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Visa Notice
July 27, 2023

Routine U.S. citizen services have resumed.  Please visit the U.S. Citizen Services page linked above for more information.

Visa services for both nonimmigrant and immigrant visa cases have resumed; however, due to the pandemic and the demand for visa appointments, the earliest available appointment dates may be many months in the future.  Please visit  https://www.ustraveldocs.com/lr/en for appointment instructions.

Transportation boarding foil services and returning resident services for Lawful Permanent Residents of the United States trying to return to the United States have resumed.  Please visit https://www.ustraveldocs.com/lr/en for appointment instructions.

The purpose of your intended travel and other facts will determine what type of visa is required under U.S. immigration law. As a visa applicant, you will need to establish that you meet all requirements to receive the category of visa for which you are applying.

See our Directory of Visa Categories on usvisas.state.gov to determine which visa category might be appropriate for your purpose of travel to the United States.