Definition of landing card in US English:

landing card


  • A card that is filled in with personal details by a passenger on an international flight or voyage and handed in to immigration on arrival.

    ‘prior to landing, I was given a landing card’
    • ‘These officers are primarily interested in passports and landing cards.’
    • ‘The warnings were right there on the landing card.’
    • ‘By some freak of nature, I've photographically memorised their address from the landing card.’
    • ‘He testified that he could not find a landing card filled out by the defendant, a requirement for anyone entering the country.’
    • ‘Culmination of the procedure sees the landing card removed and severely beaten with stamps of various sizes using a kaleidoscope of inks.’