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For Travelers

Apply for a U.S. passport, check wait times, information on crossing U.S. borders, file a travel complaint (DHS TRIP), find overseas travel alerts, join frequent traveler programs, learn what you can bring on a plane, locate a port of entry (air, land, or sea), travel overseas, and visit the United States.

  • Apply for a U.S. Passport

    DHS provides information on the passport application process, obtaining a visa, border crossing documents, and general travel tips.

  • Check Wait Times

    Transportation Security Agency (TSA) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) provide information on wait times at airports and border crossings.

  • Cross U.S. Borders

    Travelers traveling through the U.S. must have the required documents needed to enter based upon their citizenship or place of residence.

  • File a Travel Complaint (DHS TRIP)

    The DHS Redress Inquiry Program (DHS TRIP) allows individuals to report difficulties about their security screening at transportation hubs or U.S. borders.

  • Learn What I Can Bring on the Plane

    Learn what you can bring on the plane by reviewing TSA's list of what you can bring on the plane, what you cannot bring on the plane.

  • Locate a Port of Entry (Air, Land, Sea)

    Locate a Port of Entry (Air, Land, Sea) when entering the United States.

  • Travel Overseas

    Find answers to common questions from international travelers about planning for your trip, returning home and navigating passenger processing.

  • Trusted Traveler Programs (TTP)

    TTP provides modified screening for pre-approved members by improving security by being more efficient during screenings at ports of entry.

  • Visit the United States

    DHS provides a full range of online resources to help you plan your trip, manage your arrival and if needed extend your stay when visiting the U.S.

Last Updated: 05/08/2023
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