Announcements

Revised Reciprocity Schedule For Argentina

16 December, 2019

Effective December 30, 2019, the reciprocity schedule for Argentina will be revised for the following nonimmigrant visa categories. This change will adjust the validity and reciprocity fees for the below categories commensurate to those imposed by the Government of Argentina on U.S. citizens. Note the old reciprocity validity in parentheses.

Class Reciprocity Fee Applications Validity
F1 $0 Multiple 22 Months
F1 $315 ($0) Multiple 60 Months
F2 $0 Multiple 22 Months
F2 $315 ($0) Multiple 60 Months

The reciprocity tables displayed on travel.state.gov will be updated to reflect the changes above.

Extension of Validity for Venezuelan Passports

12 June, 2019

As of June 7, 2019 the Department of State recognizes that previously issued Venezuelan passports and “prorrogas” have been extended by decree of interim Venezuelan President Guaido for an additional five years past their printed date of expiration. Passports rendered valid by this decree will be accepted for visa and other consular services.

Supreme Court Order on Presidential Proclamation on Visas (December 4, 2017)

11 December, 2017

On December 4, the U.S. Supreme Court granted the Government’s motions for emergency stays of preliminary injunctions issued by the U.S. District Courts for the Districts of Hawaii and Maryland, which prohibited the enforcement of certain sections of Presidential Proclamation 9645 (P.P). Nationals of Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Yemen, and Venezuela are subject to the restrictions and limitations. More information is available at this link: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/visa-information-resources/presidential-proclamation-archive/2017-12-04-Presidential-Proclamation.html.