Updated Visa Fees

The U.S. Government continuously re-evaluates reciprocity schedules worldwide to ensure that U.S. visa issuance fees are commensurate with fees imposed by other governments on U.S. citizens.  U.S. Embassy Beirut engaged with Lebanese authorities regarding fee reciprocity for nearly two years, asking the Government of Lebanon to adjust the visa and residency fees it charges American citizens to be ...
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Proclamation Suspending Entry of Aliens Who Present a Risk to the U.S. Labor Market Following the Coronavirus Outbreak

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has significantly disrupted Americans’ livelihoods.  Since March 2020, United States businesses and their workers have faced extensive disruptions while undertaking certain public health measures necessary to flatten the curve of COVID-19 and reduce the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.  The overall unemployment rate in the United States ...
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Fake News About Visa Rule Changes

Reports of new countries being added to the U.S. Visa Waiver Program (VWP) are false. No new countries have been added, and Lebanon is not currently part of the Visa Waiver Program. The U.S. embassy warns against opening any emails, opening links or emails, or responding to any email or announcement purporting to have information ...
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