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Foreign Affairs ManualThe Foreign Affairs Manual is published by the United States Department of State and can be accessed on the State Department's web site. It contains the functional statements, organizational responsibilities, and authorities of each of the major components of the U.S. Department of State.

Together, they comprise the basic organizational directive of the State Departme

In 9 FAM Visas, you’ll find the latest visa related procedures and guidance by visa type (classification) for the Department of State, including U.S. Embassies and Consulate worldwide.


 9 FAM Visas

9 FAM Visas

9 FAM 40 GENERAL
-40.1 Definitions  [50 Kb]
-40.1 Notes  [110 Kb]
-40.2 Documentation of Nationals  [56 Kb]
-40.2 Notes  [56 Kb]
-40.3 Entry into Areas Under U.S. Administration  [53 Kb]
-40.3 Notes  [59 Kb]
-40.4 Furnishing Records and Information from Visa Files for Court Proceedings  [57 Kb]
-40.4 Notes  [124 Kb]
-40.4 Exhibit I - Sample Form Letter to an Attorney  [44 Kb]
-40.4 Exhibit II - Governments Eligible to Receive Visa Information  [65 Kb]
-40.5 Limitation on the Use of National Crime Information Center Criminal History Information  [61 Kb]
-40.6 Basis for Refusal  [56 Kb]
-40.6 Notes  [75 Kb]
-40.6 Exhibit I - Grounds of Ineligibility and Available Waivers  [87 Kb]
-40.6 Procedural Notes  [50 Kb]
-40.7 Basis for Refusal under INA 214(b)  [53 Kb]
-40.7 Notes  [63 Kb]
-40.9 Classes of Inadmissible Aliens  [52 Kb]
-40.11 Medical Grounds of Ineligibility  [69 Kb]
-40.11 Notes  [161 Kb]
-40.11 Exhibit I - TB Technical Intruction Table - 2007  [113 Kb]
-40.21(a) Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude and Controlled Substance Violators  [90 Kb]
-40.21(a) Notes  [234 Kb]
-40.21(a) Procedural Notes  [70 Kb]
-40.21(b) Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude and Controlled Substance Violators  [83 Kb]
-40.21(b) Notes  [82 Kb]
-40.21(b) Procedural Notes  [49 Kb]
-40.22 Multiple Criminal Convictions  [64 Kb]
-40.22 Notes  [65 Kb]
-40.23 Controlled Substance Traffickers  [54 Kb]
-40.23 Notes  [65 Kb]
-40.23 Exhibit I - Excerpt from 21 CFR Chapter II  [139 Kb]
-40.24 Prostitution and Commercialized Vice  [60 Kb]
-40.24 Notes  [58 Kb]
-40.25 Certain Aliens Involved in Serious Criminal Activity Who Have Asserted Immunity from Prosecution  [62 Kb]
-40.26 Foreign Government Officials Engaging in Violations of Religious Freedom  [52 Kb]
-40.26 Notes  [85 Kb]
-40.27 Significant Traffickers in Persons  [54 Kb]
-40.27 Notes  [57 Kb]
-40.28 Aliens Engaged in Money Laundering  [65 Kb]
-40.28 Notes  [60 Kb]
-40.31 Security and Related Grounds - General  [53 Kb]
-40.31 Notes  [85 Kb]
-40.31 Procedural Notes  [116 Kb]
-40.31 Exhibit I - Technology Alert List  [72 Kb]
-40.31 Exhibit II - Department's List of State Sponsors of Terrorism  [50 Kb]
-40.32 Terrorist Activities  [68 Kb]
-40.32 Notes  [196 Kb]
-40.32 Exhibit I - List of Designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations  [48 Kb]
-40.33 Foreign Policy  [52 Kb]
-40.33 Notes  [61 Kb]
-40.34 Immigrant Membership in Totalitarian Party  [62 Kb]
-40.34 Notes  [109 Kb]
-40.34 Procedural Notes  [66 Kb]
-40.35(a) Participants in Nazi Persecutions  [55 Kb]
-40.35(a) Notes  [102 Kb]
-40.35(a) Procedural Notes  [70 Kb]
-40.35(a) Exhibit I - Governments Allied with Nazi Germany  [53 Kb]
-40.35(a) Exhibit II - Organizations under the Direction of the Nazi Government of Germany  [109 Kb]
-40.35(b) Participation in Genocide  [52 Kb]
-40.35(b) Notes  [82 Kb]
-40.36 Association with Terrorist Organizations  [52 Kb]
-40.36 Notes  [76 Kb]
