U.S. Recognizes Extension of Venezuelan Passport Validity

July 10, 2019

By Immigration Group

This article was prepared with the assistance of ABIL, the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers, of which Laura Danielson is an active member.

Venezuela Passport FlagThe Department of State (DOS) released a statement recognizing an extension of Venezuelan passport validity for an additional five years past the printed date of expiration, for visa issuance and other consular purposes.

DOS noted that U.S. Customs and the Border Patrol will likewise recognize the passports covered by a decree signed by Venezuelan Interim President Juan Guaido on May 21, 2019, and published by the National Assembly.