Which countries' residents find it easiest to obtain a tourist visa to the United States: The US State Department has published statistics.

Which countries' residents find it easiest to obtain a tourist visa to the United States: The US State Department has published statistics.

The U.S. Department of State has published its annual statistics on visa denials for short-term U.S. visas for business and tourism (type B visas) for each country. Here are the top post-Soviet countries where citizens find it most challenging to obtain American visas:

  1. Latvia - 9.9% denials.
  2. Lithuania - 14.8% denials.
  3. Estonia - 21% denials.
  4. Azerbaijan - 23.5% denials.
  5. Russia - 26% denials.
  6. Belarus - 26.05% denials.
  7. Armenia - 37.8% denials.
  8. Kyrgyzstan - 37.85% denials.
  9. Ukraine - 41% denials.
  10. Georgia - 42% denials.

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