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B Visa Refusal Rate FY2007
ADJUSTED REFUSAL RATE - B-VISAS ONLY  
BY NATIONALITY FISCAL YEAR 2007  
COUNTRY ADJUSTED REFUSAL
RATE
Afghanistan 38.4%
Albania 49.5%
Algeria 22.7%
Andorra 9.1%
Angola 12.8%
Antigua And Barbuda 14.8%
Argentina 4.4%
Armenia 61.4%
Australia 16.5%
Austria 16.1%
Azerbaijan 15.4%
Bahrain 2.0%
Bangladesh 50.1%
Barbados 6.1%
Belarus 26.1%
Belgium 13.1%
Belize 26.9%
Benin 37.4%
Bhutan 43.7%
Bolivia 29.3%
Bosnia-Herzegovina 19.3%
Botswana 15.6%
Brazil 9.6%
Brunei 1.8%
Bulgaria 14.3%
Burkina Faso 43.1%
Burma 49.8%
Burundi 56.0%
Cambodia 53.1%
Cameroon 42.5%
Canada 36.6%
Cape Verde 39.6%
Central African Republic 28.9%
Chad 29.3%
Chile 6.7%
China - Mainland 20.7%
China - Taiwan 4.6%
Colombia 29.4%
Comoros 25.0%
Congo (Brazzaville) 31.6%
Congo (Kinshasa) 34.7%
Costa Rica 22.4%
Cote D`Ivoire 46.4%
Croatia 5.1%
Cuba 53.1%
Cyprus 1.8%
Czech Republic 6.7%
Denmark 11.0%
Djibouti 21.5%
Dominica 28.6%
Dominican Republic 40.6%
Ecuador 28.1%
Egypt 33.7%
El Salvador 50.1%
Equatorial Guinea 23.8%
Eritrea 49.0%
Estonia 4.0%
Ethiopia 46.0%
Federated States Of Micronesia 0.0%
Fiji 33.2%
Finland 16.0%
France 8.1%
Gabon 23.4%
Georgia 55.4%
Germany 10.2%
Ghana 54.8%
Great Britain And Northern Ireland 21.1%
Greece 1.6%
Grenada 27.4%
Guatemala 54.1%
Guinea 58.3%
Guinea - Bissau 55.0%
Guyana 62.3%
Haiti 44.2%
Honduras 37.7%
Hong Kong (BNO HK passport) 2.4%
Hong Kong S. A. R. 3.4%
Hungary 10.3%
Iceland 8.5%
India 21.7%
Indonesia 40.2%
Iran 44.9%
Iraq 44.6%
Ireland 24.2%
Israel 2.5%
Italy 7.1%
Jamaica 37.7%
Japan 12.0%
Jordan 38.9%
Kazakhstan 12.2%
Kenya 33.7%
Kiribati 19.6%
Kuwait 3.8%
Kyrgyzstan 29.8%
Laos 72.9%
Latvia 11.8%
Lebanon 24.7%
Lesotho 39.8%
Liberia 50.7%
Libya 25.3%
Liechtenstein 6.7%
Lithuania 12.9%
Luxembourg 6.2%
Macau S.A.R. 9.6%
Macedonia 35.7%
Madagascar 14.2%
Malawi 36.5%
Malaysia 7.7%
Maldives 21.5%
Mali 55.7%
Malta 2.7%
Mauritania 59.1%
Mauritius 13.1%
Mexico1 32.5%
Moldova 35.5%
Monaco 37.5%
Mongolia 60.6%
Morocco 24.4%
Mozambique 18.3%
Namibia 4.8%
Nauru 0.0%
Nepal 55.1%
Netherlands 12.1%
New Zealand 7.9%
Nicaragua 46.4%
Niger 53.3%
Nigeria 32.3%
Norway 9.4%
Oman 4.3%
Pakistan 39.5%
Palestinian Authority 56.3%
Panama 26.3%
Papua New Guinea 12.2%
Paraguay 18.0%
Peoples Republic Of Korea - North Korea 14.3%
Peru 44.2%
Philippines 32.4%
Poland 25.2%
Portugal 8.3%
Qatar 2.4%
Republic Of Palau 0.0%
Republic Of The Marshall Islands 3.1%
Romania 37.7%
Russia 12.4%
Rwanda 46.9%
Samoa 29.2%
San Marino 40.0%
Sao Tome And Principe 9.7%
Saudi Arabia 6.2%
Senegal 59.5%
Serbia And Montenegro2 24.3%
Seychelles 19.1%
Sierra Leone 43.1%
Singapore 9.0%
Slovakia 12.0%
Slovenia 7.0%
Solomon Islands 5.0%
Somalia 51.7%
South Africa 5.9%
South Korea 4.4%
Spain 7.0%
Sri Lanka 28.2%
St. Kitts And Nevis 20.9%
St. Lucia 26.9%
St. Vincent And The Grenadines 23.1%
Sudan 33.6%
Suriname 10.5%
Swaziland 18.8%
Sweden 8.4%
Switzerland 7.1%
Syria 36.2%
Tajikistan 30.1%
Tanzania 21.1%
Thailand 17.0%
The Bahamas 5.2%
The Gambia 57.0%
Timor-Leste 0.0%
Togo 47.5%
Tonga 45.4%
Trinidad And Tobago 19.6%
Tunisia 24.4%
Turkey 15.0%
Turkmenistan 49.2%
Tuvalu 11.8%
Uganda 42.8%
Ukraine 37.9%
United Arab Emirates 4.6%
Unknown Nationality Or Stateless 41.7%
Uruguay 12.1%
Uzbekistan 70.9%
Vanuatu 25.0%
Vatican City 0.0%
Venezuela 18.5%
Vietnam 36.3%
Yemen 64.2%
Zambia 45.8%
Zimbabwe 32.3%
1 Does not include Border Crossing Card applications.  
2 Serbia And Montenegro - Bearers of Serbia and Montenegro Passports.  

Data Source: U.S. Department of State