I-194 Waiver Forum

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Welcome to the I-194 waiver forum. A discussion bulletin board for Canadians who have been denied entry into the United States because of past 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 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).
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  1. 0 Locked: Welcome and FAQ
  2. 33 Waiver Inadmissibility
  3. 1826 Waiver application processing times
  4. 86 RCMP Fingerprints for waivers, processing (wait) times?
  5. 79 I-192 Requirements
  6. 76 Retroactive changes to criminal pardons violate charter rights, B.C. judge rules
  7. 28 Where to submit my i-192 waiver application - Saint John?
  8. 81 Waiver 4 Prostitution
  9. 84 How to check waiver application status?
  10. 45 Where can you travel with a Canadian criminal record?
  11. 26 Trump change
  12. 47 How long did it take to receive a response from ARO?
  13. 5 Address Change after submitting US Waiver?
  14. 72 Once waiver is received
  15. 38 Secondary
  16. 27 character reference letters
  17. 54 can I use my canadian pardon as record of criminal charges?
  18. 14 Question about record suspensions
  19. 126 September Letter
  20. 70 Pearson Intl Airport - Not taking Waivers until October 7 2017
  21. 243 US Waiver
  22. 24 Donald J. Trump as US. President and what it means for you & your waiver! ( I-194)
  23. 25 Flight Over USA from Canada
  24. 31 I-192 renewal
  25. 20 Waiver regarding TN visa
  26. 19 Waiver Refusal
  27. 34 criminal record reports
  28. 19 Off Topic Question
  29. 9 Waiver received
  30. 10 Do I need a waiver
  31. 30 Lost Original i-194
  32. 2 Appeal
  33. 9 Which port of entry
  34. 2 CBP Blue Meanies
  35. 6 My Experience at Toronto Pearson on Apr 8 2017
  36. 16 Waiver Question
  37. 10 Filing Fee
  38. 13 Received my file destruction, do I still need a waiver?
  39. 12 Confused
  40. 6 Green cards
  41. 16 Entering For First Time
  42. 31 Should I do my waiver myself?
  43. 4 Applying early?
  44. 9 RCMP Fingerprint Results
  45. 11 What are some reasons that your waiver can get declined? Anybody know of any?
  46. 1 Re-entry into US
  47. 1 follow up
  48. 14 Canadian with 3 DUIs- did 3 weeks in jail
  49. 4 Secondary Security Checks?
  50. 8 Attorney follow up
  51. 0 Waiver & Foreign Travel

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