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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: [04/18/2021] *** Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the United States may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 ...
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Prevent a Terrorist Act

The Rewards for Justice (RFJ) Program is the counterterrorism rewards program of the U.S. Department of State. RJF offers rewards for information that prevents or favorably resolves acts of international terrorism.  If you have information that can help, you may be eligible for a reward. Submit your tip now .  
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Resuming Non-Immigrant Visa Interviews

The U.S. Embassy in Muscat has resumed limited non-immigrant visa interviews for all visa categories, including B1/B2 business/tourist visas.  In order to remain vigilant against the spread of COVID19, visa interviews will be restricted to Wednesdays and Thursdays.  Appointments must be scheduled online after filling out the visa application form at  https://ceac.state.gov/ceac .  If you’ve already ...
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Remarks by President Biden on America’s Place in the World

February 4, 2021 U.S. Department of State Headquarters Harry S. Truman Building Washington, D.C. 2:45 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT:  Mr. Secretary, it’s great to be here with you.  And I’ve been looking forward a long time to be able to call you “Mr. Secretary.” Good afternoon, everyone.  It’s an honor to be back at the ...
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Joe Biden sworn in as 46th U.S. President

Joseph R. Biden Jr. was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, January 20. Minutes before, Kamala D. Harris took the oath of office to become the first woman, the first Black American, and the first South Asian American to be elected vice president. “We’ll be a strong and trusted ...
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