Welcome to the new i-194 Waiver Forum
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"Birth Tourism"
This is an interesting article...currently does not apply to I-192 Travel Waivers, but possible in the future? I have done several medical waivers, although not for a few years. Those require...
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My Experience at Toronto Pearson on Apr 8 2017
This is my first time doing waiver and I did all by myself with the help of this forum and online search. So i want to give my experience back to the forum as my "thank you" I reached the office...
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Received denial from ARO. What are the chances of a successful appeal?
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I-212, Application for Permission to Reapply
I do have a 212(d)(3) waiver approved, how do I find out do I need I-212, Application for Permission to Reapply along with this waiver..
Proposed I-192 Waiver Application Fee Change - December 16th is Last Day to Comment
Just a reminder that tomorrow, December 16th is the last day to submit written comments on the proposed fee changes for many immigration related documents including Form I-192, Application for...
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No longer a right of withdrawal at US preclearance zones
Interesting set of changes really put a lot of latitude on CPB in assessing potential travel to the US. The thing that seems most alarming is that Canadian citizens no longer have the right of...
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Pardon Companies
When I am at the Airport I meet a lot of people who use other companies that do waivers. Here is a story to illustrate how bad one popular one is. I met a guy, lets call him "D" at the airport 5...
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Parole Board Increases Filing Fee
The Parole Board will be increasing the filing fee from $631 to $644.81 effective March 31, 2020. ...
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Court Documents wait time up to 4 months. Advice?
I've requested court documents related to my arrest from the Ontario Court of Justice. I just called and they told me it would take 3-4 months to process. Thats crazy!! I was arrested for break...
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character reference letters
On the checklist of required documents, I see nothing about character reference letters. But I think they could be beneficial to the application process. Any thoughts or experiences with this? And...
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Travel report - first time in US with waiver
Been lurking for a long time here and really appreciated all the insight. We made our first trip to Florida last week since getting my i-194 waiver. Left via Pearson airport (Toronto). The customs...
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Is form G-325A still needed?
Preparing my third waiver and the I-192 application form seems to have changed. Some of the questions from G-325A now seem to be there. Does this mean that G-325A (biographic information) is no...
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DUI - Possible changes?
Currently, a "Basic" DUI does not effect an individual traveling to the USA and there is no need to apply for a Travel Waiver. I use the term Basic - as long as there is not a continual history...
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I-192 Requirements
Thought I'd post this in case anyone found it useful. This was on the wicket window at YYC (Calgary International Airport). https://goo.gl/photos/NpJaoSmxiGtoKdnZ6 Cheers, Tim
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Pre Clearance after Record Suspension?
For those who have not been denied US entry before, just wanted to know if there's been any issue with pre clearance after getting a record suspension?
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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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