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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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Hiking from Tillamook Trailhead to Indian Beach Trailhead

If I start hiking at Tillamook Head (Seaside, OR), will I be able to Indian Beach Trailhead (Cannon Beach, OR)? If so, is it feasible (or are there some hindrances, like the trail turns into a bog ...
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Bus between Cannon Beach, Oregon and Oswald West State Park

Google maps show this route but I can't see any bus stops in Oswald West State Park in the street view. The website of the organization that runs this bus also doesn't list any stops between ...
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Travelling to USA (NYC) from UK to see my daughter - what documentation is required?

My daughter is currently staying with family in US (she is US citizen, but normally lives in Brazil). I wish to travel to see her, but AA have not been able to confirm what I would have to take to ...
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Did something happen in 1987 that caused a lot of travel complaints?

A Washington Post article says: 2020 has been a year like no other for travel complaints. Air travelers deluged the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) with grievances, mostly related to refunds ...
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Can I walk along the ocean from Cannon Beach, Oregon, to Hug Point or Adair Point?

Satellite view on Google maps suggests that I can go to the Hug Point but not past it. Or does everything depend on the tide? If so, and if this isn't considered offtopic, then how to determine when ...
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Need to apostille my background check via US Department of State; what are the steps after digital fingerprinting at USPS?

For a visa, I am required to have an FBI background check, and to additionally apostille it. I have to do it through the US Department of State according to the visa instructions. FBI criminal ...
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When will the US open its borders to Europe again? [closed]

I'm 54, from italy and i have a partner in the US. We are not married. On the white house website it says: "On January 31, 2020, I issued Proclamation 9984 (Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and ...
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Can I (a US citizen) travel from Puerto Rico to Miami with just a copy of my passport?

I was born in Puerto Rico so I'm a US citizen. I recently lost my driver's license and I can't find my passport. Can I fly to Florida and return to PR with just a copy of my passport? Thanks.
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Details about part-time jobs in DS-160 form

While filling up my DS-160 form, I was not able to enter details of my part-time work in the past 5 years. After filling up details of my full-time employment, the "Add more Employment" ...
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Can everyone with my passport data see my American arrival/departure record (form I-94)?

ICE says, "Form I-94 is the DHS Arrival/Departure Record issued to aliens who are admitted to the U.S., who are adjusting status while in the U.S. or extending their stay, among other things.&...
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Does some US agency keep track of one's domestic (= within the US) travels by plane, and if so, can one get a copy of it?

Some countries record passenger travels and allow passengers to see these records, e.g. one can retrieve one's previous arrival and departure dates at Hong Kong. Does some US agency keep track of one'...
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Is it possible to go through the Otay crossing as a pedestrian without taking any stair (e.g., in case of wheelchair or heavy luggage)?

Is it possible to go through the Otay crossing (one of three ports of entry (POE) in the San Diego–Tijuana metropolitan region) as a pedestrian without taking any stair (e.g., in case of wheelchair or ...
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US domestic flight numbers when flying past midnight

If I understand correctly, US domestic carriers' flights are repeated daily. Thus if flight 123 goes from airport X to Y to Z on, say, Monday, then Tuesday, flight 123 of the same carrier will also ...
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Can a person on a US tourist visa receive compensation for participating in a medical trial?

A relative of mine has recently arrived in the US on a B1/B2 visa, which normally prohibits any kind of work in the US. They've signed up for a COVID-related trial and have been accepted. Said trial ...
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Inserted the space between first and last name in my passport

I have inserted the space in my passport name (the name in the old passport and the US visa is RASHEEDKHAN, and the name in the new passport is RASHEED KHAN). Do I need to apply for a new visa or can ...
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Are souvenir ink stamps at tourist attractions popular in the USA?

During my holidays with my parents (as a child), especially in Polish/Czech/Slovak mountains, we were collecting ink stamps from tourist attractions, mountain shelters, national park entrances. These ...
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US travel restrictions on arrivals - does this apply to stopovers?

