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B Visa Refusal Rate FY2011
ADJUSTED REFUSAL RATE - B-VISAS ONLY  
BY NATIONALITY FISCAL YEAR 2011*  
COUNTRY ADJUSTED REFUSAL
RATE
Afghanistan 45.7%
Albania 42.3%
Algeria 29.2%
Andorra 0.0%
Angola 17.2%
Antigua and Barbuda 20.2%
Argentina 2.5%
Armenia 54.5%
Australia 22.7%
Austria 9.3%
Azerbaijan 12.9%
Bahrain 2.4%
Bangladesh 42.4%
Barbados 10.7%
Belarus 19.4%
Belgium 13.7%
Belize 36.8%
Benin 48.2%
Bhutan 60.7%
Bolivia 24.0%
Bosnia-Herzegovina 10.1%
Botswana 11.0%
Brazil 3.8%
Brunei 8.0%
Bulgaria 15.7%
Burkina Faso 37.9%
Burma 33.2%
Burundi 45.5%
Cambodia 44.0%
Cameroon 40.6%
Canada 52.2%
Cape Verde 38.3%
Central African Republic 47.4%
Chad 42.7%
Chile 3.4%
China - Mainland 12.0%
Colombia 21.7%
Comoros 29.6%
Congo (Brazzaville) 25.2%
Congo (Kinshasa) 39.1%
Costa Rica 13.7%
Cote D`Ivoire 39.6%
Croatia 6.3%
Cuba 33.0%
Cyprus 1.8%
Czech Republic 6.4%
Denmark 17.0%
Djibouti 58.0%
Dominica 29.2%
Dominican Republic 32.1%
Ecuador 23.0%
Egypt 24.0%
El Salvador 47.1%
Equatorial Guinea 6.6%
Eritrea 46.2%
Estonia 21.9%
Ethiopia 41.7%
Federated States Of Micronesia 33.3%
Fiji 31.4%
Finland 19.4%
France 23.9%
Gabon 30.3%
Georgia 40.2%
Germany 18.6%
Ghana 59.3%
Great Britain And Northern Ireland 27.3%
Greece 14.8%
Grenada 26.6%
Guatemala 30.2%
Guinea 60.6%
Guinea - Bissau 55.0%
Guyana 51.5%
Haiti 58.2%
Honduras 27.6%
Hong Kong (BNO HK passport) 3.6%
Hong Kong S. A. R. 3.9%
Hungary 31.1%
Iceland 8.6%
India 30.1%
Indonesia 14.2%
Iran 31.0%
Iraq 27.3%
Ireland 23.3%
Israel 6.9%
Italy 18.3%
Jamaica 45.7%
Japan 18.7%
Jordan 34.5%
Kazakhstan 8.3%
Kenya 39.3%
Kiribati 20.7%
Kosovo 29.0%
Kuwait 2.8%
Kyrgyzstan 18.0%
Laos 74.8%
Latvia 29.7%
Lebanon 20.9%
Lesotho 18.6%
Liberia 56.1%
Libya 30.8%
Liechtenstein 0.0%
Lithuania 34.7%
Luxembourg 5.5%
Macau S.A.R. 8.9%
Macedonia 19.6%
Madagascar 15.0%
Malawi 26.9%
Malaysia 4.7%
Maldives 0.9%
Mali 51.0%
Malta 11.9%
Mauritania 61.5%
Mauritius 7.5%
Mexico 12.8%
Moldova 34.7%
Monaco 0.0%
Mongolia 44.5%
Montenegro 39.0%
Morocco 15.1%
Mozambique 2.6%
Namibia 8.9%
Nauru 16.7%
Nepal 59.9%
Netherlands 21.1%
New Zealand 19.3%
Nicaragua 30.1%
Niger 41.3%
Nigeria 38.0%
Norway 18.1%
Oman 5.7%
Pakistan 40.0%
Palestinian Authority Travel Document 34.2%
Panama 11.3%
Papua New Guinea 5.0%
Paraguay 7.6%
Peoples Republic Of Korea - North Korea 8.3%
Peru 22.7%
Philippines 33.8%
Poland 10.2%
Portugal 16.2%
Qatar 0.6%
Republic Of Palau 57.1%
Republic Of The Marshall Islands 8.3%
Romania 22.4%
Russia 10.3%
Rwanda 40.6%
Samoa 41.7%
San Marino 0.0%
Sao Tome And Principe 31.7%
Saudi Arabia 6.3%
Senegal 62.8%
Serbia 15.7%
Serbia And Montenegro* 16.2%
Seychelles 15.9%
Sierra Leone 48.0%
Singapore 22.7%
Slovakia 16.6%
Slovenia 14.4%
Solomon Islands 13.1%
Somalia 66.8%
South Africa 4.6%
South Korea 7.5%
South Sudan 23.8%
Spain 6.6%
Sri Lanka 25.2%
St. Kitts And Nevis 23.3%
St. Lucia 25.4%
St. Vincent And The Grenadines 25.8%
Sudan 40.6%
Suriname 18.0%
Swaziland 10.4%
Sweden 22.3%
Switzerland 4.2%
Syria 32.8%
Taiwan 1.9%
Tajikistan 30.3%
Tanzania 27.5%
Thailand 11.4%
The Bahamas 13.7%
The Gambia 67.2%
Timor-Leste 25.5%
Togo 35.8%
Tonga 46.5%
Trinidad And Tobago 19.3%
Tunisia 17.2%
Turkey 7.0%
Turkmenistan 24.3%
Tuvalu 32.0%
Uganda 37.3%
Ukraine 29.0%
United Arab Emirates 5.7%
Unknown Nationality Or Stateless 39.2%
Uruguay 3.8%
Uzbekistan 50.2%
Vanuatu 15.0%
Vatican City 11.8%
Venezuela 16.1%
Vietnam 33.5%
Yemen 48.4%
Zambia 22.1%
Zimbabwe 21.8%
*Serbia And Montenegro - Bearers of Serbia and Montenegro Passports*.  

Data Source: U.S. Department of State