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Information for International Travelers

JWA welcomes international travelers. Two airlines offer nonstop flights to/from Canada and Mexico. Please find below some important links to help you prepare for your international trip:

Welcome to the United States

Visa and Passport Requirements

passportThe U.S. Department of State offers information on international travel requirements, travel tips and country-specific information at TRAVEL.STATE.GOV.

Travelers Health Information

Tips on recommended immunizations and destination-specific health information for international travelers: CDC.GOV - Travelers Health

Programs to Expedite International Traveling

GLOBAL ENTRY (U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Global Entry allows expedited U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the United States. Global Entry members flying into Orange County can now take advantage of this program at John Wayne Airport. Global Entry participants may also be eligible to receive expedited screening benefits via the TSA Pre✓™ program.

View the video below or visit the CBP Global Entry website for more information:

NEXUS Flag of Canada

Passengers traveling south from Canada to the United States will be able to take advantage of the customs preclearance system in Canada. For faster service, NEXUS members flying to the United States are also now able to use NEXUS cards in designated security lines for pre-board screening at Vancouver International Airport. More information about NEXUS...

Consulate Services

Currency Exchange

John Wayne Airport does not offer currency exchange services.

The following services are located near the Airport:

City National Bank link
Orange County Airport Branch
18111 Von Karman Avenue, Suite 100, Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 223-4007

Travelex World Wide Money link
South Coast Plaza
3333 Bristol Street, Suite 1874, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 751-1203

Travelex World Wide Money link
Downtown Disney
1565 S. Disneyland Dr., Suite 104, Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 502-0811