-40.37 Visa VIPER Terrorist Reporting Program  [59 Kb]
-40.37 Notes  [104 Kb]
-40.38 Accountability for the Recruitment and Use of Child Soldiers  [60 Kb]
-40.38 Notes  [55 Kb]
-40.41 Public Charge  [74 Kb]
-40.41 Notes  [171 Kb]
-40.41 Procedural Notes  [126 Kb]
-40.41 Exhibit I - Poverty Income Guidelines 2009  [132 Kb]
-40.51 Labor Certification  [65 Kb]
-40.51 Notes  [97 Kb]
-40.51 Procedural Notes  [58 Kb]
-40.51 Exhibit I  [55 Kb]
-40.51 Exhibit II - Schedule B  [72 Kb]
-40.51 Exhibit III - Form ETA-750  [188 Kb]
-40.51 Exhibit IV - Statement of Qualifications of Alien  [184 Kb]
-40.51 Exhibit V - Instructions for Immigrant Visa Applicants  [185 Kb]
-40.51 Exhibit VII - Statement to be Signed before Consular Officer  [80 Kb]
-40.51 Exhibit VIII - U.S. Department of Labor Regional Offices  [85 Kb]
-40.51 Exhibit IX - Form ETA-9089  [4300 Kb]
-40.51 Exhibit X - ETA-9089 Instructions  [5194 Kb]
-40.52 Unqualified Physicians  [87 Kb]
-40.52 Notes  [127 Kb]
-40.53 Uncertified Foreign Health-Care Workers  [66 Kb]
-40.53 Notes  [251 Kb]
-40.61 Aliens Present Without Admission or Parole  [60 Kb]
-40.62 Failure to Attend Removal Proceedings  [64 Kb]
-40.62 Notes  [52 Kb]
-40.63 Misrepresentation: Falsely Claiming Citizenship  [83 Kb]
-40.63 Notes  [110 Kb]
-40.64 Stowaways  [50 Kb]
-40.64 Notes  [50 Kb]
-40.65 Smugglers  [63 Kb]
-40.65 Notes  [60 Kb]
-40.66 Subject of Civil Penalty  [59 Kb]
-40.66 Notes  [57 Kb]
-40.67 Student Visa Abusers  [56 Kb]
-40.67 Notes  [67 Kb]
-40.68 Aliens Subject to INA 222(g)  [56 Kb]
-40.68 Notes  [80 Kb]
-40.68 Procedural Notes  [64 Kb]
-40.68 Exhibit I  [55 Kb]
-40.71 Documentation Requirements for Immigrants  [55 Kb]
-40.72 Documentation Requirements for NonImmigrants  [55 Kb]
-40.72 Notes  [47 Kb]
-40.81 Ineligible for Citizenship  [65 Kb]
-40.81 Notes  [58 Kb]
-40.82 Alien Who Departed the United States to Avoid Service in the Armed Forces  [57 Kb]
-40.82 Notes  [62 Kb]
-40.82 Procedural Notes  [57 Kb]
-40.82 Exhibit I  [59 Kb]
-40.91 Certain Aliens Previously Removed  [67 Kb]
-40.91 Notes  [55 Kb]
-40.92 Aliens Unlawfully Present  [62 Kb]
-40.92 Notes  [81 Kb]
-40.93 Aliens Unlawfully Present After Previous Immigration Violation  [57 Kb]
-40.93 Notes  [51 Kb]
-40.101 Practicing Polygamists  [51 Kb]
-40.101 Notes  [55 Kb]
-40.102 Guardian Required to Accompany Helpless Alien  [54 Kb]
-40.103 International Child Abduction  [54 Kb]
-40.103 Notes  [73 Kb]
-40.103 Exhibit I - Countries Party to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction  [49 Kb]
-40.104 Unlawful Voters  [57 Kb]
-40.104 Notes  [57 Kb]
-40.105 Former Citizens Who Renounced Citizenship to Avoid Taxation  [56 Kb]
-40.105 Notes  [52 Kb]
-40.201 Failure of Application to Comply with INA  [59 Kb]
-40.202 Certain Former Exchange Visitors  [66 Kb]
-40.202 Notes  [82 Kb]
-40.203 Alien Entitled to A, E, or G NonImmigrant Classification  [60 Kb]
-40.203 Notes  [56 Kb]
-40.205 Applicant for Immigrant Visa Under INA 203(c)  [56 Kb]
-40.206 Frivolous Applications  [61 Kb]
-40.207 Certain Aliens Involved in Confiscation of Property of U.S. Nationals  [78 Kb]
-40.207 Notes  [68 Kb]
-40.207 Procedural Notes  [52 Kb]
-40.208 Certain Aliens Involved in Political Killings  [81 Kb]
-40.209 Unauthorized Disclosure of United States Confidential Business Information  [56 Kb]
-40.212 Persons Credibly Alleged to Have Aided and Abetted Colombian Insurgent and Paramilitary Groups  [54 Kb]
-40.301 Waiver for Ineligible NonImmigrant Under INA 212(d)(3)(A)  [59 Kb]
-40.301 Notes  [91 Kb]
-40.301 Procedural Notes  [78 Kb]
-40.301 Exhibit I - Form OF-221  [119 Kb]

