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U.S. Embassy Beirut Expands Interview Waiver Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Visas
November 7, 2022

The U.S. Embassy in Beirut is pleased to announce the expansion of interview waiver eligibility for Lebanese citizens who are renewing B1/B2 tourist and business visas. Lebanese citizens of ages 50 and older and whose B1/B2 visas have expired within the last 24 months may qualify for Interview Waiver which allows for visa renewal without an interview.

This is a procedural change to provide better customer service and more efficiently process renewals of business and tourist visas for qualified and eligible Lebanese citizens. As required by U.S. law, some eligible visa holders may be required to appear at the U.S. Embassy for interviews after submission of their applications. If an interview is required, an Embassy representative will contact the applicant.

Applicants may visit our website at https://www.ustraveldocs.com/lb/lb-niv-visarenew.asp to determine if they are eligible for an interview waiver.

For further details and answers to other questions, please visit: https://www.ustraveldocs.com/lb/lb-gen-faq.asp