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December 27, 2021

DOS Announces Extension and Expansion of NIV Interview Waivers

Most U.S. consulates will soon be exercising newly-granted authority to waive visa interviews for applicants for renewals of most temporary-work visa categories. Interviews will also be waived for many first-time applicants for such visas, for individuals from countries which participate in the VWP program as has long waived visas for business visitors and visitors for pleasure.

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