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reciprocity

Medical education The recognition by one jurisdiction–eg, a state, of the validity of certificates and licenses–eg, to practice medicine issued by another jurisdiction
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rec·i·proc·i·ty

(res'i-pros'i-tē)
A mutual agreement between two U.S. states whereby each agrees to grant a license to practice medicine to any person licensed by the other state.
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It said the visa issuance fees are implemented under the principle of reciprocity; when a foreign government imposes additional visa fees on US citizens, the United States will impose reciprocal fees on citizens of that country for similar types of visas.
'The reciprocity fee is required for each visa that is issued, which means both adults and minors whose visa applications are approved will be charged the reciprocity fee.
'There are thus ongoing discussions between Pakistan and the US on the status of exemption/refunds on the basis of the principle of reciprocity, which should not be construed as withdrawal of any privileges,' the embassy stated in its response.
Under the law, only the PRC is authorized to issue licenses or 'special temporary permit to foreign professionals who desire to practice their professions in the country under reciprocity and other international agreements.'
Following the implementation of the new rule of visa reciprocity, both the Nepali and the US citizens will have to pay USD 160 for five-year tourist visa or multiple entries
The occurrence of partially altruistic or labor-exchange interactions under shared contingencies could be a result of various degrees of reciprocity induced by confederates.
Reciprocity, measured by median discretionary returns to investors, nearly disappears with rules.
Given the vehemence with which the Bar rejected the idea of reciprocity, it stunned me when I learned that the Bar was going to let lawyers who haven't passed the Florida bar exam practice in Florida simply because they are married to someone who wears the uniform.
Under the reciprocity agreement, Rwandan nationals can enter the Philippines without a visa for a period not exceeding 30 days, provided that they hold valid tickets for their return journey or their next port of destination.
However, if passed Concealed Carry Reciprocity would allow people from other states to carry hidden, loaded weapons in our communities without meeting the standards required by Illinois law.
Like your Kenyan brothers and sisters, you will need only your identity card" without condition for reciprocity.