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For U.S. Citizens/Lawful Permanent Residents

Get the information you need to smoothly navigate the process and procedures if you are traveling within the United States for business, study, or pleasure.

Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative - Are you a U.S. citizen planning a trip that will take you outside the U.S.? Travel documents have changed. Find out what documents are required and how to get them.

Are You Planning a Trip to Mexico from the United States? - Information regarding prohibited items and required documentation to re-enter the U.S.

Planning to Travel Abroad? - You must check with the country's embassy or consulate that you plan to visit to find out which documents are required to enter the country. 

Customs Declaration Form - Each individual arriving into the U.S. must complete the CBP Declaration Form 6059B.

Bringing Food into the U.S. -  All agriculture items must be declared and are subject to inspection by a CBP Agriculture Specialist at ports of entry to ensure they are free of plant pests and foreign animal diseases.

What is Automated Passport Control? - Travelers using APC experience shorter wait times, less congestion, and faster processing.

Mobile Passport Control Frequently Asked Questions - Mobile Passport Control (MPC) is an authorized U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) smartphone or tablet app that expedites the entry process for U.S. citizens and Canadian visitors by providing an automated process through the CBP Primary Inspection area.