Immigration in the United States

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Passport and Visa Requirements

Passport and Visa Service
See the Visa section on the Travel webpages on the US Department of State website
For Further Information
List and websites of U.S. Embassies, Consulates, and Diplomatic Missions
 
For visa requirements and health advices based on your personal details and itinerary, check IATA Travel Website.
 

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Taxes and Restrictions On Persons When Going Through Customs

Taxation On Persons
None
Tobacco
100 cigars or 200 cigarettes (one carton) duty free. Cuban cigars are prohibited.
Alcohol
Nonresidents who are at least 21 years old may bring in up to one liter of alcoholic beverage (beer, jenever, Beerenburg, kruidenlikeur, advocaat, wine, liquor - for personal use). In addition to U.S. federal laws, the traveler must also meet state alcoholic beverage laws which may be more restrictive.
The shipment of alcoholic beverages by mail is prohibited by United States postal laws.
Perfume
Quantities above the one-liter limitation are subject to duty and internal revenue tax.
Foreign Currency
No limit.
Obligatory Declaration of Foreign Currency
Above 10,000 USD, you must file  FinCen Form 105 (formerly Customs Form 4790) with U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Local Currency
No limit
Obligatory Declaration of Local Currency
Above 10,000 USD, you must file  FinCen Form 105 (formerly Customs Form 4790) with U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
How to Refund Consumption Tax
Sales taxes in the United States are assessed and collected by various State and local authorities, not by the Federal Government. Only the State of Louisiana has any provisions to refund sales tax to visiting tourists and business travelers.
Other Requirements
On traveling to the US, US Customs have requirements for the following items: Food, Medecines/Narcotics, Pets, Firearms, Gifts, Motor vehicles, ashes of deceased people, suitcases. To get more information, click here.

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