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Roatan Immigration forms

Discussion in 'Bay Islands' started by tridacna, Oct 18, 2017.

  1. tridacna

    tridacna ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
    Location: New Jersey
    Same thing happened to me last time.

    I was kinda hoping (in a stupid way) that someone sprinkled magic dust and they had gotten their act together somehow. Ah well...

    I’ll do it again and report back.
  2. parrotheaddiver

    parrotheaddiver Loggerhead Turtle

    # of Dives: I'm a Fish!
    Location: Southeast of Disorder...and San Marcos, Texas
    I have filled it out a couple of times. The last time was in September of this year, they put me in the locals line which I can get into anyway since I am considered a senior citizen but it seemed to make it quicker once you got to the immigration person...but then you have to wait forever for your luggage. CCV people grab it off the conveyor belt, then wait another forever to put it through the scanner...once you make it through the scan CCV will take it from there...whew...
    tridacna likes this.
  3. Shawnda F

    Shawnda F Garibaldi

    # of Dives: 50 - 99
    I am one of the volunteers that greet and help you out at the airport. We are under orders NOT to let anyone in the express lane that has filed out the Honduran pre-check forms. Filing out the forms does shorten your time at the immigration officer.
    When we volunteers erroneously put people in the express lane that should not be there, the immigration officers complain about it, we get reprimanded for it, and unfortunately often end up quitting.
    Just to volunteer for that "job" we have to take courses, get a criminal record check, and, and, and......... There are too few of us as it is, and its obviously not easy to recruit new people once they realized the hoops they have to jump through just to volunteer.
    The express lane is for Honduran citizens, residents (just because you own property here, does not make you a resident), feeble seniors, families with very young children and babies, and handicapped.
    So please be polite, don't try to "sneak" into the express lane, its not just your time that is at stake.
  4. Brodydog

    Brodydog Barracuda

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Braselton, GA
    What Shawnda F said. The online form got me into the express line in September of last year. In July of this year it did not get me into the short line and only saved the immigration officer from having to enter the information once I got to his/her window.
    CajunDiva likes this.
  5. Rogerthedodger

    Rogerthedodger Angel Fish

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Denver
    THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR REPLYING. It's great to get data from a real reliable source...I promise that I won't try and skip into the residents line. (again).

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