Current Status of U.S. Visa Services By Country

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

Apr 29, 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:

PhilippinesThe U.S. Embassy Manila has resumed certain nonimmigrant 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 Belfast and the U.S. Consulate in Belfast currently are open for emergency visa services only. Check here for updates.
Dominican RepublicThe U.S. Embassy in Santa Domingo is offering limited routine immigrant visa services. Limited routine work and student visas services have resumed. Tourist visa services remain suspended. 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 currrently are offered on an emergency basis only.
NigeriaThe U.S. Embassy in Abuja and Consulate General in Lagos are offering limited non-immigrant and immigrant visa services.
ColombiaThe U.S. Embassy Bogotá has suspended routine nonimmigrant visa operations. A limited number of immigrant visa services are available.
IndiaThe U.S. Embassy New Delhi and the consulates in Chennai, Hyderabad, and Kolkata have suspended all visa services until May 15 and at the Consulate in Mumbai until May 28.
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.
RussiaRoutine immigrant and nonimmigrant visa services are currently suspended.
VietnamThe U.S. Embassy in Hanoi and U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City are offering all nonimmigrant and immigrant visa services.
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

Last updated: April 29, 2021

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