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Entering the U.S.

You will find most of the information on this topic on the main Embassy website or, and it applies to all U.S. consulates across Canada. Only information pertaining specifically to the U.S. Consulate General in Montreal is featured on our pages.

The U.S. Embassy Ottawa website also contains information on studying in the United States.

Consular Fee Changes

  • Effective September 12, 2014, the Department of State will adjust processing fees for some services. The fees for most categories of immigrant visas will change, while fees for nonimmigrant visas largely remain the same. The fee for processing an application for Renunciation of U.S. Citizenship is increasing to reflect the true cost of providing this service.

    For a complete list of fee changes, please visit

Travel & Tourism in the U.S.

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Diversity Visa Scam Alert

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