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Hey guys,

Got another question as always :) I was wondering which terminal do I have to go to once I arrive at lax for k1 visa? and approximately how long does it take for the whole procedure? (immigration and customs) I will be travelling on British airways on a week day and most likely will be landing around 7 pm.

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: England
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Hey guys,

Got another question as always :) I was wondering which terminal do I have to go to once I arrive at lax for k1 visa? and approximately how long does it take for the whole procedure? (immigration and customs) I will be travelling on British airways on a week day and most likely will be landing around 7 pm.

You don't choose the terminal, the airline takes care of all that. Just follow everyone else getting off the plane and you'll end up at Immigration. There's no way of knowing how long immigration and customs will take, it all depends on how many international flights arrive at the same time as yours. Hope you have a smooth journey. :thumbs:

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Yep, everybody on the plane is going through the same immigration and customs. You just navigate like ants. That is, you follow the people in front of you. If you happen to be the very first one off the plane, just go where the uniformed officers (probably with guns) are directing you to go. It's not hard.

You don't do anything special because of your K-1 visa. Just pretend you're a tourist, and stay in the lines for visitors. When you actually get to the front of the line and speak to the officer, you'll probably be directed to go over to a room on the side for secondary inspection, where they'll open the mysterious brown envelope and type some things into a computer.

The timing depends very much on how many other flights are arriving and how busy they are. It might be five minutes or it might be 45 minutes.

If your question was regarding where you should have somebody meet you to pick you up, they should follow the signs for international arrivals.


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Hey guys,

Got another question as always :) I was wondering which terminal do I have to go to once I arrive at lax for k1 visa? and approximately how long does it take for the whole procedure? (immigration and customs) I will be travelling on British airways on a week day and most likely will be landing around 7 pm.

All international flights (unless they do pre-flight immigration) go to Tom Bradley terminal.

When you get to immigration, You will see a bunch of lines. Somewhere in front of those lines should be an officer directing people to diffrent lines. If you are traveling alone you may end up in the tourists line. If you are traveling with your SO, you may get directed to the Citizens/LPR line.

After you finish immigration, you can pick up your bags from the baggage claim. Then you will pass through customs. Your bags may or may not be inspected.


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I didn't get sent to a separate room while the opened 'the' envelope, they just did it right there while I was waiting in the queue. Same as the other's have said, BA, Tom Bradley and the wait times can be up to 30 minutes, sometimes a bit more depending on how many officers they have working.


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