9 FAM 41 NONIMMIGRANT VISAS
-41.1 Exemption By Law or Treaty from Passport and Visa Requirements  [97 Kb]
-41.1 Notes  [55 Kb]
-41.2 Waiver by Secretary of State and Attorney General of Passport and/or Visa Requirements for Certain Categories of Nonimmigrants  [74 Kb]
-41.2 Notes  [231 Kb]
-41.2 Exhibit I - List of Commonwealth Countries and Ireland  [50 Kb]
-41.2 Exhibit II - List of Countries Participating in the Visa Waiver Program  [69 Kb]
-41.2 Exhibit III - List of Signatory VWP Carriers  [130 Kb]
-41.3 Waiver By Joint Action of Consular and Immigration Officers of Passport and/or Visa Requirements  [64 Kb]
-41.3 Notes  [10 Kb]
-41.11 Entitlement to NonImmigrant Status  [75 Kb]
-41.11 Notes  [87 Kb]
-41.11 Procedural Notes  [63 Kb]
-41.12 Classification Symbols  [71 Kb]
-41.21 Foreign Officials - General  [67 Kb]
-41.21 Notes  [99 Kb]
-41.21 Procedural Notes  [80 Kb]
-41.22 Officials of Foreign Governments  [65 Kb]
-41.22 Notes  [94 Kb]
-41.22 Procedural Notes  [71 Kb]
-41.23 Accredited Officials in Transit  [92 Kb]
-41.24 International Organization Aliens  [75 Kb]
-41.24 Notes  [95 Kb]
-41.24 Procedural Notes  [54 Kb]
-41.24 Exhibit I - International Organizations  [77 Kb]
-41.24 Exhibit II - Requirement for Request for G-4 or G-5 Visa  [84 Kb]
-41.25 NATO Representatives, Officials, and Employees  [59 Kb]
-41.25 Notes  [82 Kb]
-41.26 Diplomatic Visas  [63 Kb]
-41.26 Notes  [63 Kb]
-41.27 Official Visas  [65 Kb]
-41.27 Notes  [53 Kb]
-41.31 Temporary Visitors for Business or Pleasure  [65 Kb]
-41.31 Notes  [141 Kb]
-41.32 Nonresident Alien Mexican Border Crossing Identification Cards; Combined Border Crossing Identification Cards and B-1/B-2 Visitor Visa  [68 Kb]
-41.32 Notes  [59 Kb]
-41.32 Procedural Notes  [73 Kb]
-41.41 Crewmen  [63 Kb]
-41.41 Notes  [77 Kb]
-41.41 Procedural Notes  [56 Kb]
-41.42 Crew-List Visas  [51 Kb]
-41.42 Notes  [46 Kb]
-41.51 Treaty Trader or Treaty Investor  [71 Kb]
-41.51 Notes  [147 Kb]
-41.51 Exhibit I - Treaties and Laws Containing Trader and Investor Provisions in Effect  [71 Kb]
-41.51 Exhibit III - Form DS-156-E Nonimmigrant Treaty Trader / Investor Application  [125 Kb]
-41.51 Exhibit IV  [773 Kb]
-41.51 Exhibit V - Suggested Document Checklist for Applicants  [67 Kb]
-41.52 Information Media Representative  [60 Kb]
-41.52 Notes  [64 Kb]
-41.53 Temporary Workers and Trainees  [110 Kb]
-41.53 Notes  [176 Kb]
-41.53 Procedural Notes  [57 Kb]
-41.54 Intracompany Transferees (Executives, Managers, and Specialists)  [73 Kb]
-41.54 Notes  [152 Kb]
-41.54 Procedural Notes  [76 Kb]
-41.54 Exhibit I - Specialized Knowledge Questionnaire  [55 Kb]
-41.55 Aliens with Extraordinary Ability  [70 Kb]
-41.55 Notes  [100 Kb]
-41.55 Procedural Notes  [75 Kb]
-41.55 Exhibit I - Form I-797 Notice of Action  [101 Kb]
-41.56 Athletes, Artists, and Entertainers  [70 Kb]
-41.56 Notes  [126 Kb]
-41.57 International Cultural Exchange Visitors  [72 Kb]
-41.57 Notes  [101 Kb]
-41.58 Aliens in Religious Occupations  [70 Kb]
-41.58 Notes  [96 Kb]
-41.59 Professionals under the North American Free Trade Agreement  [64 Kb]
-41.59 Notes  [80 Kb]
-41.61 Students--Academic and Nonacademic  [65 Kb]
-41.61 Notes  [158 Kb]
-41.61 Procedural Notes  [59 Kb]
-41.61 Exhibit I  [458 Kb]
-41.61 Exhibit II - Form I-20M-N/I-20ID  [480 Kb]
-41.61 Exhibit III  [165 Kb]
-41.62 Exchange Visitors  [79 Kb]
-41.62 Notes  [182 Kb]
-41.62 Exhibit I  [1372 Kb]
-41.62 Exhibit II - 1984 Exchange Visitor Skills List  [305 Kb]
-41.62 Exhibit III  [181 Kb]
-41.62 Exhibit IV  [47 Kb]
-41.62 Exhibit V - Sample Handout for Summer Work Travel Participants  [60 Kb]
-41.62 Exhibit VI - 2009 Exchange Visitor Skills List Index  [218 Kb]
-41.63 Two-Year Home-Country Physical Presence Requirement  [94 Kb]
-41.63 Notes  [55 Kb]
-41.71 Transit Aliens  [57 Kb]
-41.71 Notes  [68 Kb]
-41.81 Fianc(e)s  [68 Kb]
-41.81 Notes  [128 Kb]
-41.81 Procedural Notes  [74 Kb]
- 41.81 Exhibit I - Form I-601 Application for Waiver of Ground of Excludability  [802 Kb]
-41.81 Exhibit II - Form OF-221 Two-Way Visa Action and Responses  [91 Kb]
-41.81 Exhibit III - Form DSL-1076  [90 Kb]
-41.81 Exhibit V - Form OF-179  [56 Kb]
-41.82 Certain Parents and Children of Section 101(a)(27)(I) Special Immigrants  [56 Kb]
-41.82 Notes  [62 Kb]
-41.83 Certain Witnesses and Informants  [64 Kb]
-41.83 Notes  [66 Kb]
-41.84 Victims of Trafficking in Persons  [64 Kb]
-41.84 Notes  [76 Kb]
-41.84 Procedural Notes  [66 Kb]
-41.85 Victims of Criminal Activity  [69 Kb]
-41.85 Notes  [116 Kb]
-41.86 Certain Spouses and Children of Lawful Permanent Residents  [65 Kb]
-41.86 Notes  [69 Kb]
-41.101 Place of Application  [65 Kb]
-41.101 Notes  [59 Kb]
-41.101 Procedural Notes  [11 Kb]
-41.102 Personal appearance of Applicant  [75 Kb]
-41.102 Notes  [114 Kb]
-41.103 Filing an Application and Form OF-156  [64 Kb]
-41.103 Notes  [95 Kb]
-41.104 Passport Requirements  [63 Kb]
-41.104 Notes  [65 Kb]
-41.104 Procedural Notes  [56 Kb]
-41.104 Exhibit I - Countries that Extend Passport Validity for an Additional Six Months after Expiration  [57 Kb]
-41.105 Supporting Documents and Fingerprinting  [63 Kb]
-41.105 Notes  [53 Kb]
-41.106 Processing  [51 Kb]
-41.107 Visa Fees  [64 Kb]
-41.107 Notes  [71 Kb]
-41.107 Exhibit I - Information Sheet for Charitable Institutions Seeking Visa Fee Waivers  [52 Kb]
-41.108 Medical Examination  [58 Kb]
-41.108 Notes  [86 Kb]
-41.111 Authority to Issue Visa  [59 Kb]
-41.111 Notes  [66 Kb]
-41.111 Exhibit I - Temporary Reciprocity Schedule  [119 Kb]
-41.112 Validity of Visa  [74 Kb]
-41.112 Notes  [96 Kb]
-41.112 Exhibit I - Maximum Initial Periods of Admission and Extension Fees  [79 Kb]
-41.113 Procedures in Issuing Visas  [65 Kb]
-41.113 Notes  [82 Kb]
-41.113 Procedural Notes  [111 Kb]
-41.113 Exhibit II - MRV Placed on Form OF-232 (Sample)  [53 Kb]
-41.121 Refusal of Individual Visas  [72 Kb]
-41.121 Notes  [93 Kb]
-41.121 Procedural Notes  [102 Kb]
-41.121 Exhibit III - OF-194 Refusal Worksheet  [275 Kb]
-41.121 Exhibit IV - Sample Refusal Letter for Denials under INA 214(b)  [85 Kb]
-41.122 Revocation of Visas  [68 Kb]
-41.122 Notes  [63 Kb]
-41.122 Procedural Notes  [111 Kb]
-41.122 Exhibit I - Sample Letter of Visa Revocation  [61 Kb]
-41.122 Exhibit III - Certificate of Revocation  [74 Kb]

