|For Travel Industry Personnel|
|ATDS Update- On December 5, 2006, the CBP Airport Technical Design Standards (ATDS) were approved for implementation. For further information, please contact your local CBP Field Office located in the ports section.|
|Carrier Information Guide|
The May 2011 edition is currently available in English, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.
| - ||Guam-CNMI Visa Waiver Program|
On November 28, 2009, U.S. Customs and Border Protection assumed control of immigration procedures for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). This action was a part of the implementation of federal immigration law to the CNMI. The new program extends the period of admission from 15 to 45 days, expands the geographic area from Guam only to Guam and the CNMI, and modifies the list of eligible countries.
| - ||Closed Loop Voyages- Frequently Asked Questions|
A “closed loop” voyage or itinerary occurs when a vessel departs from a U.S. port or place and returns to the same U.S. port upon completion of the voyage. Travelers on “closed loop” voyages are not subject to the same documentary requirements for entry to the United States as other travelers.
| - ||Immigration Advisory Program (IAP)|
IAP is part of CBP’s layered border strategy designed to prevent terrorists and other high-risk travelers from boarding commercial aircraft bound for the United States.