Resumption of Visa Services

 Embassy Bern Resumes Limited Visa Services   Starting July 15, 2020, Embassy Bern will resume processing of limited categories of non-immigrant visa applications. At this time, we are prioritizing services for citizens and residents of Switzerland. National Interest Exceptions The following categories of travelers may now qualify for national interest exceptions (NIEs) under Presidential Proclamation …

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Information for non-U.S. citizens following the Coronavirus / COVID-19 Outbreak

U.S. Embassy Bern – Consular Affairs LAST UPDATED: May 4, 2020 Non-U.S. citizens, due to the ongoing impact of coronavirus/COVID-19, we ask that you check this information before deciding whether to contact us. Due to the high volume of inquiries, we will be unable to reply to any email inquiries if the question is answered …

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United States Begins Implementation of Changes to the Visa Waiver Program

The United States began implementing changes under the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 (the Act) on January 21, 2016.  U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) welcomes more than a million passengers arriving to the United States every day and is committed to facilitating legitimate travel while maintaining the highest …

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