9 FAM 42 IMMIGRANT VISAS
-42.1 Aliens Not Required to Obtain Immigrant Visas  [56 Kb]
-42.1 Notes  [105 Kb]
-42.1 Procedural Notes  [72 Kb]
-42.1 Exhibit I - Excerpt from 8 CFR  [59 Kb]
-42.2 Aliens Not Required to Present Passports  [63 Kb]
-42.2 Notes  [66 Kb]
-42.11 Classification Symbols  [81 Kb]
-42.12 Rules of Chargeability  [57 Kb]
-42.12 Notes  [72 Kb]
-42.12 Exhibit I - Foreign States Subject to Annual Limitation Pursuant to INA 202(a)  [75 Kb]
-42.12 Exhibit II - Dependent Areas Subject to Annual Limitation Pursuant to INA 202(a)  [64 Kb]
-42.21 Immediate Relatives  [57 Kb]
-42.21 Notes  [347 Kb]
-42.21 Exhibit I - Form I-604 Request for and Report on Overseas Orphan Investigation  [219 Kb]
-42.21 Exhibit II - Excerpt from 8 CFR 204.3  [66 Kb]
-42.21 Exhibit III - Form I-600-A  [408 Kb]
-42.21 Exhibit V - State Level Adoption Contacts  [48 Kb]
-42.21 Exhibit VI - Excerpt from 8 CFR 204.3(d)  [50 Kb]
-42.21 Exhibit VII - Excerpt from 8 CFR 204.4  [81 Kb]
-42.21 Exhibit VIII - "Article 5" Letter of Convention Adoption  [50 Kb]
-42.21 Exhibit IX - Hague Adoption Certificate  [173 Kb]
-42.22 Returning Resident Aliens  [46 Kb]
-42.22 Notes  [104 Kb]
-42.22 Procedural Notes  [60 Kb]
-42.22 Exhibit II - Form DSL-1074  [54 Kb]
-42.22 Exhibit III  [111 Kb]
-42.22 Exhibit IV - Sample Boarding Authorization to Transportation Line  [52 Kb]
-42.23 Certain Former U.S. Citizens  [61 Kb]
-42.23 Notes  [54 Kb]
-42.24 Amerasians Eligible Under Pub. L. 100-202  [58 Kb]
-42.31 Family Sponsored Immigrants  [61 Kb]
-42.31 Notes  [72 Kb]
-42.32 Employment-Based Immigrants  [51 Kb]
-42.32(a) First Preference - Priority Workers  [47 Kb]
-42.32(a) Notes  [72 Kb]
-42.32(b) Second Preference-Professionals with Advanced Degrees or Persons of Exceptional Ability  [58 Kb]
-42.32(b) Notes  [72 Kb]
- 42.32(c) Third Preference-Skilled Workers, Professionals, Other Workers  [55 Kb]
-42.32(c) Notes  [59 Kb]
-42.32(d) Fourth Preference Special Immigrants - Certain U.S. Government Employees  [57 Kb]
-42.32(d)(1) Fourth Preference Special Immigrants-Religious Workers  [64 Kb]
-42.32(d)(1) Notes  [76 Kb]
-42.32(d)(2) Fourth Preference Special Immigrants - Certain U.S. Government Employees  [55 Kb]
-42.32(d)(2) Notes  [107 Kb]
-42.32(d)(2) Procedural Notes  [68 Kb]
-42.32(d)(3) Panama Canal Employees  [68 Kb]
-42.32(d)(3) Notes  [66 Kb]
-42.32(d)(4) Spouse and Children of Certain Foreign Medical Graduates  [63 Kb]
-42.32(d)(4) Notes  [55 Kb]
-42.32(d)(5) Fourth Preference Special Immigrants-Certain International Organization and NATO Civilian Employees  [67 Kb]
-42.32(d)(5) Notes  [62 Kb]
-42.32(d)(6) Fourth Preference Special Immigrants-Certain Juvenile Court Dependents  [55 Kb]
-42.32(d)(6) Notes  [53 Kb]
-42.32(d)(7) Certain Members of United States Armed Forces Recruited Abroad  [55 Kb]
-42.32(d)(7) Notes  [59 Kb]
-42.32(d)(7) Procedural Notes  [49 Kb]
-42.32(d)(8) Certain International Broadcasting Employees  [53 Kb]
-42.32(d)(8) Notes  [62 Kb]
-42.32(d)(9) Fourth Preference Special Immigrants - Victims of Terrorism  [57 Kb]
-42.32(d)(9) Notes  [101 Kb]
-42.32(d)(10) Fourth Preference Special Immigrants - Certain Special Immigrant Translators  [52 Kb]
-42.32(d)(10) Notes  [65 Kb]
-42.32(d)(11) Fourth Preference - Special Immigrants  [57 Kb]
-42.32(d)(11) Notes  [80 Kb]
-42.32(e) Fifth Preference-Employment-Creation Immigrants  [67 Kb]
-42.32(e) Notes  [75 Kb]
-42.33 Diversity Immigrants  [60 Kb]
-42.33 Notes  [91 Kb]
-42.33 Procedural Notes  [105 Kb]
