Announcements

Extension of Validity for Venezuelan Passports

12 June, 2019

As of June 7, 2019 the Department of State recognizes that previously issued Venezuelan passports and “prorrogas” have been extended by decree of interim Venezuelan President Guaido for an additional five years past their printed date of expiration. Passports rendered valid by this decree will be accepted for visa and other consular services.

Supreme Court Order on Presidential Proclamation on Visas (December 4, 2017)

11 December, 2017

On December 4, the U.S. Supreme Court granted the Government’s motions for emergency stays of preliminary injunctions issued by the U.S. District Courts for the Districts of Hawaii and Maryland, which prohibited the enforcement of certain sections of Presidential Proclamation 9645 (P.P). Nationals of Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Yemen, and Venezuela are subject to the restrictions and limitations. More information is available at this link: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/visa-information-resources/presidential-proclamation-archive/2017-12-04-Presidential-Proclamation.html.

Videos about the Immigrant Visa Process

7 July, 2015

The U.S. Consulate General Montreal Immigrant Visa Unit announces a series of videos to help Immigrant Visa applicants understand the Immigrant Visa process and prepare for their interview.

Overview - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJnSyQ-oKgc

The Medical Exam and Police Certificate - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1cAJjG5ptI

Affidavit of Support - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezEPnSZy6O0