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DHS/USCBP RIN: 1651-AA81 Publication ID: Spring 2017 
Title: Clarification of Countries and Geographic Areas Eligible for Participation in the Guam-Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Visa Waiver Program 

This rule amends Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulations to clarify that individuals holding British National (Overseas) (BN(O)) passports are eligible for participation in the Guam-Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) Visa Waiver Program. The Guam-CNMI Visa Waiver Program allows certain nonimmigrant aliens to enter Guam and/or the CNMI as nonimmigrant visitors for business or pleasure without a visa for a period of authorized stay not to exceed 45 days.

Agency: Department of Homeland Security(DHS)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Long-Term Actions 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 8 CFR 212.1   
Legal Authority: Pub. L. 110-229, sec. 702   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  03/23/2011  76 FR 16231   
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End  05/23/2011    
Interim Final Rule Effective  05/23/2011 
Final Action  08/00/2018 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
International Impacts: This regulatory action will be likely to have international trade and investment effects, or otherwise be of international interest.
RIN Information URL:   Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Related RINs: Related to 1651-AA77 
Agency Contact:
Stephanie Watson
Supervisory Program Manager
Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Office of Field Operations, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, 2.5B-38,
Washington, DC 20229
Phone:202 325-4548