International visitors add greatly to our nation's cultural, education and economic life. We continue the proud tradition of welcoming visitors to the United States, with secure borders and open doors. Read more.
Non-Immigrant visas allow foreign nationals to visit the U.S. temporarily for tourism, business, education, medical treatment, or petition-based employment. The type of non-immigrant visa required depends on your purpose of travel.
Please click on How to Apply for non-immigrant application instructions.
It's important to apply early; advance planning can smooth the visa application process for you.
The Consular Section of the U.S Embassy will be closed to the public on all Fridays. Visa applicants may use the Embassy's Drop Box to submit requested documents.
Only Emergency Consular services for U.S. citizens will be accommodated on Fridays.
NEW: The Interview Waiver Program
You may be eligible to renew your B1/B2 or C1/D visa without having to appear for an interview. Click here to see if you qualify!
Check Application Status
Select your Application Location and enter your Application ID to check your Non-Immigrant Visa application status online.