Almost a million times each day, CBP officers welcome international travelers into the U.S. In screening both foreign visitors and returning U.S. citizens, CBP uses a variety of techniques to assure that global tourism remains safe and strong. Descriptions of CBP processes and programs are available for first-time and frequent travelers.
If you are a U.S. citizen traveling abroad, get the information you need to smoothly navigate your return back into the U.S.
If you are a visitor to the U.S. coming to work, study, conduct business or immigrate, get the Information you need to smoothly navigate the process and procedures to enter the U.S.
CBP's Trusted Traveler Programs provide expedited travel for pre-approved, low-risk travelers through dedicated lanes and kiosks.
UPDATE: Starting March 31, 2014, eligible Chilean passport holders with both an approved Electronic System for Travel Authorization, or ESTA, and an e-passport will be able to visit the U.S. without first obtaining a nonimmigrant visitor visa.