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

Information for visa applicants regarding novel coronavirus

As of March 16, 2020, the United States Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya is cancelling routine Immigrant and Nonimmigrant visa appointments. 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 contact essa_contactus+ke+info+en@visaops.net or call +254 20 764 0121 or +254 20 764 0799 for instructions on how to request an emergency appointment.

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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.

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