-42.41 Effect of Approved Petition  [59 Kb]
-42.41 Notes  [114 Kb]
-42.41 Procedural Notes  [98 Kb]
-42.41 Exhibit I - Excerpt from 8 CFR 204.5(f)  [52 Kb]
-42.41 Exhibit II - DNA Testing  [57 Kb]
-42.42 Petitions for Immediate Relative or Preference Status  [83 Kb]
-42.42 Notes  [91 Kb]
-42.42 Procedural Notes  [66 Kb]
-42.43 Suspension or Termination of Action in Petition Cases  [51 Kb]
-42.43 Notes  [74 Kb]
-42.43 Procedural Notes  [66 Kb]
-42.43 Exhibit I - Excerpt from 8 CFR 205  [65 Kb]
-42.51 Department Control of Numerical Limitations  [68 Kb]
-42.51 Notes  [49 Kb]
-42.51 Procedural Notes  [64 Kb]
-42.52 Post Records of Visa Applications  [66 Kb]
-42.52 Notes  [69 Kb]
-42.52 Procedural Notes  [93 Kb]
-42.53 Priority Date of Individual Applicants  [63 Kb]
-42.53 Notes  [91 Kb]
-42.53 Procedural Notes  [62 Kb]
-42.53 Exhibit I - Excerpts from 8 CFR 204.1 and 8 CFR 204.2  [56 Kb]
-42.53 Exhibit II - Excerpts from 8 CFR 204.5 and 8 CFR 211.5  [57 Kb]
-42.54 Order of Consideration  [58 Kb]
-42.55 Reports on Numbers and Priority Dates of Applications on Record  [56 Kb]
-42.55 Notes  [75 Kb]
-42.55 Procedural Notes  [58 Kb]
-42.61 Place of Application  [47 Kb]
-42.61 Notes  [70 Kb]
-42.61 Procedural Notes  [90 Kb]
-42.61 Exhibit I - List of Homeless Nationalities and Selected Processing Posts  [53 Kb]
-42.62 Personal Appearance and Interview of Applicant  [52 Kb]
-42.62 Notes  [54 Kb]
-42.62 Procedural Notes  [94 Kb]
-42.63 Application Forms and Other Documentation  [55 Kb]
-42.63 Notes  [114 Kb]
-42.63 Procedural Notes  [97 Kb]
-42.63 Exhibit I - Sample Notification to Petitioner  [50 Kb]
-42.64 Passport Requirements  [51 Kb]
-42.64 Notes  [57 Kb]
-42.64 Procedural Notes  [68 Kb]
-42.65 Supporting Documents  [51 Kb]
-42.65 Notes  [75 Kb]
-42.65 Procedural Notes  [61 Kb]
-42.66 Medical Examination  [50 Kb]
-42.66 Notes  [95 Kb]
-42.66 Exhibit I - Sample Written Agreement with Medical Panel Physicians  [150 Kb]
-42.66 Exhibit II - How to Select a Panel Physician  [211 Kb]
-42.67 Execution of Application, Registration, and Fingerprinting  [68 Kb]
-42.67 Notes  [70 Kb]
-42.67 Procedural Notes  [63 Kb]
-42.67 Exhibit I  [48 Kb]
-42.68 Informal Evaluation of Family Members If Principal Applicant Precedes Them  [48 Kb]
-42.68 Notes  [58 Kb]
-42.68 Procedural Notes  [52 Kb]
-42.71 Authority to Issue Visas; Visa Fees  [75 Kb]
-42.71 Notes  [63 Kb]
-42.71 Procedural Notes  [58 Kb]
-42.72 Validity of Visas  [59 Kb]
-42.72 Notes  [54 Kb]
-42.72 Procedural Notes  [52 Kb]
-42.73 Procedure in Issuing Visas  [69 Kb]
-42.73 Notes  [56 Kb]
-42.73 Procedural Notes  [109 Kb]
-42.73 Exhibit I - U.S. Postal Service Two-Letter State and Territory Abbreviations  [55 Kb]
-42.73 Exhibit II - Illustration of Immigrant Visa Envelope  [51 Kb]
-42.73 Exhibit III  [48 Kb]
-42.73 Exhibit IV - Notice of Duty to Register with U.S. Selective Service  [155 Kb]
-42.74 Issuance of New or Replacement Visas  [66 Kb]
-42.74 Notes  [81 Kb]
-42.81 Procedure in Refusing Individual Visas  [48 Kb]
-42.81 Notes  [63 Kb]
-42.81 Procedural Notes  [75 Kb]
-42.81 Exhibit I - Form OF-194 Refusal Worksheet  [371 Kb]
-42.82 Revocation of Visas  [59 Kb]
-42.82 Notes  [70 Kb]
-42.82 Exhibit I - Sample Letter of Revocation of Immigrant Visa  [51 Kb]
-42.83 Termination of Registration  [50 Kb]
-42.83 Notes  [62 Kb]
-42.83 Procedural Notes  [84 Kb]
-42.83 Exhibit I - Notice of Termination of Registration  [50 Kb]
-42.83 Exhibit II - Final Notice of Cancellation of Registration  [48 Kb]

