Posts Tagged ‘Visa’

US To Expel Thousands Of Chinese Grad Students With Ties To Chinese Military Schools

The Trump administration plans to cancel the visas of thousands of Chinese graduate students and researchers in the United States who have direct ties to universities affiliated with the People’s Liberation Army, according to American officials with knowledge of the discussions. The plan would be the first designed to bar the access of a category of Chinese […]

Regime slashes visa fees for U.S citizens

A review of the U.S.’ visa reciprocity policy for Nigeria has led to a slash of visa application charges for citizens of the North American country by the Nigerian government.  Confirming the development, the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr Muhammad Babandede said the visa application charges for American citizens was slashed from $180 to $160.  […]

US restricts Chinese officials’ visas over Uighur ‘repression’

The one-two punch by President Donald Trump’s administration marks the most forceful attempt by a foreign power to address what some rights groups call a historic crisis in Xinjiang, and comes amid a range of feuds between the United States and China. “China has forcibly detained over one million Muslims in a brutal, systematic campaign […]

Saudi Arabia Offers Visas To 49 Countries To Boost Tourism

Saudi Arabia will open its doors to international tourists under a new visa system that allows people from 49 countries to apply for e-visas and visas on arrival, Chairman of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage, Ahmad Al-Khateeb, said on Friday. He said, “The move is part of the kingdom’s efforts to wean […]

US Visa: Nigerian citizens required to pay reciprocity fee [See Details]

Effective worldwide on 29 August, Nigerian citizens will be required to pay a visa issuance fee, or reciprocity fee, for all approved applications for nonimmigrant visas in B, F, H1B, I, L, and R visa classifications. The reciprocity fee will be charged in addition to the nonimmigrant visa application fee, also known as the MRV […]

US Embassy replies Nigerians on dress code for visa interviews

The United States Embassy in Nigeria has clarified that dress code is not a requirement for obtaining the country’s visa. Speaking during a Facebook live session on Wednesday, Consular Officers said the applicants could come for interview in traditional Nigerian dresses which they find unique. The officials, who addressed common mistakes seen on DS 160 […]