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U.S. Customs Requirements

What U.S. residents are required to declare when returning from abroad. Also, entry requirements into Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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When You Return to the United States


Documentary Requirements for
Entry To The United States

General documentary requirements for all persons, regardless of citizenship or residence, arriving at a U.S. port-of-entry.


What You Must Declare


Duty-free Exemption
Including Tobacco and Alcohol


Duty-free or Reduced Rates from certain countries


Sending Goods Back to the United States


Items Sent from Duty-Free Shops


Determining Duty


Prohibited and Restricted Items
Remember-No Fruits!


Money and Other Monetary Instruments




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