GUAM
GUAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Updated: 2013/12/6

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Arrival

Arrival flow

  1. 1

    Immigration

  2. 2

    Baggage Claim

  3. 3

    Customs

Layout

Key to symbols

  • Arrival
  • Departure
  • Connection
  • Security Zone
  • Public Zone
  • Security Zone (no use)
  • Stairs/
    Escalator
  • Toilets
  • Bus
  • Currency Exchange
  • Elevator
  • Taxi
  • Information
  • Train
  • Parking

At the 2nd floor Arrival area, there are toilets and currency exchange offices. Once you pass through immigration screening, there are elevators and stairs/escalators to the 1st basement level.On the 1st basement level, there are baggage claim and toilets.After passing through customs, there are currency exchange offices, airport information counters and toilets.You can find buses and taxis outside.

Arrival regulations

Quarantine

This will be carried out at the same time as the customs check.

Immigration

From November 28, 2009, 00:01am Guam local time:

Please make a line in front of each counter (inside the white line) and wait to be called.
Please present your passport and completed immigration card to the official.
When your passport is stamped with an arrivals stamp, the departure record part of your immigration card will be closed.
Your customs declaration will also receive its first inspection stamp, and will be returned to you.

Documents required for entry
Required documents Description
VISA

Guam has two types of visa waiver programs, and Japanese citizens are eligible for both.

1. United States Visa Waiver Program
Japan is an eligible country under the United States Visa Waiver Program (VWP).
Japanese passport holders are permitted to enter the country without a visa provided that the duration of stay is up to 90 days, and the purpose of travel is tourism or business.
2. Guam-CNMI (Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands) Visa Waiver Program
Japan is an eligible country under the Guam-CNMI (Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands) Visa Waiver Program.
Japanese passport holders are permitted to enter the country without a visa provided that the duration of stay is up to 45 days, and the purpose of travel is tourism or business. (You are not required to apply for ESTA (*1) beforehand, but you will need to complete 2 immigration cards if you do not.)

Depending on the purpose of visit (study, work, etc.), a visa or additional documentation may be required.
Please contact the US Embassy for further information.
(Example: A visa and supplementary documentation (I-20) are required if the purpose of the visit is study.)

US permanent residents and conditional permanent residents must show their permanent resident or conditional permanent resident cards (Green Card/I-551).

  • * From April 4, 2016, there has been an exclusive ESTA lane at Guam Airport Immigration. Guam Airport Immigration can be very crowded, and it may take around 90 minutes to proceed through. Even at busy times, passengers with ESTA are able to pass through Immigration relatively smoothly. In addition, passengers with ESTA are not required to fill out immigration documents (two per passenger).

open in new windowFor more information on applying for ESTA, please click here.

Passport

A machine-readable passport (MRP) or an IC passport (IC chipped) valid until the date of return to your home country.

Immigration card
1. Not required under the US Visa Waiver Program (VWP).
2. Under the Guam-CNMI (Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands) Visa Waiver Program, you are required to complete forms I-736 (white immigration card) and I-94 (white immigration card used in the US).
Customs declaration form Customs declaration form (required whether or not there is anything to declare)
Return ticket or e-ticketPlease bring it.
Additional information:
  • When proceeding through Immigration, you will be fingerprinted and photographed.
  • If you are entering Guam without a visa and plan to travel directly from there to the US mainland or Hawaii, please do so under the US Visa Waiver Program (VWP).
  • Please be sure to hand in the departure record portion (half) of your immigration card to the airline when leaving the country. If you mislay the card, you may face delays when trying to enter Guam (and the United States) in the future.
  • As of May 2013, visitors holding a visa are no longer required to complete the form.

Customs

Please show your passport and customs declaration form.
If you are within the limits of tax-free imports, you can pass through Customs easily.
After obtaining an "F" (free) stamp at the first inspection, hand the customs declaration form to another official waiting at the exit, and proceed outside to the lobby.

  • IMPORTANT
    • If you are bringing in currency in excess of US$10,000, this must be declared. In case of any omission, the items will be confiscated in full and you may be liable for personal or criminal charges.

Quarantine (Animals And Plants)

The customs inspection also serves as Quarantine. You are forbidden from bringing in animals, plants, fruit, drugs, etc.

Pets

Prior reservation is necessary if you wish to bring your pet, as the transportation environment within the aircraft needs to be prepared.

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Please also be sure to check with the embassy or quarantine station at your destination for animal quarantine information such as import restrictions and required documentation.

Departure

Departure flow

  1. 1

    Check-in

  2. 2

    Security check

Layout

Key to symbols

  • Arrival
  • Departure
  • Connection
  • Security Zone
  • Public Zone
  • Security Zone (no use)
  • Stairs/
    Escalator
  • Toilets
  • Bus
  • Currency Exchange
  • Elevator
  • Taxi
  • Information
  • Train
  • Parking

On the 1st floor, there are check-in counters, baggage X-ray inspection, toilets, elevators and stairs/escalators to the 2nd floor. On the 2nd floor, there are security, LSG Sagan Bisita Lounge, currency exchange offices and toilets.

Departure regulations

Check-in

Check-in opens 3 hours prior to departure.

  • IMPORTANT
    • Please hand in the immigration card you completed upon arrival to airline staff.
      If you do not hand in the card, you may face delays in the future when trying to enter the United States.

    * As of May 2013, visa holders are no longer required to complete form I-94. However, if you entered the country prior to this date and you have the form attached to your passport, please hand it in.

Security check

After you have completed the check-in procedure, please take the Temporary Passenger Walkway and proceed to Concourse Level 2. There you will undergo a security inspection before proceeding to your departure gate. You are limited to one item of carry-on baggage.

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