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bring cell phone to the interview
Posted 11 May 2012 - 07:54 AM
Posted 11 May 2012 - 08:58 AM
I understand that any electronic devices are not allowed at the Consulate. In Toronto, they would actually let you check in small items at the security desk and give you a number/tag to pick it up on your way out, do they do the same thing in Montreal? We'd like to bring one cell phone with us if possible.
You might want to check the MTL consulate's website to be sure... but unless something has changes since last year..... no... you can't bring in a cellphone... you can't even have the little electronic key for your car.... no electronic devices..... and there was no provision to check items in.
Posted 11 May 2012 - 09:12 AM
Posted 11 May 2012 - 09:13 AM
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Posted 11 May 2012 - 03:36 PM
Here is a link from the official montreal consulate website about what you can't bring inside: http://tinyurl.com/7oxaf22
Prohibited Items (Items Not to Bring to the Embassy/Consulate)
The following items are prohibited inside the U.S. Embassy/Consulate and we have no storage facilities for them, so please leave them at your home, your hotel, or in your vehicle:
Backpacks, bags, luggage, or large purses (purses 12 x 10 x 6 in. and smaller will be permitted)
Food and beverages
Weapons, including mace or pepper spray
Tools, including any sharp or bladed objects
Any oils, aerosols or pump sprays, liquids, lotions and powders
Any type of fire starter
Electronic or recording equipment of any kind, including, but not limited to:
MP3, CD, or cassette players
Helmets of any type
Strollers will be determined on a case by case basis
This list is not all-inclusive. The U.S. Embassy/Consulate reserves the right to deny entry of any items deemed suspicious.
Edited by pocheros, 11 May 2012 - 03:38 PM.
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Posted 11 May 2012 - 05:08 PM
I would just bring yourself and your paperwork (and a simple wallet with your ID/money/etc). The more ####### you bring, the longer you are there stuck with security searching and taking apart all your things.
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