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Urgent Information for visa applicants regarding novel coronavirus

As of March 16, 2020, the United States Embassy in Santiago, Chile, is cancelling routine Nonimmigrant and Immigrant visa appointments. From March 22, 2020 the U.S. Embassy in Santiago, Chile, is not accepting applications through Interview Waiver, Renewal by Mail, Dropbox and Mail In for nonimmigrant visas (NIV). 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-cl/niv/information/faqs#need_earlier_appt or at +56 2 25829335 to request an emergency appointment.

Please note there are travel restrictions for certain countries. Please visit https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/ea/covid-19-information.html and read the section Presidential Proclamations Regarding Novel Coronavirus for more information.


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