9 FAM Appendix A
-Appendix A, (Classified Excluded)  [5 Kb]

9 FAM Appendix B Unassigned

9 FAM Appendix C Unassigned
-Reciprocity Schedules  [39 Kb]

9 FAM Appendix D, Automated Visa Systems
-Appendix D, 100 Automated Visa Systems  [61 Kb]
-Appendix D, 200 Consular Lookout and Support System  [86 Kb]
-Appendix D, 300 Machine Readable Nonimmigrant Visa (MRV)  [60 Kb]
-Appendix D, 400 Immigrant Visa System  [67 Kb]
-Appendix D, Exhibit I  [44 Kb]
-Appendix D, Exhibit II - Example of ANVIS Visa  [370 Kb]
-Appendix D, Exhibit III  [274 Kb]

9 FAM Appendix E, Correspondence
-Appendix E, 100 Correspondence  [55 Kb]
-Appendix E, 200 Types of Correspondence  [63 Kb]
-Appendix E, 300 References to Standard Visa Texts  [108 Kb]
-Appendix E, 400 Guidelines for Correspondence on Visa and Immigration Matters  [57 Kb]
-Appendix E, 500 Procedures for Handling Requests for Information or Documents Contained in the Visa Files  [49 Kb]
-Appendix E, 600 Instructions for Correspondence to U.S. Government Addressees in the United States, Other Than Members of Congress  [53 Kb]
-Appendix E, 700 Instructions Relating to Congressional Correspondence  [57 Kb]
-Appendix E, 800 Correspondence with Attorneys or Other Intermediaries  [49 Kb]
-Appendix E, 900 Tickler System for Correspondence Control  [63 Kb]
-Appendix E, Exhibit I  [54 Kb]
-Appendix E, Exhibit II  [65 Kb]

9 FAM Appendix F
-Appendix F - 100 Maintaining Issued and Refused Visa Files  [80 Kb]
-Appendix F, 200 Visa Refusal Cases  [52 Kb]
-Appendix F, 300 Maintaining A-Z Visa File  [62 Kb]
-Appendix F, 400 Visa Subject Files  [52 Kb]
-Appendix F, 500 Guides on Proper Names and Name Citing  [380 Kb]

9 FAM Appendix G

9 FAM Appendix H, Other Agency Information
-Appendix H 100 Department of Homeland Security  [72 Kb]
-Appendix H 200 Federal Bureau of Investigation  [54 Kb]
-Appendix H 300 Internal Revenue Service  [69 Kb]
-Appendix H 400 Selective Service System  [50 Kb]

9 FAM Appendix I, Required Reports
-Appendix I, 100 Required Reports  [47 Kb]
-Appendix I 200 - Required Reports Of Immigrant Visas Issued And Refused (IVACS Report 28 Or Form OF-186)  [55 Kb]
-Appendix I, 300 Numbers and Priority Dates of Applications  [72 Kb]
-Appendix I, 400 Semiannual Report of Nonimmigrant Visas Issued and Refused  [53 Kb]
-Appendix I, 500 General Guidelines Regarding Private Bills  [78 Kb]
-Appendix I, 600 Foreign Passport Information Report  [56 Kb]
-Appendix I, Exhibit I - Periodic Reports  [65 Kb]
-Appendix I, Exhibit II - General Reports Due As Developments And Changes Occur  [57 Kb]
-Appendix I, Exhibit III - Required Operational Case Reports  [57 Kb]
-Appendix I, Exhibit IV - Immigrant Visa Workload Monthly Report  [398 Kb]
-Appendix I, Exhibit V - Monthly Report Of Qualified Visa Applicants  [575 Kb]
-Appendix I, Exhibit VII - List of Office Symbols  [69 Kb]
-Appendix I, Exhibit VIII - Nationality Codes Used in NIV Reporting  [65 Kb]
-Appendix I, Exhibit IX - Monthly Returns of Unused Visa Numbers (Report 22)  [205 Kb]
-Appendix I, Exhibit X - Rules of Procedure and Statement of Policy for Private Immigration Bills  [1196 Kb]

9 FAM Appendix J, Visa Issuance Equipment-Control and Maintenance
-Appendix J, Visa Issuance Equipment-Control and Maintenance  [47 Kb]

9 FAM Appendix K, Visa Referral Systems
-Appendix K 100 - Visa Referral Management, Monitoring, and Abuse  [70 Kb]
-Appendix K 200 - Referral Procedures  [69 Kb]
-Appendix K 300 - Exemptions from Certain Processing Requirements  [65 Kb]
-Appendix K Exhibit I - Worldwide Nonimmigrant Visa Referral Policy  [94 Kb]
-Appendix K Exhibit II - Sample Visa Referral Appointment Letter  [49 Kb]

