Welcome to the new i-194 Waiver Forum
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Do I need to re book travel plans?
My husband applied for his RCMP fingerprints early December, still have not received. We booked our Hawaii trip for early June. From the sounds of it, we probably will not receive the waiver in...
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Charges dismissed, stayed or withdrawn..what happens?
Hypothetical question for those who might know. What happens if your charged with an offense and then the charges are dismissed, stayed or withdrawn. What happens if I decide to enter the US? Am I...
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Travel waiver expiring while in the US
Hey Guys, I'm about 9 months into my first waiver. I started the renewal process about 6 months in and I'm still waiting for things to come back, Haven't yet applied at the Airport. I have a trip...
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US entry waiver application
I'm about to submit my first entry waiver application and have a couple of questions. I live in the GTA and heard that YYZ is busy for waiver interviews. Should I go down to Niagara instead? Anyone...
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A couple of clarifications
Just filling out my I-192 and G-325A. Last time a paid a company to assist, then realized after they sent me the package all they did was pre-fill the G-325A and I-192 for me with info I already...
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Direct flight over U.S. airspace
Anyone have any trouble with non stop flight over us airspace? I've read online that the airspace is controlled the same as enetering on ground but nothing from A credible source, only websites...
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International travel (not us)
My record is sealed in my home country (Canada) but it is forever locked into the United states record system (NCIC). I belive this is the case for every person who needs a us waiver - the record...
Mike 95
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Entry into the UK and Australia
Does anybody have any knowledge of what is required to enter the UK or Australia with a criminal record? Do you they access to CPIC like the US when going through customs?
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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
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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...
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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,...
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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
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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...
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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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