22 CFR 22.6 - Refund of fees.

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§ 22.6 Refund of fees.
(a) Fees which have been collected for deposit in the Treasury are refundable:
(1) As specifically authorized by law (See 22 U.S.C. 214a concerning passport fees erroneously charged persons excused from payment and 46 U.S.C. 8 concerning fees improperly imposed on vessels and seamen);
(2) When the principal officer at the consular post where the fee was collected (or the officer in charge of the consular section at a combined diplomatic/consular post) finds upon review of the facts that the collection was erroneous under applicable law; and
(3) Where determination is made by the Department of State with a view to payment of a refund in the United States in cases which it is impracticable to have the facts reviewed and refund effected by and at the direction of the responsible consular office. See § 13.1 of this chapter concerning refunds of fees improperly exacted by consular officers who have neglected to return the same.
(b) Refunds of $5.00 or less will not be paid to the remitter unless a claim is specifically filed at the time of payment for the excess amount. An automatic refund on overpayments due to misinformation or mistakes on the part of the Department of State will be made.
[52 FR 29515, Aug. 10, 1987, as amended at 65 FR 14212, Mar. 16, 2000]

Title 22 published on 2014-04-01.

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  • 2014-12-31; vol. 79 # 250 - Wednesday, December 31, 2014
    1. 79 FR 79064 - Schedule of Fees for Consular Services, Department of State and Overseas Embassies and Consulates—Visa Services Fee Changes
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      Final rule.
      Effective January 1, 2015, except for the amendment to § 22.1 in amendatory instruction 3, which is effective October 4, 2015.
      22 CFR Part 22

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Title 22 published on 2014-04-01

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  • 2015-04-29; vol. 80 # 82 - Wednesday, April 29, 2015
    1. 80 FR 23754 - Proposed Elimination of Visa Page Insert Service for U.S. Passport Book Holders
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      Proposed rule.
      Written comments must be received on or before June 29, 2015.
      22 CFR Parts 22 and 51