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2018 Reciprocity Updates
DATE AREA/COUNTRY OF CHANGE CHANGE
6-15 Honduras Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Cards, Police, Court/Prison, Military, Travel Documents, Other, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
6-06 Kosovo Updated Police.
6-04 Somalia Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Court/Prison, Police, National ID Cards, Travel Documents, and Post Contact.
5-31 Trinidad and Tobago Updated Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Cards, Court, Police/Prison, Military, Travel Documents, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
5-31 Armenia Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Cards, Police, Court, Prison, Military, Travel Documents, Other Records, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
5-30 Croatia Updated Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, Identity Card, Police, Court, Military Records, Travel Documents, and Post Contact.
5-29 Ukraine Updated Police.
5-24 Israel, Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza Updated Post Contact and Visa Services.
5-23 Bulgaria Updated Court.
5-23 Senegal Updated Police and Post Contact.
5-22 South Korea Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Cards, Police/Prison, Court, Military, Travel Documents, Other Records, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
5-21 Tajikistan Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Cards, Court/Prison, Police, Military, Travel Documents, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
5-21 Afghanistan Updated Adoption and Guardianship.
5-21 Cambodia Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Diorce, Adoption, National ID Cards, Court/Prison, Police, Military, Travel Documents, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
5-21 Spain Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Cards, Police, Court/Prison, Military, Travel Documents, Other Records, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
5-10 Lebanon Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Cards, Police/Court/Prison, Military, Travel Documents, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
5-10 Russia Updated General Information, Post Contact and Visa Services 
5-9 Hong Kong Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Cards, Police, Court, Prison, Military, Travel Documents, and Post Contact.
5-9 Estonia Updated General Information, Birth, Death/Burial, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, Identity, Police, Court, Prison, Military, Travel Documents, Other, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
5-9 Kenya Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Cards, Police, Prison, Court, Military, Travel Documents, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
5-9 Togo Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Cards, Police, Prison, Court, Military, Travel Documents, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
4-27 Georgia Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Cards, Police/Prison, Court, Military, Travel Documents, Other, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
4-26 Netherlands Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Cards, Police, Court/Conviction, Prison, Military, Travel Documents, and Post Contact.
4-26 Chile Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Cards, Police, Court, Prison, Military, Travel Documents, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
4-25 Nauru Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Cards, Court/Police, Prison, Military, Travel Documents, Post Contact, and Visa Services
4-25 Somalia Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Cards, Court/Police, Prison, Military, Travel Documents, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
4-25 United Arab Emirates Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Cards, Court/Police, Prison, Military, Travel Documents, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
4-24 Kosovo Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Cards, Court/Prison, Police, Military, Travel Documents, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
4-23 Sri Lanka Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Cards, Court/Prison, Police, Military, Travel Documents, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
4-18 Oman Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Cards, Court/Prison, Police, Military, Travel Documents, and Post Contact.
4-16 Barbados Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Cards, Court/Prison, Police, Military, Travel Documents, and Post Contact.
4-16 Argentina Updated Police certificates
4-16 Colombia Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Cards, Court/Prison, Police, Military, Travel Documents, and Post Contact.
4-16 Saudi Arabia Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Cards, Court/Prison, Police, Military, Travel Documents, and Post Contact.
4-13 Qatar Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Card, Police, Military, Travel Documents, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
4-12 Costa Rica Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Card, Court/Prison, Police, Military, Travel Documents, and Post Contact.
4-12 Turkmenistan Updated Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Card, Court Prison, Police, Military, Travel Documents, and Post Contact.
4-12 Angola Updated General, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID, Police, Court/Prison, Military and Post Contact Information
4-11 Mauritania Updated Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Card, Police, Court/Prison, Military, Travel Documents and Post Contact
4-9 Turkey Updated General, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Card, Police, Court, Prison, Military, Travel Documents, Post Contact
4-9 Ecuador Updated Police Certificates, Court Records and Prison Records.
4-6 Poland Updated General, Birth/Burial, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, Identity Card, Police, Court, Prison, Military, Passports & Travel Documents, Other Records, Visa Issuing Post and Visa Services
4-6 Cabo Verde Updated General, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Card, Police, Court, Prison, Military, Travel Documents, Post Contact
4-6 Belgium Updated General, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Card, Police, Court, Prison, Military, Travel Documents, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
4-5 Panama Updated Police Record
3-22 Democratic Republic of the Congo (D.R.C.) Updated Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Card, Court, Prison, Travel Documents, Police, Military, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
3-20 Bermuda Updated Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Card, Court/Prison, Police, Military, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
3-20 Ireland Updated Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, Police / Prison, Court, Travel and Post Contact.
