Urgent information for visa applicants regarding novel coronavirus
19 مارس, 2020
As of March 17, 2020, the United States Embassy in Ankara and Consulate General in Istanbul are reducing routine Immigrant and Nonimmigrant visa services to emergency only. From March 17, 2020, the U.S. Embassy and Consulate General are not accepting applications through Interview Waiver/Renewal by Mail. 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/fa-tr/niv/information/faqs#need_earlier_appt, or contact us at https://ais.usvisa-info.com/fa-tr/niv/information/contact_us to request an emergency appointment.
Urgent information for visa applicants regarding novel coronavirus (UPDATED: 16 March 2020)
5 مارس, 2020
Entry of foreign nationals who were physically present within the following list of countries within 14 days preceding their entry or attempted entry into the United States is suspended, per Presidential Proclamations 9984, 9992, 9993, and the subsequent proclamation issued March 14, 2020:
- The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, excluding overseas territories outside of Europe;
- The Republic of Ireland;
- The 26 countries that comprise the Schengen Area (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland);
- The Islamic Republic of Iran;
- The People’s Republic of China, not including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau.
There are certain exceptions to the suspension of entry, including exceptions for U.S. lawful permanent residents and certain family members of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents, among other exceptions listed in the proclamations. If you reside in, have traveled recently to, or intend to transit or travel through any of the above listed countries prior to your planned trip to the United States, we recommend you postpone your visa interview appointment until 14 days subsequent to your departure from the subject country(ries). Additionally, if you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, or believe you may have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, you are strongly encouraged to postpone your appointment by at least 14 days. There is no fee to change an appointment and visa application fees are valid for one year in the country where the fee was paid.
To postpone your appointment, please sign in to your user account, select the "Continue" option, and follow the system instructions under the "reschedule appointment" action. If you require further assistance please refer to our "Help" section at the bottom of the page.
اعلامیه ریاست جمهوری 9645 و اعلامیه ریاست جمهوری 9983
21 فوریه, 2020
در 31 ژانویه 2020، یک اعلامیه ریاست جمهوری جدید («اعلامیه ریاست جمهوری 9983») صادر شد که به محدودیت های آتی سفر اعلامیه ریاست جمهوری 9645 اضافه گردید و در واقع حدود آنها را به تعداد ملیّت 6 کشور دیگر افزایش داد. این محدودیت ها تنها به ویزاهای مهاجرتی و/یا ویزای گوناگونی و نه به ویزاهای غیرمهاجرتی اعمال می گردد. اطلاعات بیشتر در این لینک موجود است https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/visa-information-resources/presidential-proclamation-archive/presidential-proclamation9645.html?wcmmode=disabled.