UNCLASSIFIED (U)

9 FAM 303.7

(U) Fingerprinting

(CT:VISA-1294;   05-28-2021)
(Office of Origin:  CA/VO)

9 FAM 303.7-1  (U) Related Statutory and regulatory Authorities

9 FAM 303.7-1(A)  (U) Public Laws

(CT:VISA-1;   11-18-2015)

(U) Enhanced Border Security and Visa Entry Reform Act of 2002, section 303 of Public Law 107-173; Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995, section 140(c) of Public Law 103-236.

9 FAM 303.7-1(B)  (U) United States Code

(CT:VISA-1;   11-18-2015)

(U) 8 U.S.C. 1732.

9 FAM 303.7-2  Unavailable

(CT:VISA-1294;   05-28-2021)

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(CT:VISA-1294;   05-28-2021)

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(CT:VISA-1175;   11-20-2020)

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(CT:VISA-1104;   07-16-2020)

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(CT:VISA-1175;   11-20-2020)

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(CT:VISA-1175;   11-20-2020)

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(CT:VISA-1175;   11-20-2020)

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(CT:VISA-1294;   05-28-2021)

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(CT:VISA-1294;   05-28-2021)

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9 FAM 303.7-4  (U) Who is subject to Fingerprint Requirements?

9 FAM 303.7-4(A)  (U) Fingerprints Required

(CT:VISA-1294;   05-28-2021)

(U) Apart from the exemptions listed below, all nonimmigrant visa (NIV) applicants ages 14 to 79 must be fingerprinted, and all immigrant visa (IV) applicants ages 14 and above must be fingerprinted.  There is no upper-age limit exempting IV applicants from submitting fingerprints.  In some cases, children age 7 or over applying for an IV or NIV may be subject to fingerprinting.

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(CT:VISA-1294;   05-28-2021)

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(CT:VISA-1294;   05-28-2021)

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9 FAM 303.7-5  Unavailable

(CT:VISA-1175;   11-20-2020)

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9 FAM 303.7-5(A)  Unavailable

(CT:VISA-1175;   11-20-2020)

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(CT:VISA-1104;   07-16-2020)

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(CT:VISA-1294;   05-28-2021)

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(CT:VISA-1104;   07-16-2020)

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9 FAM 303.7-5(B)  Unavailable

(CT:VISA-1175;   11-20-2020)

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(CT:VISA-1175;   11-20-2020)

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(CT:VISA-1294;   05-28-2021)

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(CT:VISA-1175;   11-20-2020)

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(CT:VISA-1294;   05-28-2021)

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9 FAM 303.7-5(B)(5)  (U) Fingerprint Reuse

(CT:VISA-1294;   05-28-2021)

a. (U) The following are criteria for fingerprint reuse:

(1)  (U) The applicant has had all ten fingerprints previously captured for a visa that was issued;

(2)  (U) The visa that was issued has not been revoked;

(3)  (U) The visa being applied for is the same visa class category as the previous visa, except for visa classes starting with B, which will be matched on the first letter of the visa class only;

(4)  (U) The same name (or alias), date of birth, nationality, and place of birth are on both applications.

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(CT:VISA-1294;   05-28-2021)

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(CT:VISA-1294;   05-28-2021)

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9 FAM 303.7-6(B)  Unavailable 

9 FAM 303.7-6(B)(1)  Unavailable

(CT:VISA-1175;   11-20-2020)

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9 FAM 303.7-6(B)(2)  Unavailable 

(CT:VISA-1294;   05-28-2021)

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9 FAM 303.7-6(B)(3)  Unavailable

(CT:VISA-1294;   05-28-2021)

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9 FAM 303.7-6(C)  Unavailable

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9 FAM 303.7-6(C)(2)  Unavailable

(CT:VISA-1294;   05-28-2021)

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9 FAM 303.7-6(C)(3)  Unavailable

(CT:VISA-1294;   05-28-2021)

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9 FAM 303.7-6(D)  Unavailable

(CT:VISA-1175;   11-20-2020)

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9 FAM 303.7-6(D)(1)  Unavailable

(CT:VISA-1151;   09-14-2020)

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9 FAM 303.7-6(D)(2)  Unavailable

(CT:VISA-1294;   05-28-2021)

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9 FAM 303.7-7  Unavailable

(CT:VISA-1294;   05-28-2021)

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9 FAM 303.7-7(A)  Unavailable

(CT:VISA-1294;   05-28-2021)

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9 FAM 303.7-8  Unavailable

9 FAM 303.7-8(A)  Unavailable

(CT:VISA-1294;   05-28-2021)

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9 FAM 303.7-8(B)  (U) Fingerprint Services for Other Agencies

(CT:VISA-1294;   05-28-2021) 

a. (U) In countries where there is no Department of Defense or Department of Homeland Security presence, post should provide fingerprint services for residents in their district applying for expeditious naturalization or adoption.  (See 9 FAM 602.2-2(A)(2).)

b. The remaining content of this Subchapter is unavailable.

 

 

 

 

 

UNCLASSIFIED (U)