Welcome to the new i-194 Waiver Forum
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i194waiver
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Changes to waiver periods!
Due to backlogs it appears that ARO is moving to start issuing waivers for first time and renewals to five years! Thought everyone would want to know, so I'm posting some references from US...
Eve
New employer
Hi guys I have a 5 year waiver. If I change employers do I need to submit a new waiver application. Thanks
James
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I192
Please I need someone to help me I was denied entry to US . I was seeing someone in Canada that was taking care of me financially but at the bother they stopped me I got denied entry I have no...
Sara
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I192 waiver processing time
Filed my waiver March 1, 2016 been waiting nine months now no contact with ARO I have been doing these waivers for 20 years Always got my waiver within four months don't know what to do I am...
Sailor
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Average waiver wait time?
Does anybody know the average wait time for the waiver I've been waiting nine months since I filed on march 1 in Niagara Falls ny I only have 3 months left to get it then I lose my job of35 years...
Waiver application processing times
I think I know what might be happening with my waiver application. It must have gone missing at some point during the process but the status shows "pending further review". So when I send an...
Figman
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RE SUBISSION OF PRINTS PLEASE ANSWER
Hi guys, can someone/anyone provide me with some insight . I submitted July 19/2016 , this is my first waiver application, I was mailed a letter not too long ago to re submit my prints because they...
A copy of the official court record from the actual court of conviction indicating plea indictment
I am currently apply for my I-192 and ive never been charged with anything in any country yet this part of the I-192 says I need "A copy of the official court record from the actual court of...
Tori
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Do I need an I-192
If I was charged at the border but then all charges were dropped and I never had a court date or case do I still need to fill out an I-192 form or should I be able to go across the border from...
Tl
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Got my I-192 letter of approval but never went to the U.S. yet...Is this letter still valid?
Hi, Hopefully someone can help me here.. I applied for a u.s waiver back in 2008 then finally received the letter of approval in 2011 from the u.s customs and border.. (I hired pardons canada to...
connie
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Speeding Up the Process
So I've sent off my prints to the RCMP And got the ball rolling! I have a few convictions, but I don't remember the dates. Does it make sense to get a criminal record check from my local police and...
MarkusBAT
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Do I need a Visa Waiver?
Hi there folks. First off, I'm new here. The site is fantastic and a wealth of great info. I have a quick question I'm hoping someone on here can help me clarify. I'm currently in the process of...
philmeup1
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I-192 Fees Increasing Dec. 23/16...EXCEPT for most of us!
The DHS has now published its final rule in the Federal Register, outlining a raft of fee increases for the programs it is in charge of effective Dec. 23, 2016. But there appears to be very good...
Frank Jr
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"A copy of the official court record" & A good company to Process Waiver"
Need some advice here please. I have had waivers for the past 20 years, usually 5 year terms. I have to apply for a new one, and they have new rules that I have to have “A copy of the...
Madeitbc
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Canadian with US charges
Hello, so I have pretty much everything in order and am getting ready to submit my application. 14 years ago I was convicted of a misdemeanor possession charge while crossing the border into...
JamieV
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Welcome to the I‑194 Waiver Forum

A discussion forum for any Canadian who has been denied entry into the United States because of criminal record, having overstayed a previous visit to the U.S., an infectious disease, or other reason. Applying for and receiving a US entry waiver is a simple process that you can complete yourself. It requires documentation, fingerprints, completion of the I-192 waiver application form and an interview at a pre-clearance or US border facility. Current filing fees are $585 / $930 US. This US I-194 waiver is typically granted for temporary visits to the USA for between 1-5 years (5 years is the maximum).

Update: As of Mid-2019 you can file and pay Form I-192 application online using the Electronic Secured Adjudication Forms Environment (e-SAFE).

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