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STATE RIN: 1400-AE81 Publication ID: Fall 2019 
Title: Visas: Documentation in Support of Visa Application 
Abstract:

The Department of State intends to update its regulations to clarify that uploading an electronic photograph in support of a visa application and signing and submitting the application online is the equivalent of furnishing a signed photograph in accordance with section 221(b) of the INA. 

 
Agency: Department of State(STATE)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Not subject to, not significant 
CFR Citation: None     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: 22 U.S.C. 2651a    8 U.S.C. 1101   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Final Rule  12/00/2019 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  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 Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Arian Attar
Department of State
Washington, DC 20520
Phone:202 485-7638