30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS-156K, Nonimmigrant Fiance(e) Visa Application, OMB Control Number 1405-0096, 36541 [E7-12861]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 127 / Tuesday, July 3, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 5855] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS–156K, Nonimmigrant fianc&eacute;(e) Visa Application, OMB Control Number 1405–0096 Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of information. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of State has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. • Title of Information Collection: Nonimmigrant fianc&eacute;(e) Visa Application. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0096. • Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State (CA/VO). • Form Number: DS–156K. • Respondents: Aliens applying for a nonimmigrant visa to enter the U.S. as ´ the fianc&eacute;(e) of a U.S. citizen. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 35,000. • Estimated Number of Responses: 35,000. • Average Hours per Response: 1 hour. • Total Estimated Burden: 35,000 hours per year. • Frequency: Once per respondent. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit. DATES: Submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for up to 30 days from July 3, 2007. ADDRESSES: Direct comments and questions to Katherine Astrich, the Department of State Desk Officer in the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), who may be reached at 202–395–4718. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • E-mail: kastrich@omb.eop.gov. You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and OMB control number in the subject line of your message. • Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. • Fax: 202–395–6974. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:57 Jul 02, 2007 Jkt 211001 information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed information collection and supporting documents, to Lauren Prosnik of the Office of Visa Services, U.S. Department of State, 2401 E. Street, NW., L–603, Washington, DC 20522, who may be reached at (202) 663–2951. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary to properly perform our functions. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond. Abstract of proposed collection: Form DS–156K is used by consular officers to determine the eligibility of an alien ´ applicant for a non-immigrant fianc&eacute;(e) visa. Methodology: The DS–156K is submitted to consular posts abroad. Dated: June 7, 2007. Stephen A. Edson, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E7–12861 Filed 7–2–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 5856] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS–156E Nonimmigrant Treaty Trader/Investor Application, OMB Control Number 1405–0101 Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of information. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of State has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. • Title of Information Collection: Nonimmigrant Treaty Trader/Investor Application. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0101. • Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State (CA/VO). • Form Number: DS–156E. • Respondents: Nonimmigrant treaty trader/investor visa applicants. PO 00000 Frm 00123 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36541 • Estimated Number of Respondents: 17,000. • Estimated Number of Responses: 17,000. • Average Hours per Response: 4 hours. • Total Estimated Burden: 68,000 hours per year. • Frequency: Once per respondent. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit. DATES: Submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for up to 30 days from July 3, 2007. ADDRESSES: Direct comments and questions to Katherine Astrich, the Department of State Desk Officer in the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), who may be reached at 202–395–4718. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • E-mail: kastrich@omb.eop.gov. You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and OMB control number in the subject line of your message. • Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. • Fax: 202–395–6974. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may obtain copies of the proposed information collection and supporting documents from Lauren Prosnik of the Office of Visa Services, U.S. Department of State, 2401 E. Street, NW., L–603, Washington, DC 20522, who may be reached at (202) 663–2951. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary to properly perform our functions. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond. Abstract of proposed collection: Form DS–156E is completed by aliens seeking nonimmigrant treaty trader/investor visas to the US. The Department will use the DS–156E to elicit information necessary to determine an applicant’s visa eligibility. Methodology: The DS–156E is submitted to consular posts abroad. E:\FR\FM\03JYN1.SGM 03JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 5855]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS-156K, 
Nonimmigrant fiancé(e) Visa Application, OMB Control Number 1405-0096

ACTION: Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of 
proposed collection of information.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State has submitted the following 
information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995.
     Title of Information Collection: Nonimmigrant fiancé(e) 
Visa Application.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0096.
     Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department 
of State (CA/VO).
     Form Number: DS-156K.
     Respondents: Aliens applying for a nonimmigrant visa to 
enter the U.S. as the fiancé(e) of a U.S. citizen.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 35,000.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 35,000.
     Average Hours per Response: 1 hour.
     Total Estimated Burden: 35,000 hours per year.
     Frequency: Once per respondent.
     Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a 
Benefit.

DATES: Submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
up to 30 days from July 3, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Direct comments and questions to Katherine Astrich, the 
Department of State Desk Officer in the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), who 
may be reached at 202-395-4718. You may submit comments by any of the 
following methods:
     E-mail: kastrich@omb.eop.gov. You must include the DS form 
number, information collection title, and OMB control number in the 
subject line of your message.
     Mail (paper, disk, or CD-ROM submissions): Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 
725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503.
     Fax: 202-395-6974.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional 
information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including 
requests for copies of the proposed information collection and 
supporting documents, to Lauren Prosnik of the Office of Visa Services, 
U.S. Department of State, 2401 E. Street, NW., L-603, Washington, DC 
20522, who may be reached at (202) 663-2951.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit 
the Department to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary to properly perform our functions.
     Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and 
assumptions used.
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected.
     Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond.
    Abstract of proposed collection: Form DS-156K is used by consular 
officers to determine the eligibility of an alien applicant for a non-
immigrant fiancé(e) visa.
    Methodology: The DS-156K is submitted to consular posts abroad.

    Dated: June 7, 2007.
Stephen A. Edson,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of 
State.
 [FR Doc. E7-12861 Filed 7-2-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4710-06-P