Announcements

Extension of Validity for Venezuelan Passports

12 June, 2019

As of June 7, 2019 the Department of State recognizes that previously issued Venezuelan passports and “prorrogas” have been extended by decree of interim Venezuelan President Guaido for an additional five years past their printed date of expiration. Passports rendered valid by this decree will be accepted for visa and other consular services.

For applicants renewing Serbian passports

26 September, 2018

Applicants must enter correct passport information on their nonimmigrant visa application (form DS-160) and in the nonimmigrant visa scheduling system. If you are in the process of renewing your passport, you must wait for your new passport and enter the correct passport information on your visa application and profile. Failure to enter correct passport information will cause delays in your visa application processing. Please also note that Serbian citizens are not required to have passports valid for six months beyond their period of stay in U.S. For more information, please visit country-specific agreements.

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: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/visa-information-resources/presidential-proclamation-archive/2017-12-04-Presidential-Proclamation.html.