Welcome, U.S. Immigrant Visa Applicants

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

Urgent information for visa applicants regarding novel coronavirus

As of March 17th, the United States Embassy in Addis Ababa Ethiopia, is cancelling Immigrant and Nonimmigrant visa appointments. At this time your visa appointment is cancelled. 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 for fiancé (K) visas. You do not need to take any action at this time, you will be contacted in due time. You can monitor https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-et/iv/information/announcements for the latest updates on the operating status of the United States Embassy in Addis Ababa.


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