3-19 Guatemala Updated Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, Court, Prison, Police, Military and Travel Documents
3-19 Uzbekistan Updated Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, Court, Prison, Police, Military, Travel Documents and Post Contact.
3-14 Iraq Updated Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, Court/Prison, Police, Military, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
3-06 Bahamas Updated Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, Court/Prison, Police, Military, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
3-06 Nepal Updated General, Birth, Death, Buria, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, ID Card, Police, Prison, Military, Passport and Other Travel, Visa Issuing Post, and Visa Services.
3-05 Uruguay Updated Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, ID Card, Police, Court/Prison, Military, Travel, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
3-05 Iraq Updated General, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, ID, Police/Prison, Court, Military, Travel, Contact, Services
3-05 Jordan Updated Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, ID Card, Non-Conviction, Police, Military, Travel, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
3-05 Russia Updated General, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, ID card, Adoption, Police, Court, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
3-05 Finland Updated Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, ID Card, Police, Court, Prison, Military, Travel, and Post Contact.
3-01 New Caledonia Updated General, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, ID Card, Court/Prison, Police, Military, Travel, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
3-01 Tonga Updated General, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, ID Card, Court/Prison, Police, Military, Travel, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
3-01 Wallis and Futuna Updated General, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, ID Card, Court/Prison, Police, Military, Travel, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
3-01 Tuvalu Updated General, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, ID Card, Court/Prison, Police, Military, Travel, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
2-27 Ecuador Updated General, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce.
2-26 Jamaica Updated General, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, ID Card, Court/Prison, Police, Military, Travel, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
2-26 Algeria Updated General, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, ID Card, Court/Prison, Police, Military, Travel, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
2-26 Lithuania Updated Birth, Death, Marriage, and Divorce.
2-26 Denmark Updated General, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, ID Card, Court/Prison, Police, Military, Travel, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
2-26 Sierra Leone Updated General, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, ID Card, Police, Court, Prison, Military, Travel, and Post Contact.
2-26 Ethiopia Updated General, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, ID Card, Police, Court, Prison, Military, Travel, and Post Contact.
2-7 Greece Updated General, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Police and Prison, Adoption, and Post Contact Information.
2-5 Ukraine Updated Certificates (Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, and Police), Records (Prison, Court, Military), Travel Documents, Post Contact Information and Visa Services.
2-5 Albania Updated Marriage Certificates.
2-2 Latvia Updated General, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, Id Card, Police/Prison, Court, Military, Travel, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
1-31 Kyrgyzstan Updated General, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, Id Card, Court/Prison, Police, Military, Travel, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
1-31 Bangladesh Updated General, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, ID, Court/Prison, Police, Military, Travel, Post Contact and Visa Services
1-31 Lithuania Update Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce Certificates
1-31 Zambia Updated Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, Id Card, Court/Prison, Police, Military, Travel Documents, and Post Contact.
1-30 Venezuela Updated Passport/Travel Documents. 
1-30 Democratic Republic of Congo Updated Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, Id Card, Police, Court/Prison, Military, Travel, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
1-25 New Zealand Updated Police Certificates.
1-25 Sudan Updated Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, Id Card, Police, Court/Prison, Military, Travel, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
1-22 Djibouti Updated Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, Id Card, Police, Court/Prison, Military, Travel, Post Contact, and Visa Services. 
1-22 Syria Updated General Document, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, Id Card, Police/Prison, Court, Military, Travel, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
1-22 Moldova Updated General Document, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, Id Card, Police, Court/Prison, Military, Travel, and Post Contact.
1-19 Venezuela Updated Police Certificates.
1-18 Afghanistan Updated General Document, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Guardianship, Adoption, Id Card, Court/Prison, Police, Military, Travel, and Post Contact.
1-18 Peru Updated Imprisonment Records.
1-17 Kazakhstan Updated General Document, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, Id Card, Police, Court/Prison, Military, Travel Documents, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
1-17 Pakistan Updated General Document, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, Id Card, Police, Court/Prison, Military, Travel Documents, Post Contact, and Visa Services.
1-17 France Updated General Document, Birth, Death/Burial, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, Id Card, Police, Court, Prison, Military, Travel Documents, and Post Contact.
1-12 Democratic Republic of Congo Updated General Document, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, Id Card, Police, Court/Prison, Military, Travel, and Contact.
1-11 Kuwait Updated General Document, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, Id Card, Police, Court/Prison, Military, Travel, and Contact.
1-11 Paraguay Updated General Document, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, Id Card, Police, Court/Prison, Military, Travel, and Contact.
