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VISA INFORMATION

Visa Information

Visa Applications (Important Information)
Please apply for U.S. Visa applications as early as possible.

Passport Entry
Those delegates not requiring a visa to enter the country (VWP countries, Canada, Mexico or Bermuda) should read the latest on MRP Passport requirements (see below Visa Waiver Program). Visit the following website for information on traveling to the United States without a visa. http://travel.state.gov/visa/tempvisitors_novisa.html

Visa Waiver Program (VWP) Countries
There are 27 countries that participate in the Visa Waiver Program and are allowed to enter the country without a Visa if they meet the new laws regarding MRP passports. If you are traveling from one of these countries please read the new rules and laws regarding MRP Passports.

Andorra (MRP)
Iceland Norway
Australia Ireland Portugal
Austria Italy San Marino
Belgium (MRP) Japan Singapore
Brunei (MRP) Liechtenstein (MRP) Slovenia (MRP)
Denmark Luxembourg Spain
Finland Monaco Sweden
France the Netherlands Switzerland
Germany New Zealand United Kingdom

Passport Entry
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Fax: 858-822-3610
Email: admin@iscb.org

Machine Readable Passports (MRP) - The Secretary of State has granted a postponement until October 26, 2004, as the deadline whereby visa waiver program travelers from 21 VWP countries must present a machine-readable passport (MRP) at the U.S. port of entry to enter the U.S. without a visa, otherwise a U.S visa is required. Starting October 26, 2004, visa waiver travelers from ALL 27 Visa Waiver Program countries must present either a machine-readable passport or a U.S. visa.