APEC Business Travel Cards Extended From 3 to 5 Years

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CBP/DHS will extend the validity of APEC Business Travel Cards from 3 to 5 years as part of its final rule which will be published tomorrow.


Click here for the link to the rule.
Click here for the bipartisan letter from four Senators supporting the rule.


The extension does not apply to existing cards.


In accordance with the U.S. Congress’ ABTC authorizing law, the US can not issue any new U.S. ABTCs or renew any U.S. ABTCs after September 30, 2018. Getting the authorizing legislation amended for renewal is the next focus.


Stay tuned for more information.



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