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

Urgent information for visa applicants regarding novel coronavirus

As of March 16, 2020, the United States Embassy in Paris, France is cancelling routine immigrant and non-immigrant visa appointments. From March 16, 2020, the U.S. Embassy in Paris, France is not accepting applications by mail-in. We will resume routine visa services as soon as possible but are unable to provide a specific date at this time. The MRV fee is valid and may be used for a visa application in the country where it was purchased within one year of the date of payment. If you have an urgent matter and need to travel immediately, please follow the guidance provided at https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-fr/niv/information/faqs#need_earlier_appt, or contact us at fae_contactus+fr+mrv+en@visaops.net, or call +33 1 82 88 29 57 (Local Number), or dial +1 703 543 9342 (If you are calling from within the United States), to request an emergency appointment.

Applicants with questions about visa applications currently in process with the Embassy may send their inquiry via ParisIVPending@state.gov for Immigrant visa applications or ParisVisaInquiry@state.gov for Nonimmigrant visa applications.


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