Visa Waiver Program

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Visa Waiver Program

Reciprocal agreements between the United States and a number of countries whereby one may travel to other countries for up to 90 days without needing to purchase a tourist visa or other documentation. The Visa Waiver Program does not allow one to take a job in the United States (or another country), but one may conduct business for one's job in one's home country. Most European countries, along with Australia, Japan, New Zealand and South Korea, are part of the Visa Waiver Program.
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Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 27 (ANI): India and the Dominican Republic on Monday signed visa waiver agreement that would permit diplomatic passport holders of the two nations to travel and stay in each other's country without holding a visa for 90 days.
UAE's visa waiver for children under 18 came into effect for the first time this summer, the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA) announced in July.
According to the South African Department of Home Affairs, the UAE was added to the visa waiver list, with the possibility of UAE citizens travelling to South Africa to stay for a period up to 90 days effective as of 15th August 2019.
Speaking about the announcement, Ahmed Sari Al Mazrouei, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said that the visa waiver decision reflected the strong ties between the two countries, and the prominent international status that the UAE has attained on the global scale.
Ahmed Sari Al Mazrouei, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, said the visa waiver decision by the South African government reflects the strong ties between the two countries, and the prominent international status that the UAE has attained on the global scale, opening up further horizons for its citizens.
Commenting on the announcement, Ahmad Sari Al Mazrouei, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, said that the visa waiver decision by the South African government reflects the strong ties between the two countries, and the prominent international status that the UAE has attained on the global scale, opening up further horizons for its citizens.
State Tourism Committee Vice Chairman Ulugbek Kasimhojaev explained to journalists the main reason why the visa was not introduced is that two countries use different approaches to visa waiver arrangement with other countries.
The Schengen visa waiver was on top of the issues discussed during the meeting with members of the Italian Chamber of Deputies' Foreign and European Affairs Committee, Kuwaiti lawmaker Usama Al-Shaheen told KUNA following the meeting.
Ukraine is eyeing the approval of a visa waiver program with the Philippines that could open numerous opportunities on people-to-people contacts, as well as wider cooperation in the areas of trade, tourism and even in the defense and militaries of the two countries.
Steps to make visa waiver agreements with all countries are an important part of Russia's foreign policy activities, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said, addressing students and lecturers at a Moscow State Institute of International Relations event marking the beginning of a new academic year on Monday,TASSreports.
A bilateral visa waiver agreement between the UAE and Russia earlier this week has seen the Emirati passport become the 10th most powerful in the world.
South Korea is considering introducing a limited visa waiver program for Chinese and Southeast Asian tourists during the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games.