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In this page: Passport and Visa Requirements | Taxes and Restrictions On Persons When Going Through Customs | Health Precautions | Safety Conditions


Passport and Visa Requirements

Passport and Visa Service
U.S. Department of State: Visa Information
List and websites of U.S. Embassies, Consulates and Diplomatic Missions
Hotel reservation websites
Contact the Embassy
Contact the Embassy of United States in the United Kingdom.
Check IATA Travel Website for visa requirements and health advices.

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Taxes and Restrictions On Persons When Going Through Customs

How to Refund Consumption Tax
Sales taxes in the United States are assessed and collected by various State and local authorities, not by the Federal Government. Only the State of Louisiana has any provisions to refund sales tax to visiting tourists and business travelers.
Other Requirements
On traveling to the US, US Customs have requirements for the following items: Food, Medicines/Narcotics, Pets, Firearms, Gifts, Motor vehicles, ashes of deceased people, suitcases. To get more information, click here. qui

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Health Precautions

Obligatory Vaccination and Other Recommendations
It is recommended that everyone 16 years of age and older should get fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before travel and present, if necessary, evidence of COVID-19 vaccination at the border. The updated information on all health entry requirements as well as on routine and recommended vaccines for the United States are provided on the dedicated pages on TravelHealthPro and CDC websites.
While there are no official requirements for vaccination, the following are strongly recommended: tetanus, diphtheria, chickenpox, influenza, measles, rabies, hepatitis A and B and poliomyelitis.
Hotel reservation websites
Centre for Disease Control and Prevention
Travel Health Advice
The UK government up-to-date travel health advice, including routine and recommended vaccines while travelling abroad can be verified at Foreign travel advice website (The UK Government official source of destination-specific travel information).

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