Visiting the U.S.

Visiting The United States

| Traveling within the United States

Arriving in the United States

If you plan to visit the U.S. you will need Custom Declarations For 6059B to go through U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
If you are traveling by Flight your airline will provide you with the document to complete during your flight.

You will go through th US-VISIT Process.

The US-VISIT process will include electronic fingerprints and a photograph as part of your traveling records.
If you are bringing a minor it is recommended that you being proof of legal custody. You may be asked a series of questions such as "What is the reason for your visit to the United States?", or "Have you been to the U.S. before?", ect.
You should have a copy of your itinerary handy.

Passport Information

Every visitor from abroad must have a passport. A passport is an official document issued by a government, certifying the holder's identity and citizenship and entitling them to travel under its protection to and from foreign countries.

If you are a US resident and need a passport check the Passport Acceptance Facility Search Page

Travel VISA

A Visa is permission to apply to enter the U.S. A nonimmigrant visa for temporary stay.
(36 countries participate in a VISA waiver program) Applying for a VISA There are several different types of VISAs. Each one has a different application process. Be sure you are applying for the correct VISA.

To obtain a VISA you apply at the U.S. embassy or consulate closest to where you live. Persons ages 14-79 will go through an interview to obtain a VISA.
U.S. VISA Applications are also available online at

Once you complete the application you will need to schedule an appointment to be interviewed. The wait time for an interview appointment can be long. To avoid delays you should schedule an interview as soon as possible.

For more information about interview appointments, application processing fees, and embassy specific instructions visit the website of the embassy or consulate where you intend to apply.

All U.S. embassies and Consulate websites can be found at

For more detailed information about applying for a VISA you can visit

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Last updated on April 21, 2021