Current Status of US Visa Services by Country

Philippines The US Embassy in Manila has resumed all usual visa services. Wait times for interviews are longer than before the pandemic, except for next of kin. For non-immigrant visas, the embassy gives priority to applicants with urgent travel needs. Click on here for more information. Also see our Guide to immigrating from the Philippines. Mexico Visa services are limited and vary by city. Applicants should expect long wait times. Check here for information. Also see our guide to immigrating from Mexico. United Kingdom The US Embassy in London and the US Consulate in Belfast have resumed their usual visa services, but appointments remain limited and there is a backlog of applicants. Check here for updates. Dominican Republic The U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo now queries all immigrant visa categories. Limited routine work and student visa services have resumed. The embassy has resumed in-person interviews for tourist visa applicants whose interviews were canceled on March 13, 2020. Learn more here. Thailand The United States Embassy and Consulate General in Thailand have resumed routine services for nonimmigrant and immigrant visas. Candidates can also renew your visa by mail. Sudan The US Embassy in Khartoum has suspended operations as violence escalates in Sudan. Follow State Department recommendations advice on what to do if you need to leave the country. Brazil The American embassy and consulates in Brazil have resumed routine appointment for nonimmigrant visas. National interest exceptions are no longer required to enter the United States. Immigrant visa services are available, but wait times are long. Learn more about immigrate to the United States from Brazil. Cuba The United States Embassy in Havana resumed full immigrant visa processing and consular services this year for the first time since 2017. Nigeria The United States Embassy in Abuja and the Consulate General in Lagos are offer limited non-immigrant and immigrant visa services. See our guide to immigrating to the United States from Nigeria. Colombia THE U.S. Embassy in Bogota has resumed regular nonimmigrant and immigrant visa services. India The American consulate in Mumbai has reopened all immigrant visa services. Routine services for nonimmigrants remain limited to the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi and consulates in Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Mumbai. Learn more about immigrate from India. China The United States Embassy in Beijing and consulates in Guangzhou and Shenyang have resumed routine consular services. The Consulate General in Wuhan provides limited services to U.S. citizens. The US Consulate in Shanghai will only provide emergency services until further notice. Ukraine The US Department of State suspended consular services at the American embassy in kyiv due to the Russian invasion. The State Department has designated the Consulate General in Frankfurt as the primary location for processing applications from Ukrainians. Individuals applying for an IR-3 or 4 adoption visa must submit their application to the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw. Russia The American Embassy in Moscow has suspended all immigrant visa services. The U.S. Embassy in Warsaw processes immigrant visas for residents of Russia. Visa services at The US consulates in Yekaterinburg and Vladivostok remain suspended due to critical staffing shortages. If you have already received an appointment notice for a location other than Warsaw, send an email for your file to be transferred. The State Department has designated the U.S. Embassy in Tashkent and the U.S. Consulate General in Almaty as processing centers for Russian applications. IR-5 (parent of a US citizen) immigrant visa applicants. For more details, please visit official site. Vietnam The United States Embassy in Hanoi resumed all visa services. Interviews for nonimmigrant and immigrant visas have slowly begun to resume. All 221g applicants may visit the United States Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City for an interview anytime between 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday, except holidays. The consulate will accommodate 221 g of applicants on a first-come, first-served basis. Indonesia The United States Embassy in Jakarta is offer immigrant visa services in all categories. The US Embassy in Jakarta and the Consulate General in Surabaya have resumed limited appointments for all non-immigrant visa categories. Canada Visa services vary by city. The United States embassy and consulates in Canada have resumed Services for US citizens and most non-immigrant visa services. Learn more about immigrate to the United States from Canada.
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