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General Instructions

ATTENTION:  VISA APPLICANTS

Good news!  Technical issues causing a delay in the issuance of U.S. visas have been resolved.  We deeply apologize for the inconvenience caused. 

Passports can be brought in the following order by anyone for immediate visa collection:

Surnames starting A to E: Monday, June 29 from 13:30 to 15:00.

Surnames F to M: Tuesday, June 30 from 13:30 to 15:00.

Surnames N to Z: Wednesday, July 1 from 13:30 to 15:00.

Reminder:  Anyone bringing/collecting a passport must have the original receipt.  If there are any exceptions or problems with the above schedule, please notify us immediately at PTLConsular@state.gov.

Again we apologize for the wait, thank you for your patience, and wish you a bon voyage!

 

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. 

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  • 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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