Travelling to America

Wise Owl

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Is there any rules or regulations in place where ya cant go to America because of having a criminal record ? Cheers in advance [:T]
 

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I would imagine you will need to declare it when applying for a visa.

https://www.express.co.uk/travel/articles/703432/criminal-record-us-america-united-states-arrested-declare-on-esta-form
 
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Yes you will need to apply for a visa, on the form the question will come up, it will depend on what the offence/'s are and how long ago.
The form is known as an ESTA, you can do it on line and have to pay $14 US. you will then get a message back approved or not.
 

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Yep there are especially when it comes to violence and drug offences.
You have to declare the crime on an ESTA before a Visa is considered

Beat me to is Stretch
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Ive never been convicted of a crime, but still got turned down for a visa to USA. That was a few years back, never bothered trying again since, if they didnt want my dollars then they aint having them now.
 

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Unless your an habitual criminal or terrorist threat I imagine you will be fine,any convictions or arrests should be disclosed when applying for a visa.
 
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The reason i ask is its mine and Gerts 30th next year and was gonna give America a look around, i mentioned it today and one of the lads said i might be turned down as i have a conviction for Fighting, It was 25 years ago like so wondered if it was quashed ?
 
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Originally posted by Wise Owl

The reason i ask is its mine and Gerts 30th next year and was gonna give America a look around, i mentioned it today and one of the lads said i might be turned down as i have a conviction for Fighting, It was 25 years ago like so wondered if it was quashed ?
I would think it depends on the seriousness of the charge brought against you.
 

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ABH, Affray and Criminal Damage [:(]
 

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A friend had to enlist the help of his local MP when his visa application was declined. His offences were committed a couple of decades earlier and were for violence ~ prison time ~ and hash - fined at court.

Took time and numerous letters - family man, reformed character, no convictions for xx years etc and he was allowed in
 

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You won't get one on the grounds of being a Leeds fan.
Change your allegiance to MUFC and you'll be fine [:d]
 

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Just tell them you are a Yorkistan Redneck Owly and you will be fine
[:D][:T][:D]

Just stay away from Serena
 

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Originally posted by Dave

You won't get one on the grounds of being a Leeds fan.
Change your allegiance to MUFC and you'll be fine [:d]
Id rather become a M*****[;)] and not go [:T]
 

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Originally posted by Phoenixicus

Just tell them you are a Yorkistan Redneck Owly and you will be fine
[:D][:T][:D]
If i apply directly to Old Mr Trump and tell him who i had the do with i might be ok [;)][;)]
 

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Originally posted by Wise Owl

Originally posted by Dave

You won't get one on the grounds of being a Leeds fan.
Change your allegiance to MUFC and you'll be fine [:d]
Id rather become a M*****[;)] and not go [:T]
Mind I quite like people from Sunderland [}:)][}:)]
 

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Just let the Donald know you will render The White House and pebble dash his new border wall for mates rates

[:T]
 

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Originally posted by Eric The Red

wisey, mackems are allowed into america
Good might meet some nice people if im allowed [;)]
 

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Originally posted by Phoenixicus

Just let the Donald know you will render The White House and pebble dash his new border wall for mates rates

[:T]
Only one side though [:T]
 

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