Visa Waiver Program Agreement

No later than one year after 18 December 2015 and thereafter each year, the Minister of Homeland Security submits a report on each instance to the Committee on Homeland Security, the Committee on Foreign Affairs, the Committee on Homeland Security, the Committee on Homeland Security, the Committee on Homeland Security. , the Committee on Foreign Affairs, the Committee on Homeland Security, the Committee on Foreign Affairs, the Foreign Affairs Committee and the Senate Justice Committee. in which the secretary exercised the waiver power referred to in Point C in the previous year. Since 2016[7], the visa exemption no longer applies in cases where a person has travelled to Iran, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Sudan, Syria or Yemen on March 1, 2011 or to persons who are citizens of Iran, Iraq, Sudan or Syria. [9] Certain categories such as diplomats, military personnel, journalists, aid workers or legitimate businessmen may waive the visa requirement of the Minister of Homeland Security. [10] The country of the visa waiver program must issue passports with a digital photo printed on the data page or citizens must obtain a visa to travel to the United States. A digital photo is a photo that is printed on the page, unlike a photo that is pasted or rolled into the passport. Looks like the image on the right. No later than 30 days after December 18, 2015 and thereafter, the Secretary of State for Homeland Security, in consultation with the Committee on Homeland Security, the Committee on Justice and the Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives, the Committee on Homeland Security and Intergovernmental Affairs, the Committee on Homeland Security , the Justice Committee and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, present a report on the number of people. who have been denied permission to travel under the program or whose right to such travel has been revoked in the past year and the number of persons who have been identified as a threat to the national security of the United States in accordance with point a) (6). and includes the country or countries of the nationality of each of these persons. The Commission`s reports on visa reciprocity show that there are now only a very limited number of cases of non-reciprocity. In its sixth reciprocal report, the Commission stated that the government of the country was reaching an agreement with the United States regarding the notification or disclosure of information about theft or loss by Interpol or other means, as defined by the Secretary of Homeland Security, no later than 24 hours after the discovery of the theft or loss.

, and in a manner defined in the agreement, to the U.S. government.