Documents required for travel vary according to citizenship, residency, age (for minors), length of stay, purpose of visit, student status, etc. Please check for specific requirements for the country, or countries, you are visiting to make sure you have the correct documents.
Please click on this link for information from country-specific consular offices: Consular Information
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) collects import duties and carries out immigration inspection of customers and agricultural items at U.S. ports of entry.
For more information, click on the link below.
U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) provides information about import requirements and permits for plants, plant parts, fruits, vegetables, and other agricultural items.
Phone: 1-877-770-5990 (plants/plant parts import requirements and permits) 1-301-734-7830 (importation of live animals and animal products)
U.S. Department of State issues passports for U.S. citizens to travel abroad. Consular offices and embassies in other countries issue visas for foreign citizens to enter the United States. Passport agencies are located in various cities around the country. Check local listing or with the embassy or consulate in the foreign country.