COVID-19 – Important Notice regarding Visa and American Citizen Services

IMPORTANT NOTICE All of New Zealand is currently at Alert Level 1.  Click here to find out what this means.   AMERICAN CITIZEN SERVICES: The U.S. Consulate General in Auckland has resumed routine consular services.  U.S. citizens may  schedule their appointments here  for the following services: passport applications, consular reports of birth abroad, federal benefit services, notarial services, and renunciations Emergency passport services will be considered on a …

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Be aware of ESTA scams

Looking for a USA Visa ? You may be eligible for an ESTA . This is the only official U.S. government Department of Homeland Security (DHS) website for applying for ESTA: https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/ . If at any time, you are being asked to pay more than the equivalent of U.S. $14.00, then you are not at the U.S. Customs and …

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UPDATED: Executive Order temporarily suspending entry into the U.S. of foreign nationals from seven countries

An order issued by a U.S. District court in the state of Washington  on February 3 bars the U.S. government from enforcing certain provisions of Executive Order 13769, “Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Attacks by Foreign Nationals,” including those related to visas and travel for nationals of Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen. …

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