I see that there is a Presidential Proclamation that restricts aliens from entering the United States if they have been physically present in Ireland (along with some other countries) any time over ...
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Traveling from Toronto to Washington DC and New Jersey - is quarantine required?

I want to travel to Washington DC from Toronto next week for non-essential purposes. I am a Canadian Permanent Resident and have a US B-2 visa. While I checked with United and they said I am allowed ...
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Can I enter Canada, have a COVID-19 test then continue to another country?

I'm currently in the US and need to travel to China for work purposes. The Chinese currently require the following: Passengers bound for China via connecting flights must take nucleic acid and IgM ...
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Travelling to the US via London transit during Covid

I'm an F-1 OPT visa holder who has to visit my home country because of unavoidable personal reasons. Can I enter back into the US via London transit considering the Presidential Proclamation travel ...
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Transporting horses interstate DOT

If I am hauling my horses from SD to AZ in a Semi truck with DOT licensed agriculture, do I need to get permits and stop at every weigh station?
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Can I travel to Mexico to enter the USA as a British Citizen

I am a British citizen who is trying to enter the USA to visit my girlfriend in Boston. Would it be possible for me to fly from the UK to Mexico, reside there for two weeks (working remotely from an ...
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Travelling to US with criminal records

I’m a British citizen with a UK criminal record for aggravated assault back in 2011, hoping to enter the US for tourism. Anyone in similar situation who can advise on my entry eligibility?
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Does credit Card debts influence future USA Visiting visa approval?

I had to leave USA for some personal reasons couple of months back. I have around $8000 in debt with three different credit card services. I was unable to pay back due to my unemployment and had to ...
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Can I travel to Japan with a US Travel Document Reentry Permit and my expired Venezuelan passport? [closed]

Can I travel to Japan with a US travel document (reentry permit) and my expired Venezuelan passport? I am a military dependent with orders to travel there. Can they put my Japanese visa there? My ...
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What do I need to travel to the US?

I have a valid J1 visa with exception to the the travel ban. I have my flight ticket. It flies to one of those 13 airports. What else do I have to do officially before I fly?
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Reapplying for the F-1 visa from the UK as a foreigner

Is it possible to apply for the F-1 visa to the US from the UK? I have no UK citizenship, nor Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK. I plan to apply for the UK visitor visa first and re-apply for the F-...
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How does one prove one's residency to a given US state when flying to Costa Rica?

I read on : https://www.iatatravelcentre.com/world.php (-> Costa Rica): Costa Rica. > Published 15.10.2020. Passengers are not allowed to enter. This does not apply to: [...] residents of ...
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Traveling from the US to Costa Rica for Thanksgiving

The idea has been pitched for a house swap during the Thanksgiving holiday in Costa Rica for the family. I've looked up the travel restrictions currently in place here, and from what I understand, the ...
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Valid B1/B2 “R” (regular) on expired diplomatic passport

Can I use my valid regular (non diplomatic) visa issued in my old and expired diplomatic passport with my new regular passport?
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Can my husband travel to China with me using his Chilean passport?

My husband has dual citizenship. He has a Chilean passport and a USA passport. His USA passport has expired and they wont issue him one unless he pays his back child support all in full. My question: ...
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Entering the USA under current restrictions with a B2 visa

I currently have a valid B1/B2 visa until 2029. I originally arrived in the USA in December 2019 for a non-employed ski season. After the lifts closed I looked out the window at the national park and ...
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Any updates on UK layovers restricted entry to US?

I read here that someone having a layover in the given areas would also be restricted entry to the US. I'm an F1 student and am planning to fly from US to India for a month in December. The CDC site ...
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Given a path driven in the US, how can I get the list of websites where I can pay the toll fees incurred during the drive?

Given a path driven in the United States, how can I get the list of websites where I can pay the toll fees incurred during the drive? E.g. https://www.bayareafastrak.org/en/tolls/ggb-pay-online.shtml ...
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Can I fly to New York from abroad, stay 4 days, and then leave abroad?

I have a flight from South America to NY on Friday, I planned to stay there for 5 days or so and then I leave to Denmark. However, I just learned about the 14-days quarantine restrictions that are in ...
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What day is displayed on the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's travel history for each departure?

