We ask our travelers to tell of their experience passing through border security on their return to the U.S. after visiting Cuba. The comments below are from real travelers who have visited Cuba. Were they asked questions by the immigration official, and if so, which questions? Were they asked to show paperwork? What was the reaction by the immigration official?

When returning to the U.S. you need to have your trip itinerary, travel affidavit, trip diary, and know the name of the license category of your legal trip to Cuba. See more about how to make a legal trip to Cuba

Comments by Travelers Returning to the US from Cuba

Date of return: Mar 20, 2020
Were you asked to show your license? no
Comments:
Only that were were not any health measures in place like in Cuba.

Date of return: Mar 05, 2020
Were you asked to show your license? no
Comments:
They took my visa and I was good however the lines at the Cuban airport were ridiculous the fact the computers went down the fact my flight was an hour or so delayed, And American Airlines did not wait for me In Miami to catch my connecting flight and I'm standing there as it says final boarding on the kiosks but they refused to allow me to board the plane that was the biggest snag that I had was getting out of Cuba due to a computer problem and catching my flight to South Carolina to get back to Sacramento

Date of return: Feb 28, 2020
Were you asked to show your license? no
Comments:
As a Global Entry member I return to the US by using a kiosk. When I was checked in by an immigration officer I was only asked what items I was bringing back (rum, honey, cigars).

Date of return: Feb 28, 2020
Were you asked to show your license? yes
Comments:
No

Date of return: Feb 28, 2020
Were you asked to show your license? yes
Comments:
Mostly positive.Made us hurry more so we didn`t miss our flight!

Date of return: Feb 28, 2020
Were you asked to show your license? no
Comments:
Par

Date of return: Feb 27, 2020
Were you asked to show your license? no
Comments:
None

Date of return: Feb 25, 2020
Were you asked to show your license? yes
Comments:
Not difficult

Date of return: Feb 25, 2020
Were you asked to show your license? no
Comments:
All they asked me was what I did there and who was I with because my sons had gone ahead of me separately. They also wanted to know if I had any tobacco. I told them 10 cigars and he was finished with his questions.

Date of return: Feb 25, 2020
Were you asked to show your license? yes
Comments:
very easy and simple

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