9 FAM Appendix L - Unavailalble

9 FAM Appendix M, (Reserved)
-Appendix M, (Reserved)  [5 Kb]

9 FAM Appendix N, Traditional Services Performed for DHS by Consular Officers
-Appendix N, 100 Introduction  [65 Kb]
-Appendix N, 200 Visa Petitions  [95 Kb]
-Appendix N, 300 INS-Issued Documents  [197 Kb]
-Appendix N, 400 Benefits Under INA 212(h) and (i)  [61 Kb]
-Appendix N, 500 Unassigned  [59 Kb]
-Appendix N, 600 INA 212(d)(5)(A) Parole Authority  [68 Kb]
-Appendix N, Exhibit I  [68 Kb]
-Appendix N, Exhibit II  [196 Kb]
-Appendix N, Exhibit III  [51 Kb]
-Appendix N, Exhibit V  [56 Kb]
-Appendix N, Exhibit VI A  [52 Kb]
-Appendix N, Exhibit VI B  [52 Kb]
-Appendix N, Exhibit VII  [61 Kb]
-Appendix N, Exhibit IX  [73 Kb]
-Appendix N, Exhibit X  [75 Kb]

9 FAM Appendix O, Refugee Case Processing
-Appendix O, 100 Refugee Resettlement Policy  [56 Kb]
-Appendix O, 200 Authorities for Refugee Admissions  [52 Kb]
-Appendix O, 300 Roles and Responsibilities  [82 Kb]
-Appendix O, 400 Annual Basis of Refugee Admissions Program  [61 Kb]
-Appendix O, 500 Definitions  [61 Kb]
-Appendix O, 600 Processing Individual Refugee Cases  [66 Kb]
-Appendix O, 700 Consular Processing of V-93 Beneficiaries  [172 Kb]
-Appendix O, 800 Checklist of Visas 93 Processing Steps for Consular Officers  [54 Kb]
-Appendix O, 900 Special Considerations Related to Refugee Minors  [53 Kb]
-Appendix O, 1000 Confidentiality in Refugee Processing  [56 Kb]
-Appendix O, 1100 No Fee for Refugee Processing  [49 Kb]
-Appendix O, 1200 Consular Processing of V-92 Beneficiaries  [144 Kb]
-Appendix O, 1300 Checklist of Visas 92 Processing Steps for Consular Officers  [53 Kb]
-Appendix O, Exhibit I  [59 Kb]
-Appendix O, Exhibit II  [67 Kb]
-Appendix O, Exhibit III  [393 Kb]