What day is displayed on the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's travel history for each departure and arrival? Is it when the flight actually took off, the flight was scheduled to take off, or when ...
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Will I be able to reenter the United States from Mexico using CBX if I don't have my passport card, yet? [duplicate]

Will I be able to reenter the United States from Mexico using CBX if I don't have my passport card, yet? I have dual citizenship and am leaving to Mexico soon. Will I be able to use other ...
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What is this parking lot next to the Otay crossing between Mexico and the United States?

I see a parking lot next to the Otay crossing (one of three ports of entry (POE) in the San Diego–Tijuana metropolitan region) on https://www.google.com/maps/@32.5515469,-116.9389443,18.25z?hl=en: ...
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Is it legal to turn right on to the near lane of 4 lane road (two lanes per direction), when there is a vehicle on the far lane (USA)

Is it legal to turn right on to the near lane of 4 lane road (two lanes per direction), when there is a vehicle on the far lane or should I wait for the blue car to pass. Location: USA, WA
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How to 'save' my U.S. mobile phone number over a year of inactivity (out of US)

I want to save my U.S. phone number, so I can use it again next year. And by 'save' I mean to keep the number but no service. I have a Verizon prepaid plan and would need just to keep my number. This ...
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How can I know whether my car with a California license plate will be granted entry to Mexico?

I read on https://www.borderreport.com/regions/mexico/chocolate-car-crackdown-underway-in-tijuana-starting-at-the-border/ (mirror) (published on 2020-08-18) regarding the US <-> Mexico land ...
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How to minimize tolls when driving past NYC

When driving up or down the Eastern seaboard GPS and navigation apps all seem route me through New York City, leaving me to deal with the exorbitant bridge tolls. My most recent trip cost me over $50 ...
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Do US or Mexican authorities impose any sanction if a US LPR comes back from Mexico to the US after traveling to Mexico for non-essential reason?

I read on https://ktla.com/news/california/san-ysidro-border-line-waits-grow-to-10-hours-in-coronavirus-crackdown/ (mirror): The crackdown comes after U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it ...
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Traveling internationally (outside US) during pending J1 transfer [closed]

Due to the COVID-19 lockdown, I am currently outside of the US, but still work for my US institution. I find conflicting information regarding the possibility to do a J1-transfer, while being outside ...
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Does a French with US green card need a Mexico’s Visitor Visa (FMM) when entering Mexico by land for a few days, and if so can it be done at border?

I read some contradictory statements regarding the need of obtaining a Mexico’s Visitor Visa (FMM) when entering Mexico by land (either by foot or by car) just for a few days: https://www.mexperience....
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Is the US->Mexico land border open for non-essential travels? (traveler has a French citizenship and a US lawful permanent residence)

https://www.afar.com/magazine/can-americans-visit-mexico-right-now (mirror) (2020-09-15) seems to say that anyone can enter Mexico: According to Mexico: Per Travesías, “Mexico’s federal government ...
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Are Canadians allowed to travel into the US visa-free as usual amid the current coronavirus situation as it is?

Normally Canadians are able to enter into the US for up to six months at a time without a visa as long as they aren't working. How has the covid pandemic affected this?
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Is Puerto Rico considered As USA for green card holder? [duplicate]

Im a green card holder. I wanted to know if Puerto Rico is considered as USA state for us. Green card holder can’t be out of USA country for more than 6 months. If I stay in Puerto Rico is it ...
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Chinese Citizen Apply for French Visa (Passport Talent) in USA with H1B Extension Pending Approval [closed]

My H-1B visa expired on Aug 28, 2020, and my employer in the US applied for an extension for my H-1B on Aug 13, 2020. Per the 240 days rule, I can legally stay in the US and continue to work while my ...
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What does the appeals process look like if you are denied entry to the United States?

I'm a British Citizen holding an L1 Visa, currently employed in the US. I may need to travel internationally soon. I am concerned about re-entry to the US at the end of this travel (I may be away for ...