U.S. Embassy Announces Visa Courier Service Changes

U.S. Embassy Announces Visa Courier Service Changes Effective immediately, the U.S. Embassy Port of Spain Visa Unit will no longer be able to provide free courier services for visa applicants.  This applies to both immigrant visa (IV) and non-immigrant visa (NIV) processing, including cases where the interview has been waived.  Applicants will be required to …

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Ask the Consul – December, 2020

Question: How soon will visa operations return to normal at the Embassy? What is the latest guidance on applying for a visa and will I be able to get an interview soon?   Answer: The U.S. Embassy Consular Section continues to limit non-immigrant visa services according to host country and U.S. Department of State guidelines …

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Applying for a ‘tourist’ visa in T&T? Do not pay fees online!

REMINDER:  When you are applying for your Non-Immigrant “tourist” Visa at U.S. Embassy Port of Spain, you MUST pay your application fees at Scotiabank branches ONLY. Payment for Non-Immigrant “tourist” Visas CANNOT be made online using your credit card. If you are prompted to do so, you are not using an official U.S. government website. …

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U.S. Embassy Introduces Interview Waiver for the Renewal of Tourist Visas

March 14, 2019 U.S. Embassy Port of Spain has introduced a new visa initiative – the Renewal Interview Waiver (RIW) – which creates new conveniences for Trinbagonians renewing their non-immigrant B1, B2, or B1/B2 “tourist” visas. “The Renewal Interview Waiver will especially help with the renewal of visas for individuals living in Tobago, as they …

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Ask the U.S. Consul – February 2017

Question: I am expecting family from the U.S. for Carnival, is there any information that they should know before travelling? First of all we hope you have a safe Carnival. Please note the recent Executive Order “Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Attacks by Foreign Nationals” does not affect U.S. Citizens, TT citizens travelling on TT …

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Executive Order does not affect TT Green Card Holders who are not dual nationals of listed countries

T&T citizens who are Legal Permanent Residents (LPR) of the U.S. and are not dual nationals of one of the seven countries affected by the Executive Order Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Attacks by Foreign Nationals, are not affected by that Order. The Order also does not restrict the travel of dual nationals, so long as …

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