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I am a scientist or researcher who has traveled to one of the restricted countries listed here as a part of my official work, what do I do?

I am a scientist or researcher who has traveled to one of the restricted countries listed here as a part of my official work, what do I do?

Based on the circumstances surrounding your travel, you may fall within an established exception to the new eligibility requirements if you were a representative of an international organization, working on behalf of a humanitarian NGO, performed official work as a government employee of a Visa Waiver Program country, have traveled to Iran for legitimate business-related purposes, or your work was related to other official reasons for travel.  You must carefully review the options available in the ESTA application to determine which situation applies to you and then select the appropriate information to be considered for a waiver.