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Scam Alert!

The U.S. Embassy Bandar Seri Begawan is aware that several businesses have received emails from the address from an individual claiming to represent the U.S. Embassy “Tender Section” and requesting quotations for solar generators. This is a fraudulent email. The U.S. Embassy did not send this communication and is not associated with Olivia Caswell.  Tips ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy and YAS Brunei Host Lecture on Trafficking on Persons

The Embassy of the United States of America in Brunei Darussalam, in collaboration with Youth Against Slavery (YAS) Brunei, hosted a public lecture titled “How We Can All Work Together to Stop Human Trafficking” at the Radisson Hotel today. Under the U.S. Speaker Program, the lecture was delivered by Ms. Sasha Larkin, Assistant Sheriff of ... Read More»

Update on Change to U.S. Travel Policy Requiring COVID-19 Vaccination for nonimmigrant travel

Updated: May 4, 2023 The Administration will end the COVID-19 vaccine requirements for international air travelers at the end of the day on May 11, the same day that the COVID-19 public health emergency ends. This means starting May 12, noncitizen nonimmigrant air passengers will no longer need to show proof of being fully vaccinated ... Read More»

New visa fees starting June 17, 2023

The U.S. Department of State has increased certain nonimmigrant visa (NIV) application processing fees. These fee increases will now be effective on June 17, 2023.  The application fee for visitor visas for business or tourism (B1/B2s), and other non-petition based NIVs such as student and exchange visitor visas, has increased from $160 to $185.    The ... Read More»