We recommend that you review the following information to prepare for your travel to the United States.

Travel Guidance

Please review the Department of State website for international travel updates.


Arriving to the U.S.

  • POE (Port of Entry)
    • You officially enter the U.S. when you pass through a port of entry at an airport, seaport, or land border. The port of entry, sometimes called a POE, is staffed by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers who verify your immigration documents, inspect your luggage and determine whether to admit you to the U.S.
  • CBP (Customs and Border Protection) Inspection
    • CBP Officer will review your documents and may ask you a few questions to confirm that the intent of your visit to the U.S. matches your paperwork.
    • Do not place these documents in your checked luggage.