Dockwalk - The Essential Site For Captains And Crew - DockTalk Untitled Page

Welcome to the Dockwalk.com Forum

 

In order to post a comment in one of the forum topics, you must log in or sign up. Your display name will appear next to your posts unless you check the Post Anonymously box. When writing a post, please follow our forum guidelines. If you come across a post that you would like us to review, use the Report Post button. Please note the opinions shared in the forums do not necessarily reflect the views of Dockwalk.


RSS Feed Print
entering US with B1B2 visa by flight?
Willy
Posted: Saturday, September 21, 2013 9:36 PM
Joined: 21/09/2013
Posts: 1


Hi all; i'm getting a B1B2 visa, with my actual boat, because the owner said that he wanted to go US.

Now he changed mind, and we don't go there.

I want to go Fort Lauderdale for holiday and why not, find other boats, not us flagged, i know, but what i have to say when  i'm entering the country?

may i say them i'm on holiday?

Thanks


captcary
Posted: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 8:50 PM
Joined: 17/07/2008
Posts: 26


Yes you can.  The B1 is for business and B2 is for pleasure.  You will never enter on both.  Your I94 will be stamped one or the other depending on how you come in.  Just remember that looking for work on a B2 is illegal (even though everyone does it) and if caught you could get booted out with visa taken away.
 
 Average 2 out of 5
]