Current Status of U.S. Visa Services By Country

Learn which U.S. embassies and consulates have reopened amid COVID-19

Sep 7, 2021

U.S. embassy reopening after covid-19

The coronavirus pandemic led to the suspension of U.S. visa services around the world. As restrictions start to ease, most U.S. embassies and consulates have resumed certain immigrant and nonimmigrant visa appointments. Learn the current status of visa services in your country:

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PhilippinesThe U.S. Embassy Manila has resumedĀ certainĀ nonimmigrantĀ visa services, including in the F, M, and certain J categories, C1/D, E, I, O, an P visas, and certain immigrant visas including IR1, IR2, CR1, CR2, and EB3 nurses.
MexicoVisa services are limited and vary by city. Check here for updated info.
United KingdomThe U.S. Embassy in London and the U.S. Consulate in Belfast currently are open for emergency nonimmigrant visa services only. Immigrant visa appointments are available but limited. Check here for updates.
Dominican RepublicThe U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo is offering limited routine immigrant visa services. Limited routine work and student visas services have resumed. Tourist visa services remain suspended although emergency appointments are available. Learn more here.
ThailandThe U.S. Embassy and Consulate General in Thailand has resumed routine nonimmigrant and immigrant visa services. Applicants are also able to renew their visa by mail.
BrazilThe U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Brazil have suspended routine nonimmigrant visa appointments. Immigrant visa services currently are offered on an emergency basis only. Embassies and consulates have prioritized student visa applications for applicants whose studies started on or after August 1, 2021.
NigeriaThe U.S. Embassy in Abuja and Consulate General in Lagos are offering limited non-immigrant and immigrant visa services.
ColombiaThe U.S. Embassy BogotĆ” has suspended routine nonimmigrant visa operations. A limited number of immigrant visa services are available.
IndiaAs of June 7, 2021, the U.S. Consulate in Mumbai reopened all immigrant visa services. Student visas will be prioritized ahead of the new school year. Routine nonimmigrant services remain limited at U.S. Embassy New Delhi and the consulates Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Mumbai.
ChinaThe U.S. Consulate General Guangzhou has resumed processing of fiance(e) and immigrant visa applications. Nonimmigrant visa services are suspended at the U.S Embassy in Beijing and the U.S. Consulates General in Guangzhou, Shanghai and Shenyang.
UkraineThe U.S. Embassy in Ukraine is currently offering immigrant visa appointments in every category, and a limited number of nonimmigrant visas, mostly for C1/D crew members.
RussiaU.S. Embassy Moscow is offering K-1 and immigrant visa services on an emergency basis only. Visa services at U.S. Consulates in Yekaterinburg and Vladivostok remain suspended.
VietnamThe U.S. Embassy in Hanoi has resumed limited visa services. Non-immigrant and immigrant emergency appointments are available by request.
IndonesiaThe U.S. Embassy in Jakarta is offering immigrant visa services in all categories. The United States Embassy in Jakarta and Consulate General Surabaya have resumed limited appointments for all nonimmigrant visa categories.
CanadaThe U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Canada have resumed certain non-emergency nonimmigrant visa services. The U.S. Consulate General in Montreal is open for immigrant visa appointments and will prioritize immediate relative visas of U.S. citizens. Visa services vary by city.

Last updated: Sept. 7, 2021

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