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Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Application for Waiver of Passport and/or Visa (Form I-193)

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ACTION:

Notice and request for comments.

SUMMARY:

As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burdens, the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Application for Waiver of Passport and/or Visa (Form I-193). This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Start Printed Page 11683Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)).

DATES:

Written comments should be received on or before May 9, 2005, to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES:

Direct all written comments to the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Information Services Group, Room 3.2.C, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20229.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Requests for additional information should be directed to the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Attn.: Tracey Denning, Room 3.2.C, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20229, Tel. (202) 344-1429.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)). The comments should address the accuracy of the burden estimates and ways to minimize the burden including the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology, as well as other relevant aspects of the information collection. The comments that are submitted will be summarized and included in the CBP request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. In this document CBP is soliciting comments concerning the following information collection:

Title: Application for Waiver of Passport and/or Visa.

OMB Number: 1651-0107.

Form Number: I-193.

Abstract: This information collection is used by CBP to determine an applicant's eligibility to enter the United States. This form is used by aliens who wish to waive the documentary requirements for passport's and/or visas due to an unforeseen emergency.

Current Actions: There are no changes to the information collection. This submission is being submitted to extend the expiration date.

Type of Review: Extension (without change).

Affected Public: Individuals.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 25,000.

Estimated Time Per Respondent: 10 minutes.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,150.

Estimated Total Annualized Cost on the Public: $4,916,500.

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Dated: March 2, 2005.

Tracey Denning,

Agency Clearance Officer, Information Services Group.

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[FR Doc. 05-4517 Filed 3-8-05; 8:45 am]

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