Access and security notice

8 October, 2019

All visitors to the Consular Section are screened by security personnel prior to entry. Do not bring any electronic devices, laptops, tablets, luggage, back packs, or bags of any kind to the interview.

You will not be allowed to enter with them and there is no place to store them.

Children under 14

12 July, 2019

Please note that children under 14 do not need to be present for the interview, but they need to be present in the consular district.

Thank you.

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: