WASHINGTON – The US Entry Waiver can save you a lot of problems if you have a criminal record and want to enter into the US border. It is like a pass that can eliminate all the barriers at the custom and give you approval to pay a visit to the US. You can apply for the entry waiver for any reason you have to travel into US for example new job, business trip, and holiday, The US Entry Waiver should be applied in advanced so that there will be time to resolve any issue that may arise during the application process.
You will have to go to the RCMP to obtain a certified criminal record when applying for the US Entry Waiver. It takes 3 months for the documents to be prepared and sent to you. Obtaining biometric fingerprints can reduce the processing time of obtaining the RCMP certified documents. Besides, you also have to obtain other documents such as police checks, proof of citizenship, and criminal records from the court. The time it takes to obtain these documents will depend on those who are responsible in handling them. The average time it takes to obtain these document is about 6 months. There is a fee of $585 that you must include with the application form.
The form will be forwarded by the Customs and Border Protection Agency to the Department of Homeland Security. There is no tracking of the application once it is being handed over to the US Customs and Border Protection Agency. The application processing can be as fast as 4 months or as take as long as 1 year. They can return the application back to you if not enough information is provided. This is why you must make sure that the information provided on the form is complete. The entry waiver is granted for a period of 1 – 5 years and can be renewed at the expiry date.
You can hire a professional company to assist you in the USA waivers application process so that there won’t be any delay. If you are submitting the application yourself, you should allowed a few more months for the processing time in case any issue arise in the application. With the help of a professional company, there is a higher chance that your application can be approved. You can request for an urgent entry for emergency purposes for example to receive a medical treatment that is not available in your country.
With the US Entry Waiver, you can only visit the USA for a certain amount of time. You can use the waiver to visit the US as many times as you want until it expire. If you want to stay in the US for more than 3 months on a single visit, you will have to submit additional forms. The US Entry Waiver does not guarantee an entrance into the USA. The application can be denied if there is a high chance that you are going to commit the same offense again.