[Federal Register: October 1, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 190)]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
[Public Notice 3791]
Bureau of Consular Affairs; Designation of Certain Posts for
Special Fee Payment Procedures
This public notice identifies additional posts designated by the
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Visa Services for two purposes related
to the payment of immigrant visa fees. The first purpose relates to the
revised procedure for payment of the fee for the processing of the
application for an immigrant visa set forth in the Federal Register on
September 8, 2000, (65 FR 54598). The effective date of that notice was
stayed until January 1, 2001 by a public notice in the Federal Register
of December 14, 2000, (65 FR 78243).
The second purpose is to identify the posts for which a fee
pursuant to Item 61 of the Schedule of Fees for Consular Services (22
CFR 22.1) will be assessed for advance review of and assistance with
the Affidavit of Support that is required in certain immigrant visa
cases. Notice of this fee requirement was added to the visa regulation
to the Affidavit of Support requirement in 22 CFR 40.41(b), and was
effective January 1, 2001.
The Department will publish further public notices as additional
designations are made.
The Deputy Assistant Secretary for Visa Services hereby designates
the Foreign Service posts in the following cities for participation in
the new immigrant visa application processing fee payment system and
the fee for review of and assistance with the Affidavit of Support
required under section 213A of the Immigration and Nationality Act The
effective date of this notice is October 1, 2001.
Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Johannesburg, South Africa
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Praia, Cape Verde Islands
Dated: September 4, 2001.
Wayne G. Griffith,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Visa Services, U.S. Department of State.
[FR Doc. 01-24490 Filed 9-28-01; 8:45 am]
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