Visa Reciprocity Changes, Oct. 26

Ellis IslandDOS Updates Visa Reciprocity

As of October 26, 2018, the Department of State has updated its visa reciprocity tables. Since our last update on visa reciprocity changes, three countries have experienced changes.

October 26

  • Egypt: Updated Birth, Death, Marriage, and Divorce Certificates

October 24

  • Dominican Republic: Updated Police Records
  • Canada: Updated Police Certificates

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The U.S. government may require fees for nonimmigrant visa application after it has been approved. This is based on the principle of reciprocity. That is, when a foreign government levies fees on American citizens for certain visas, the U.S. government does likewise to those foreign nationals. You can find U.S. reciprocity impositions by country at the Department of State's website.

For More Information

Read the up-to-date Visa Reciprocity Table.

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This information comes from the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA Doc. No. 18010535).

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