1-03 Panama Updated General, Adoption, Marriage, Divorce, Police, Court, Police Record, Court Record, Military, and Travel Documents



 

2017 Reciprocity Updates
DATE AREA/COUNTRY OF CHANGE CHANGE
12-28-2017 Germany Added Travel Document information.
12-22-2017 Germany Updated General Document, Birth , Death , Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, Id Card, Police, Court/Prison, Military, Travel, Other, and Contact.
12-21-2017 Mexico Updated Birth, Death, Divorce, Adoption, Marriage, Military, Police, Court Records and Certificates, National ID Cards, Travel Documents and Visa Services
12-20-2017 Philippines Added Police Certificate information
12-18-2017 Ukraine Updated Comments in Marriage, Birth and Death sections.
12-14-2017 St. Kitts and Nevis Updated Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates, v Marriage, Divorce Adoption, ID Cards, Police, Military, Travel Documents, and Post Contact.
12-14-2017 Senegal Updated Birth, Police, Marriage, Divorce and Adoption Certificates, ID Cards, Police, Military, Travel Documents, and Post Contact.
11-17-2017 Tunisia Updated Birth Certificate, Marriage, Divorce Adoption, ID Cards, Police, Military, Travel Documents, Post Contact, and Visa Services
11-17-2017 El Salvador Updated Birth Certificate, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, ID Cards, Court, Prison, Police, Military, Travel Documents.
11-9-2017 Costa Rica Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption and Police Certificates National ID Cards Court, Prison, Military Records, Passport/ Travel Documents
11-9-2017 Albania Updated Military
11-8-2017 Belize Updated General Document, Birth, Death, Marriage, Adoption, ID, Court Records, Prison Records, Police, Military, and Travel Documents
10-20-2017 Eritrea Updated  Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Identity, Police Records, Court, Prison, Passports, Visa and Other Records
10-19-2017 Guatemala Updated Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption and Police Certificates as well as National ID Cards Court, Prison, Military Records and Travel Documents.
10-17-2017 Sweden Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption and Police Certificates as well as National ID Cards Court, Prison, Military Records, Passport/ Travel Documents and Visa Issuing Post.
10-16-2017 Malawi Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption and Police Certificates as well as National ID Cards Court, Prison, Military Records, Passport/ Travel Documents and Visa Issuing Post.
10-13-2017 Honduras Updated Police Record
10-06-2017 Vietnam Updated Prison, Court and Military Records.
10-10-2017 Iceland Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption and Police Certificates as well as National ID Cards Court, Prison, Military Records, Passport/ Travel Documents and Visa Issuing Post.
10-06-2017 Vietnam Updated Prison, Court and Military Records.
10-05-2017 Netherlands Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption and Police Certificates as well as National ID Cards Court, Prison, Military Records, Passport/ Travel Documents and Visa Issuing Post.
10-05-2017 Austria Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption and Police Certificates as well as National ID Cards Court, Prison, Military Records, Passport/ Travel Documents and Visa Issuing Post.
10-04-2017 Guatemala Updated Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption and Police Certificates as well as National ID Cards Court, Prison, and Military Records.
10-02-2017   17 STATE 6984 Permitting Direct Sibling-to-sibling and Half-Sibling DNA Testing as Evidence of Relationship
10-02-2017   17 STATE 33754 Addition of the European Union Laissez-Passer as Valid Travel Document
10-02-2017   17 STATE 95090 Change to INA 212(a)(6)(C)(i) and Introduction of 90 Day Rule
9/26/2017 Singapore Updated Police Certificate Comments Area
9/25/2017 Panama Updated Police Certification
9/22/2017 Honduras Updated Police, Marriage, Birth, Death, Divorce and Adoption Certificates, National ID Cards, Prison, Court, and Military Records, Travel Documents
9/18/2017 United Arab Emirates Updated Birth Information
9/18/2017 Kosovo Updated Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce and Court/Police Certificates and Post Contact Information
9/13/2017 Zimbabwe Updated Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce and Court/Police Certificates and Post Contact Information
9/11/2017 United Arab Emirates Updated Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce and Court/Police Certificates and Post Contact Information
9/7/2017 Brazil Updated Marriage and Divorce documents
8/30/2017 Jordan Updated Marriage and Birth Certificates
8/30/2017 Niger Updated Police, Marriage, Birth, Death, Divorce and Adoption Certificates, National ID Cards, Prison, Court, and Military Records, Travel Documents and Post Contact Information
8/24/2017 Venezuela Updated Police Certificate
8/15/2017 Latvia Updated Police/Prison Records
8/09/2017 Ecuador Updated Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates
7/17/2017 Colombia Updated Marriage Certificate
6/30/2017 Chile Updated Birth Certificate
6/30/2017 Colombia Updated Birth / Death, Burial, Marriage, Police Certificates.
