Urgent Information For Visa Applicants Regarding Novel Coronavirus

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Government has imposed restrictions and requirements that may affect travel to the United States. Please review the information below before scheduling or attending a visa-related appointment.

Presidential Proclamations on Novel Coronavirus

Extension of Visa Fee Validity

CDC Expands Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement to All Air Passengers Entering the United States

Rescission of Presidential Proclamations 9645 and 9983

Rescission of Presidential Proclamation 10014

Expiration of Presidential Proclamation 10052


U.S. Visa and Travel Updates

For the latest information from the U.S. Department of State regarding visa issues and travel to the United States, please visit: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/News/visas-news.html.

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Welcome, U.S. Immigrant Visa Applicants

You are at the Official Immigrant (permanent) Visa support website for the U.S. Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Important note

Per current U.S. government regulations, any person who has travelled over international borders by public transport (including airplane, bus, train, etc.) is barred from entry to U.S. Embassy Sarajevo until 14 days after conclusion of that travel.  If you are found to have entered Bosnia and Herzegovina or crossed international borders in the last 14 days in this manner, you will be denied admittance to the U.S. Embassy.  Private travel (private automobile) between Bosnia and Herzegovina and neighboring countries is exempted.  If you or a close contact has been diagnosed COVID positive in the last 14 days you will be denied entrance.  Please stay home if you have a fever (greater than 37.3 C), or otherwise feeling ill,  including, but not limited to,  cough, runny nose, shortness of breath, loss of sense of taste/smell.

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Register your Consular Immigrant Visa appointment date and time or request Returning Resident support services.

Review and manage your existing Consular Immigrant Visa Appointment or Returning Resident request.

Learn more about the Immigrant Visa application process.