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i194waiver
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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...
WaiverCan
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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...
J Rogers
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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. ...
Michelle
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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...
tallman1234
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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...
pinkman
10 replies
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...
TrishInTO
7 replies
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...
Michelle
7 replies
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?
nicknack
6 replies
Fingerprints
How recent do your fingerprints need to be, when you are applying for a US Entry Waiver?
Danielle
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Donald J. Trump as US. President and what it means for you & your waiver! ( I-194)
Folks, Once Trump is in office in 2017, regardless how people's waivers are going new laws will be introduced. If you have a waiver pending, your chances are good to get the 3-5 years unless it...
RS
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NEXUS?
With an I-194 waiver can we apply for a NEXUS card? It seems the waiver would 'waive' the criminal record (also have a pardon). [ Ricoh appended this reply on December 13, 2019 @ 8:41 pm ] Edit:...
Ricoh
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Waiver application processing times
@1980, jazzsax1, can you text me 306.531.8886 your phone number and I will call you on Tuesday..Thanks!
Michelle
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Inadmissable and emergency landing in USA
Hi Just came across this newsarticle where a flight from Toronto to Vancouver was diverted to Seattle due to weather and mechanical. Now this made me think, what would happen to someone who is...
Travey
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5 year inadmissibility wait
So I’ve asked this before but never really got a straight answer. I know the common prescribed wait is 5 years after being sentenced for a crime but does anybody know when the period actually...
Mike G
7 replies
Waiver Denied
Hi, I applied for a i192 waiver in April 2019 and was denied in October 2019. The reason for the denial was because my fraud over charge (was the direct result of my drug use). They did state that...
Marco84
9 replies

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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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