Welcome to the new i-194 Waiver Forum
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i194waiver
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Airport procedure
When travelling first time by air after receiving waiver, what happens at customs? Any paperwork or secondary inspection? Thanks
KW4
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Completing I-192 Application Form
I am helping my uncle apply for a US Waiver and am wondering if anyone who has filed the I-192 can give me some guidance for filling it out. He would just be traveling to the US periodically for...
I-192 Application
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Any one have experience with waiver for drug trafficking?
Has anyone has any luck with drug trafficking charges (Marijuana)? I have a trafficking charge that was for a quarter pound however I was only 16 at the time of conviction. I received a "summary...
changed man 95
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US waiver application processing times?
On the US Embassy website it says that the Ottawa airport pre-clearance accepts waiver applications between 11-3pm, Monday to Friday. Can anyone confirm? I thought they were processing only...
ren_ott
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Financial
I was refused entry at the U.S. border. My husband and I rent property long term in the U. S. He is a dual citizen and lives part of the year in the U.S.. Being my support is from my husband,...
lambchop3
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Court records
My conviction is 23 years old. Will the court documents still exist and how do I go about getting them? Is there a cost involved? Thanks
KW
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Reapplying For US Waiver
On the cpb.gov website it states that to reapply for a waiver you will need to repeat all steps that you took with the first application, including obtaining a copy of fingerprints from the RCMP...
Dave
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Recommendations on where to apply.
Will be placing my application shortly and was wondering if it is faster waiver processing time to go to a pre-clearance centre like at the Calgary airport or directly to the Port of Entry.?have...
Card stapled to passport for overseas travel
A card is stapled to your passport upon approval of the waiver application. When travelling to Europe, does anyone have any info on what is involved and how this card is processed with the...
lambchop3
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Fingerprint locations?
seen a list somewhere and I can't remember where. i need to get my waiver started asap. anyone know where the fingerprint locations are in ottawa?
darrelp
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Do I need a visa application?
I had a criminal record and I used Pardons Canada to get it sealed. I am wondering if I am going to need a US waiver to go state side. I've haven't been to the US in about 15 years. Does anyone...
ericinyul
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proof of ties to Canada
been asked to provide proof of ties to Canada. i rent so i can't use mortgage or anything like that. what do they need?
doddi194
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phone number for edmonton preclearance
hey everyone great idea this forum. I'm looking for the number for the preclearance at the edmonton airport.
john
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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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