Welcome, U.S. Nonimmigrant Visa Applicants

You are at the official nonimmigrant (temporary) visa information and appointment website for the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem and the U.S. Embassy Branch Office in Tel Aviv.

Urgent information for visa applicants regarding novel coronavirus

As of March, 18, the United States Embassy in Jerusalem and its Branch Office in Tel Aviv are cancelling routine Immigrant and/or Nonimmigrant visa appointments. [If applicable] From March 15, the U.S. Embassy is not accepting applications and/or follow up documents through Israel Post or Wassel for all visa types. 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-il/niv/information/faqs#need_earlier_appt, or contact by email Jerusalem: JerusalemIVInquiries@state.gov, Tel Aviv: NivTelAviv@state.gov, or by phone 03-9058062 to request an emergency appointment.


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