6/30/2017 Venezuela Updated Birth / Death, Marriage / Divorce, National ID Cards, Police / Court Records, Prison Records, Other Travel and Visa Services.
6/27/2017 Cabo Verde Updated Birth / Death, Marriage / Divorce, Adoption, National ID Cards, Police Records, Military Records and Post Contact information.
6/27/2017 Nigeria Updated Divorce / Decree Absolute.
6/16/2017 Belize Updated Divorce / Decree Absolute.
6/16/2017 Paraguay Updated Marriage, Divorce and Police Certificates and Court/Prison Records.
6/27/2017 Belize Updated Divorce / Decree Absolute.
6/16/2017 Paraguay Updated Marriage, Divorce and Police Certificates and Court/Prison Records.
6/9/2017 Bahrain Updated Police Certificate Information
5/17/2017 Burma Added National ID Card Information
5/16/2017 Bulgaria Updated Police Certificate, Court Records and Marriage Certificate Information
5/5/2017 Israel Updated Police Certificate Information
4/20/2017 Saudi Arabia Updated Police Certificate Information
4/11/2017 Lebanon Updated Birth Certificate
4/18/2017 Bolivia Updated General Document, Divorce Certificate and Other Record Information
4/11/2017 Lebanon Updated Birth Certificate
4/7/2017 Nigeria Updated Post Contact Information
4/6/2017 Algeria Updated Police Certificate Information
4/3/2017 Algeria Updated Police Record Information
4/3/2017 Nigeria Updated Post Contact Information
3/31/2017 Ecuador Update General Issuing Authority Info, Birth, Death, Marriage and Divorce Certificates
3/31/2017 Mexico Updated Police Certificate Information
3/28/2017 Cameroon Updated Classifications Information
3/22/2017 Chile Updated Birth,Marriage and Divorce Certificates 
3/21/2017 Slovakia Updated Marriage and Divorce Certificates 
3/20/2017 Algeria Updated Police Certificate 
3/8/2017 Ukraine Updated Birth Certificates, Police & Prison Records, Court Records
3/8/2017 Macau Updated Police, court, prison certificates
3/6/2017 Bolivia Updated Marriage and divorce certificates
3/6/2017 La Paz, Bolivia Updated Marriage certificate
3/1/2017 Slovakia Updated General documents, Police, Court, Prison records
2/27/2017 South Africa Updated H1B Visa Reciprocity information
2/27/2017 Mexico Updated Police records
2/24/2017 Cameroon Updated Civil docuements, military records, post contact information
2/23/2017 Nigeria Updated Civil documents, post contact information
2/6/2017 Swaziland Updated Embassy Address
2/5/2017 Albania Updated Police certificates, prison records
2/3/2017 Hong Kong Updated National ID cards
1/23/2017 La Paz, Bolivia Updated Police/Prison records
1/19/2017 India Updated Birth certificate
1/19/2017 Vietnam Updated Military records
1/19/2017 Haiti Updated Police records
1/19/2017 Kosovo Updated C3 Visa validity
1/11/2017 Saint Lucia Updated Civil Documents, visa services
1/11/2017 Grenada Updated Civil documents, post contact information, visa services
1/11/2017 Barbados Updated Civil documents, Military records, other records, post contact information, visa services.
1/11/2017 Antigua and Barbuda Updated All civil documents, Military/Police certificates and visa sewrvices
1/9/2017 South Korea Updated Civil documents, post contact information
1/9/2017 Dominica Updated General information, civil documents, military records, post contact information, visa services
1/7/2017 Jerusalem Updated Police Certificates
1/6/2017 Cyprus/North Cyprus Updated Civil documents, military records, other records
1/3/2017 Philippine Updated Death certificate
1/3/2017 Manila, Philippine Updated General information, civil documents, military records, post contact information, visa services
Updated General, Birth/Burial, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, Identity Card, Police, Court, Prison, Military, Passports & Travel Documents, Other Records, Visa Issuing Post and Visa Services
Updated General, Birth/Burial, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, Identity Card, Police, Court, Prison, Military, Passports & Travel Documents, Other Records, Visa Issuing Post and Visa Services
Updated General Information, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Adoption, National ID Cards, Court/Police, Prison, Military, Travel Documents, Post Contact, and Visa Services.