O 120129Z JAN 02
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO ALL DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR POSTS IMMEDIATE
SPECIAL EMBASSY PROGRAM
UNCLAS STATE 007129
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: CVIS, CMGT, AUSP
SUBJECT: CLARIFICATION ON THE USE OF THE DS-157
REF: STATE 6020
1. In reftel the Department announced the introduction of a new form, Supplemental Nonimmigrant Visa Application (DS-157) to be submitted by all male nonimmigrant visa applicants between the ages of 16 and 45, regardless of nationality and regardless of where they apply (including CA/VO/P/D and USUN).
2. Clarification: all A, G, and NATO applicants, except for A-3, G-5 and NATO-7 applicants, are exempt from this requirement. Male A-3, G-5 and NATO-7 applicants between the ages of 16 and 45, must/must submit a DS-157.
3. Further guidance will follow septel on crew list visas.
4. Minimize considered.