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Can i take Transit at Miami International?

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Hi i am from India and Planning to travel to Bahamas and i am getting airfares via MIA (Maimi International Airport), and the stopovers are so long like 10-15 hours. So i want to know can i Get Transit entry to USA at the airport?

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Where will you be flying from?

The reason I ask is that I don't think it is possible to fly direct from India to MIA without first touching another airport in the US.

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Plus, you didn't tell us what kind of US visa, if any, that you have, or had.


Look at your itinerary, and, then call US consulate in India/ check their website to see if you need it.

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Won't you land in the US before you land in Miami ?

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