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Non-Immigrant Visas

Important Notice


Systems issues that have affected the Department of State’s ability to issue visas have been resolved, and all applicants can schedule appointments as normal. All applicants should plan to attend their current appointments as scheduled. Applicants with passports at the Embassy will be contacted by Aramex once the passport (with a visa) is ready for pickup. Thank you for your cooperation.

Visa Application Procedures

The non-immigrant visa is required for persons desiring to enter the United States temporarily for a multitude of reasons. While international travelers with visitor (i.e. B-1 or B-2) visas comprise a large portion of temporary visitor travel to the United States, we also process visas for those seeking to study, work temporarily, as well as marry in the United States.

We thank you for your interest in applying for a non-immigrant visa. For a complete step-by-step guide on the visa application process, please click "How to Apply."

Should you have questions on the process, please contact us.


  • Cell Phones Not Permitted on Embassy Grounds

    For the safety and security of all applicants and employees, visa applicants are not permitted to bring cell phones or other electronic  devices into the U.S. Embassy. Applicants who bring such devices will be denied entry. Please make arrangements to leave your electronic equipment in a safe location off Embassy grounds during your interview appointment. We regret any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your cooperation.

    Due to the extreme weather conditions, we ask that you do not arrive at the Embassy more than 15 minutes before your visa appointment