There are 3 steps to applying for a U.S. visa:
1. Submit visa form DS-160 online using this link.
2. Schedule an interview online using this link.
3. Come to the Embassy within ten minutes of your appointment.
- Hours of Operation
- Customer Service Statement
- Non-Immigrant Visas
- Contact Information
- Students and Exchange Visitors
- Frequently Asked Questions About Visa Refusals
- Travel Without A Visa
- Immigrant Visas
- Panel Physician
- Rights and Protections for Foreign-Citizen Fianc(é)s and Spouses of U.S. Citizens and Spouses of Lawful Permanment Residents
- Travel & Tourism in the U.S.
U.S. embassies and consulates are currently experiencing technical difficulties due to systems maintenance that may result in delays in U.S. passport and visa processing and receiving and sending email. U.S. citizens may also experience delays in response to their email inquiries. U.S. citizens requiring emergency assistance should contact their embassy or consulate by telephone. Additionally, applicants who have interviews for student and exchange visitor (F/M/J) visas scheduled for this week should bring proof of payment for SEVIS fee.
The William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (WWTVPRA) of 2008 was signed into law on December 23, 2008, by the President. The changes under this law relate to the legal rights of certain employment or education-based nonimmigrants under Federal immigration, labor, and employment laws. To learn more, check out the new pamphlet on the WWTVPRA (PDF 252 KB)
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