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B Visa Refusal Rate FY2013
ADJUSTED REFUSAL RATE - B-VISAS ONLY  
BY NATIONALITY FISCAL YEAR 2013*  
COUNTRY ADJUSTED REFUSAL
RATE
Afghanistan 62.7%
Albania 40.4%
Algeria 28.3%
Andorra 25.0%
Angola 24.8%
Antigua and Barbuda 18.1%
Argentina 1.7%
Armenia 37.9%
Australia 16.6%
Austria 8.7%
Azerbaijan 9.4%
Bahrain 4.1%
Bangladesh 43.5%
Barbados 9.9%
Belarus 20.7%
Belgium 9.4%
Belize 19.7%
Benin 34.6%
Bhutan 42.0%
Bolivia 15.4%
Bosnia-Herzegovina 26.5%
Botswana 17.3%
Brazil 3.5%
Brunei 20.7%
Bulgaria 19.9%
Burkina Faso 31.7%
Burma 23.5%
Burundi 52.7%
Cambodia 28.9%
Cameroon 37.3%
Canada 43.1%
Cape Verde 36.4%
Central African Republic 46.4%
Chad 36.3%
Chile 1.6%
China - Mainland 8.5%
Colombia 10.4%
Comoros 32.6%
Congo (Brazzaville) 27.5%
Congo (Kinshasa) 41.9%
Costa Rica 13.7%
Cote D`Ivoire 30.3%
Croatia 5.9%
Cuba 61.1%
Cyprus 4.0%
Czech Republic 5.8%
Denmark 11.0%
Djibouti 62.6%
Dominica 30.2%
Dominican Republic 41.3%
Ecuador 16.9%
Egypt 39.5%
El Salvador 45.1%
Equatorial Guinea 16.2%
Eritrea 40.5%
Estonia 13.6%
Ethiopia 35.6%
Federated States Of Micronesia 100.0%
Fiji 27.2%
Finland 15.0%
France 13.0%
Gabon 20.3%
Georgia 38.3%
Germany 12.8%
Ghana 61.8%
Great Britain And Northern Ireland 16.9%
Greece 26.0%
Grenada 25.8%
Guatemala 37.7%
Guinea 52.5%
Guinea - Bissau 43.6%
Guyana 52.7%
Haiti 47.1%
Honduras 37.0%
Hong Kong (BNO HK passport) 2.4%
Hong Kong S. A. R. 1.8%
Hungary 31.6%
Iceland 7.1%
India 18.7%
Indonesia 8.0%
Iran 48.2%
Iraq 39.2%
Ireland 16.9%
Israel 9.7%
Italy 15.2%
Jamaica 35.3%
Japan 10.9%
Jordan 32.6%
Kazakhstan 8.0%
Kenya 28.3%
Kiribati 27.3%
Kosovo 40.0%
Kuwait 10.3%
Kyrgyzstan 24.9%
Laos 61.4%
Latvia 20.4%
Lebanon 15.1%
Lesotho 19.4%
Liberia 59.0%
Libya 33.8%
Liechtenstein 10.0%
Lithuania 33.1%
Luxembourg 8.3%
Macau S.A.R. 3.1%
Macedonia 27.0%
Madagascar 9.3%
Malawi 13.8%
Malaysia 5.0%
Maldives 22.9%
Mali 47.7%
Malta 6.6%
Mauritania 50.0%
Mauritius 4.7%
Mexico 12.1%
Moldova 33.6%
Monaco 33.3%
Mongolia 30.6%
Montenegro 32.6%
Morocco 23.3%
Mozambique 2.2%
Namibia 6.2%
Nauru 0.0%
Nepal 46.4%
Netherlands 11.2%
New Zealand 14.0%
Nicaragua 26.7%
Niger 27.5%
Nigeria 35.1%
Norway 19.1%
Oman 2.3%
Pakistan 38.5%
Palestinian Authority Travel Document 37.6%
Panama 8.0%
Papua New Guinea 3.1%
Paraguay 4.4%
Peoples Republic Of Korea - North Korea 28.6%
Peru 16.1%
Philippines 24.1%
Poland 10.8%
Portugal 9.9%
Qatar 1.8%
Republic Of Palau 29.2%
Republic Of The Marshall Islands 22.7%
Romania 11.5%
Russia 10.2%
Rwanda 44.9%
Samoa 22.1%
San Marino 0.0%
Sao Tome and Principe 22.2%
Saudi Arabia 7.8%
Senegal 53.2%
Serbia 14.7%
Serbia And Montenegro* 100.0%
Seychelles 4.3%
Sierra Leone 46.5%
Singapore 25.0%
Slovakia 15.3%
Slovenia 12.1%
Solomon Islands 12.7%
Somalia 65.8%
South Africa 2.6%
South Korea 18.1%
South Sudan 41.9%
Spain 16.0%
Sri Lanka 20.6%
St. Kitts And Nevis 30.7%
St. Lucia 22.5%
St. Vincent And The Grenadines 22.5%
Sudan 47.9%
Suriname 9.6%
Swaziland 4.5%
Sweden 21.0%
Switzerland 4.4%
Syria 46.1%
Taiwan 6.9%
Tajikistan 53.7%
Tanzania 25.7%
Thailand 11.1%
The Bahamas 11.6%
The Gambia 74.5%
Timor-Leste 5.6%
Togo 44.0%
Tonga 42.1%
Trinidad And Tobago 20.6%
Tunisia 17.0%
Turkey 10.3%
Turkmenistan 16.3%
Tuvalu 71.4%
Uganda 32.7%
Ukraine 26.7%
United Arab Emirates 8.0%
Unknown Nationality Or Stateless 27.0%
Uruguay 2.8%
Uzbekistan 44.3%
Vanuatu 14.9%
Vatican City 33.3%
Venezuela 13.8%
Vietnam 20.3%
Yemen 44.0%
Zambia 26.2%
Zimbabwe 19.7%
*Serbia And Montenegro - Bearers of Serbia and Montenegro Passports*.  
*data through 09/30/2013  
*Please note that the Department began utilizing  
a new calculation methodology in fiscal year 2012  

Data Source: U.S. Department of State