Welcome, U.S. Nonimmigrant Visa Applicants

You are at the official nonimmigrant (temporary) visa information and appointment website for the U.S. Embassy in Brazil.

Important information for applicants renewing petition based visas

Starting on September 24, 2019, Brazilian visa applicants renewing their petition based visas, such as : H, I, L, O, P, Q and R (except visa applicants applying at the consular section in Porto Alegre) will be required to schedule a biometric appointment at one of the 5 Offsite Facilitation Centers (OFC) in Brazil prior to their Consular Interview.


Select this option if you have never used this site before and you have completed a DS-160 https://ceac.state.gov/genniv.

Select this option to continue or review an existing visa application, or if you have already established an account on this site.

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