KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
Almost a million times each day, Customs Border Patrol (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.
Travel & Tourism
CBP is committed to improving the traveler experience.
For U.S. Citizens/Lawful Permanent Residents
If you are a U.S. citizen traveling abroad, get the information you need to smoothly navigate your return back into the U.S.
For International Visitors
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.
Trusted Traveler Programs
CBP's Trusted Traveler Programs provide expedited travel for pre-approved, low-risk travelers through dedicated lanes and kiosks.