ESTA, which got denied, maybe due to my previous rejection. Since then I have ...
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Is it okay to carry a small titanium souvenir in baggage

So I made this small titanium miniature of Captain America shield for my girlfriend who's travelling to the US, she was wondering if they'll allow that in baggage/carry in. It's a small 38 mm dia ...
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Is it okay for a ticket seller to grab a tip in the USA?

Some years ago (2014) my friends and I did a trip to New York City, during which we were having meals in many restaurants and giving tips to the waiters, the way it's done in the USA. However, later ...
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Can I enter the USA with an E-2 visa and a one way flight ticket?

Is it possible to travel the the USA on an E-2 visa with a one way flight ticket (no return), with the intention of purchasing the return flight at a later date within the allowed duration of stay? ...
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How to mail my Visa application using UPS Standard mail? [closed]

Good day, I registered and tried logging in the Website but the services do not apply to me. I'm applying for visa I need regular UPS stadard mail. Not premium, student etc. Can I just go to a UPS ...
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As a US green card holder & Russian citizen, Do I need to fill out an exit day in the immigration card upon arrival in Russia?

I'm a Russian citizen with a US Green card planning to visit Russia, will stay at my parents home. Upon arrival in Russia everyone has to fill out an immigration card. The question is: do I need to ...
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Re-entry to USA from Canada (previously on F-1 Visa)

I am a Canadian citizen, currently back home in Canada. I completed my BFA in NYC from 2014-2018, and also finished my OPT from July 2018-July 2019. My grace period is 60 days, meaning it should've ...
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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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Motorcycle type/class for the back of an RV

My partner and I are taking a RV trip through the U.S. and are planning to put a motorcycle on the back of the RV on the hitch. We are looking for a motorcycle that: Is not too long as to stick out ...
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Medicare Plan B penalty for late enrolment [migrated]

I have dual citizenship for the UK and US and have full insurance coverage with the NHS in the UK and also have Medicare plan A. I have pensions in both countries. I will be moving back to the US ...
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Do any countries other than USA require passing immigration for in-transit travelers? [duplicate]

Whenever I've been on a flight between two countries with a stop at a US airport, I've had to: Disembark. Go through immigration. Reclaim my checked baggage. Go through customs. Recheck my baggage. ...
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Entering USA with overstay in the past

Maybe someone can help. I want to enter USA for 4 days. I am Canadian now. But in the past I was in the USA illegally for a period of time as another country citizen (not canadian) and my last name is ...
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US embassy interview for changing from F to J Visa [closed]

I am a current F-1 visa graduate student in the US. My spouse is in the US with me on an F-2 visa, and we are from South America. We want to change our current visa status from F to J so she can apply ...
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ds-160 - how can I include 2 different types of old visas?

I am filling out the DS-160 format. When asked to fill in the data for my last visa issued I want to include two of them but don´t know how. My last issued visa is a type J (which has already expired),...
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DS-160 Immigration Law Violation Information for UK Banned Person

I work for a global company and need to travel to US with a B1/B2 visa; however, I do not actually know what to answer for below question: "Have you ever sought to obtain or assist others to obtain ...
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Which I-94 date do I believe?

My I-94 permit was renewed early Jan, allowing entry through to July 5. This showed both on the I-94 website and stamped in my passport. I then traveled outside of the US for several months and ...
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Qss 10 year green card visa expired

I went to Italy for a year and a half. I had a good reason to stay so long but I can't stay here anymore. My husband is in the US. He's a citizen. Can I go back with an expired visa? Should I chance ...
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Can I change date of birth and name on US visa after entering US [migrated]

I am an international student currently studying in the USA. My actual date of birth is May, 1996. But for some personal reasons, I have been using my DOB as May, 1993 and all of my identity documents ...
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US Visa application question

In the application for US Visa I found the following question: I am confused about the first two. For the first question, I have a US driver's license but I am not sure if that is considered as a ...
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Traveling to USA using the South african refugee travel document

I would like to know, whoever has travelled to the USA using the south african travel document how did they do it? What is the process and how will I go about it ? Please respond . I am afraid of ...
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Multiday parking in San Francisco

I'm taking a road trip round California, with a four night stay in San Francisco. I will have a rental car for the duration of my stay but don't want to drive in San Francisco, apart from arriving and ...
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Can I travel to another country from the US without a passport if I have my green card

Can I travel to another country from the US without my passport even though I have my green card
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Trip out of US to Europe using only UK passport + birth certificate [duplicate]

My daughter, who resides in the US, is about to fly to the UK for a brief trip. She holds both US and UK passports and citizenships, and has a NEXUS card. Now, just before departure, we have realized ...
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Minors holding dual citizenship - using Canadian passport to enter/exit US [duplicate]

My husband and two daughters, ages two and six, are all dual American/Canadian citizens. We are traveling to England in less than two weeks. I am kicking myself because I realized today that my six-...
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Checking luggage for minor I'm not traveling with

My parents are flying through my local airport and my 5 year old daughter is joining them on their journey from there. My parents and daughter have their itineraries "connected". I'll be checking ...
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Leaving the USA after 90days ESTA runs out [duplicate]

Im (german citizen) currently staying in the US with the 90 days esta. Is it sufficient to leave the US and stay in mexico or canada (I can stay there for 180 days) or do I have to leave north ...
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I am considering a visit to a Nevada brothel. What should I say at the US border?

I am a Canadian citizen/resident. I am considering a drive to a northern Nevada city to visit one of its legal brothels. According to my research, international sex tourism is legal as long as no ...
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I got my passport with letter 214b. Why wasn't I refused at interview? [closed]

At my interview I was asked several questions Why do you want to go to the US I said I want to go as tourist, I want to take my 6yrs daughter to Disneyland & my son to universal studio. ...
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Can I enter the US with refugee travel document?

I would like to travel to the US for holidays. I have a refugee passport issued by The Netherlands, and I want to go to the US. I am not a permanent resident of The Netherlands. I have temporary ...
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How to pay in euros from the US?

I am planning a trip to France from the US, and need to make multiple payments in € on-line, including but not limited to train tickets on https://www.oui.sncf/. Of course, the easiest way to pay ...
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Change in middle name [duplicate]

I have a valid US visa on my old passport which is still valid for next 3 months. I have applied and acquired a new passport with same first name (Ambreen) and Surname (Alwani, that is my maiden name) ...
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Session Timed Out - No Application ID US Visa

I'm hoping someone could help me out. I was doing the online application (DS-160), however, the session timed out. I wasn't able to copy the application number nor save the application in time. The ...
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Error in name on passport and visa?

My passport had an error where my first name is blank and my last name has been mistakenly printed as "Actual_First_Name Actual_Last_Name". When I went for my B1/B2 visa interview, I was asked by my ...
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B2 visa: not allowed for biometrics due to wrong passport number in appointment confirmation page. Is that visa application considered rejected?

My father had an appointment for biometrics today for his United States B2 visa, but was not allowed inside, as the passport number in the appointment confirmation was wrong. (I made the mistake of ...