COVID infos As of May 12, 2023, it is no longer necessary to be vaccinated against COVID 19 to travel to the USA.

Entry formalities in the United States

A tourist or business trip to the United States begins with the passage through the U.S. Customs Service in charge of border protection. This obligatory passage in front of the immigration agents is generally very fast if you have your authorization of entry on the territory.

For a stay of less than 90 days in the USA you can complete your formalities by Internet in a few minutes by clicking on the online form.

Documents to be presented

When you come to the Department of Homeland Security, you will need to present the following documents:

Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Symbol

The process of immigration

Switching to U.S. immigration only takes a few minutes. Nevertheless, depending on the number of passengers, the wait can last for hours.

During the passage in front of the US immigration officer :

Travelers with connections in the United States will pass through immigration on their first stop. They do not go through immigration again at their final destination. Indeed, the second part of the trip being done in internal flight, the legislation is not the same. A special queue is reserved for travelers who are just passing through.

Checkpoint for formalities upon arrival at the airport in the USA

US Customs at the airport
US Customs checkpoint at the airport