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:

Important information regarding fee payment options

2 November, 2017

From November 7th, 2017 applicants will have the option to pay the visa fee by credit card in addition to cash payment option.

Important information regarding fee payment options

11 August, 2017

From August 15th, 2017 applicants will no longer have the option to pay the visa fee by credit card. After this date all fees must be paid in cash at any branch of Banka Intesa.

Possible Visa Services Interruption

24 June, 2015

The Consular Section is now accepting nonimmigrant visa appointments as normal. If you meet the criteria for an expedited appointment please make the request through this system. Please note that an expedited appointment requests does not guarantee a visa will be printed immediately.

As the systems issues are being resolved we have resumed the printing of visas. While delays may remain, we expected approved applicants to receive their visas within a few business days.