9 FAM Appendix P Unassigned

Change Transmittals
-VISA-1265 (08-07-2009) 41.104 Exhibit I  [60 Kb]
-VISA-1264 (08-04-2009) Appendix K 100, 200, and 300  [61 Kb]
-VISA-1263 (08-04-2009) 40.7 Notes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1262 (07-30-2009) 41.55 Notes  [61 Kb]
-VISA-1261 (07-29-2009) 40.7 Regulations and Statutes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1260 (07-29-2009) Appendix F 500  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1259 (07-29-2009) 41.85 Notes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1258 (07-28-2009) Removes Appendix R  [49 Kb]
-VISA-1257 (07-28-2009) Removes Appendix Q  [50 Kb]
-VISA-1256 (07-28-2009) 42.67 Regulations and Statutes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1255 (07-23-2009) Appendix K Exhibits I & II  [71 Kb]
-VISA-1254 (07-21-2009) 41.84 Notes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1253 (07-20-2009) 41.62 Notes  [74 Kb]
-VISA-1252 (07-20-2009) Removes 41.81 Exhibit IV  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1251 (07-17-2009) 41.121 Notes  [74 Kb]
-VISA-1250 (07-17-2009) 41.113 Notes  [75 Kb]
-VISA-1249 (07-16-2009) 41.62 Exhibit VI  [60 Kb]
-VISA-1248 (07-16-2009) Removes 41.42 Procedural Notes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1247 (07-14-2009) 41.24 Notes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1246 (07-14-2009) 41.25 Notes  [60 Kb]
-VISA-1245 (07-14-2009) 42.43 Procedual Notes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1244 (07-10-2009) 41.22 Notes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1243 (07-10-2009) 41.113 Procedural Notes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1242 (07-09-2009) 41.2 Exhibit III  [50 Kb]
-VISA-1241 (07-08-2009) Appendix D 200  [60 Kb]
-VISA-1240 (07-08-2009) 40.27 Notes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1239 (07-06-2009) Removes 41.103 Exhibit I  [48 Kb]
-VISA-1238 (07-01-2009) 40.202 Notes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1237 (07-01-2009) 41.21 Notes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1236 (07-01-2009) 41.84 Notes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1235 (06-25-2009) 41.31 Notes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1234 (06-25-2009) 41.62 Exhibit VI  [60 Kb]
-VISA-1233 (06-23-2009) Classified  [164 Kb]
-VISA-1232 (06-19-2009) Appendix F 500  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1231 (06-17-2009) Classified  [146 Kb]
-VISA-1230 (06-15-2009) 41.63 Notes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1229 (06-12-2009) 40.63 Regulations and Statutes  [60 Kb]
-VISA-1228 (06-12-2009) 40.62 Regulations and Statutes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1227 (06-12-2009) 41.62 Exhibit V  [60 Kb]
-VISA-1226 (06-11-2009) 41.62 Exhibit VI  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1225 (06-11-2009) 40.21(a) Regulations and Statutes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1224 (06-09-2009) 40.4 Notes and 41.103 Notes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1223 (06-08-2009) Classified  [126 Kb]
-VISA-1222 (06-08-2009) 41.51 Exhibit V  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1221 (06-08-2009) 40.53 Regulations and Statutes  [60 Kb]
-VISA-1220 (05-27-2009) 40.52 Regulations and Statutes  [60 Kb]
-VISA-1219 (05-19-2009) Appendix D Exhibit I  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1218 (05-19-2009) Classified  [104 Kb]
-VISA-1217 (05-15-2009) 42.65 Notes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1216 (05-12-2009) 40.41 Exhibit I  [60 Kb]
-VISA-1215 (05-12-2009) 40.11 Notes  [58 Kb]
-VISA-1214 (05-06-2009) 40.28 and 40.37 Regulations and Statutes  [60 Kb]
-VISA-1213 (05-04-2009) 40.38 Regulations and Statutes and Notes  [49 Kb]
-VISA-1212 (05-04-2009) 40.25 Regulations and Statutes  [60 Kb]
-VISA-1211 (05-04-2009) 40.32 Regulations and Statutes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1210 (04-30-2009) 42.62 Regulations and Statutes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1209 (04-28-2009) 40.41 Procedural Notes and Exhibit I  [49 Kb]
-VISA-1208 (04-27-2009) 41.57 Notes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1207 (04-23-2009) 41.61 Notes and 41.62 Notes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1206 (04-23-2009) 41.51 Exhibit IV  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1205 (04-23-2009) 41.84 Procedural Notes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1204 (04-23-2009) Appendix G 100  [48 Kb]
-VISA-1203 (04-20-2009) 41.2 Exhibit II  [60 Kb]
-VISA-1202 (04-20-2009) 41.24 Regulations and Statutes  [48 Kb]
-VISA-1201 (04-20-2009) 41.23 Regulations and Statutes  [48 Kb]
-VISA-1200 (04-20-2009) 41.113 Procedural Notes  [58 Kb]
-VISA-1199 (04-17-2009) Appendix N Exhibit I  [48 Kb]
-VISA-1198 (04-17-2009) Removes Appendix N Exhibit IV  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1197 (04-17-2009) Appendix N Exhibit V  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1196 (04-17-2009) Appendix N Exhibit III  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1195 (04-16-2009) Appendix N 200, 400, and 500  [60 Kb]
-VISA-1194 (04-16-2009) 40.21(a) Procedural Notes and 40.24 Notes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1193 (04-16-2009) 40.28 Regulations and Statutes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1192 (04-16-2009) 40.209 and 40.212 Regulations and Statutes  [60 Kb]
-VISA-1191 (04-16-2009) 40.11 Notes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1190 (04-15-2009) 41.104 Notes  [58 Kb]
-VISA-1189 (04-15-2009) 41.1 Regulations and Statutes  [62 Kb]
-VISA-1188 (04-15-2009) 42.32(d)(11) Regulations and Statutes  [60 Kb]
-VISA-1187 (04-15-2009) Appendix N Exhibit X  [60 Kb]
-VISA-1186 (04-09-2009) Appendix N Exhibit IX  [60 Kb]
-VISA-1185 (04-09-2009) Removes Appendix N Exhibits VIII-A and VIII-B  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1184 (04-09-2009) Appendix N Exhibit VII  [60 Kb]
-VISA-1183 (04-08-2009) 40.202 Notes  [62 Kb]
-VISA-1182 (04-07-2009) Appendix N Exhibit II  [52 Kb]
-VISA-1181 (04-07-2009) 41.112 Notes  [62 Kb]
-VISA-1180 (04-07-2009) 40.35(b) and 40.36 Regulations and Statutes  [64 Kb]
-VISA-1179 (04-07-2009) Classified  [159 Kb]
-VISA-1178 (04-03-2009) 42.21 Notes  [59 Kb]
-VISA-1177 (04-02-2009) Appendix D 200 and Exhibit III  [63 Kb]
-VISA-1176 (04-02-2009) Appendix D 100, 300, 400, Exhibit I, and Exhibit II  [64 Kb]
-VISA-1175 (04-02-2009) 42.72 Notes and 42.72 Procedural Notes  [62 Kb]
-VISA-1174 (03-31-2009) 42.73 Procedural Notes  [62 Kb]
-VISA-1173 (03-30-2009) 42.1 Notes and Procedural Notes  [62 Kb]
-VISA-1172 (03-30-2009) Classified  [103 Kb]
-VISA-1171 (03-19-2009) 42.32(d)(11) Notes  [62 Kb]
-VISA-1170 (03-19-2009) Appendix 0 700 & 1200  [64 Kb]
-VISA-1169 (03-13-2009) Classified  [135 Kb]
-VISA-1168 (03-11-2009) Appendix N 100  [63 Kb]
-VISA-1167 (03-10-2009) 41.104 Exhibit I  [63 Kb]
-VISA-1166 (03-06-2009) 42.32(e) Regulations and Statutes  [63 Kb]
-VISA-1165 (03-06-2009) 40.1 Notes  [62 Kb]
-VISA-1164 (03-05-2009) 40.23 Notes  [62 Kb]
-VISA-1163 (03-05-2009) Classified  [92 Kb]
-VISA-1162 (03-03-2009) 40.92 Notes  [62 Kb]
-VISA-1161 (03-03-2009) 42.32(e) Notes  [62 Kb]
-VISA-1160 (03-03-2009) Appendix I Exhibit X  [63 Kb]
-VISA-1159 (03-03-2009) 40.51 Exhibit X  [63 Kb]
-VISA-1158 (03-03-2009) 40.51 Exhibit I  [63 Kb]
-VISA-1157 (02-25-2009) 41.62 Exhibit IV  [63 Kb]
-VISA-1156 (02-17-2009) 41.56 Notes  [62 Kb]
-VISA-1155 (02-17-2009) 41.11 Notes  [62 Kb]
-VISA-1154 (02-17-2009) 41.55 Notes  [62 Kb]
-VISA-1153 (02-13-2009) 41.57 Notes  [62 Kb]
-VISA-1152 (02-11-2009) 41.113 Procedural Notes  [62 Kb]
-VISA-1151 (02-10-2009) 41.62 Notes  [65 Kb]
-VISA-1150 (02-10-2009) 41.31 Notes  [62 Kb]

 

 


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