Welcome, U.S. Immigrant Visa Applicants

You are at the Official Immigrant (permanent) Visa support website for the U.S. Embassy in United Arab Emirates.

Urgent information for visa applicants regarding novel coronavirus

As of March 23, 2020, the United States Embassy in Abu Dhabi and Consulate General in Dubai are cancelling routine Immigrant and Nonimmigrant visa appointments. From March 23, 2020, the U.S. Embassy and Consulate are not accepting applications through Interview Waiver Renewal by Courier-in for any visa classes. 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 https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-ae/niv/information/faqs#need_earlier_appt to request an emergency appointment.


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