1. U.S. Visa Services

    A citizen of a foreign country who seeks to enter the United States generally must first obtain a U.S. visa, which is placed in the traveler's passport. Certain international travelers may be eligible to travel to the United States without a visa under the Visa Waiver Program, which is administered by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) .

  2. Visa Update: Nonimmigrant Visa Appointments

    The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines is increasing the number of routine visa appointments in all nonimmigrant visa classes starting in October 2022. If you paid a visa application fee but have been unable to schedule an appointment or have an appointment many months from now, you now have an opportunity to schedule or move up your appointment.

  3. Visa Update: Consular Operations (Visas), August 19, 2021

    August 19, 2021. Routine visa services remain suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines continues to operate with reduced staffing. As conditions surrounding the COVID-19 situation improve, the Embassy will provide additional services, culminating eventually in a complete resumption of routine visa services.

  4. Apply for a U.S. Visa

    Apply for a U.S. Visa. Welcome to the U.S. Visa Information Service for the Philippines. On this website you can find information about U.S. immigrant and nonimmigrant visas and the requirements to apply for each. You can also learn how to pay the required visa application fee, and book an interview appointment at the U.S. Embassy in Manila.

  5. Apply for a U.S. Visa

    If more than one person is included in your passport, each person desiring a visa must submit an application. Your visa application (MRV) fee payment receipt. Your DS-160 confirmation page. Your e-mail address. If applicable, required documents based on visa class (such as a petition approval for petition-based visas; more information about ...

  6. U.S. Embassy Manila, Philippines

    The U.S. Embassy in Manila requires a CENOMAR for applicants whose unmarried status is important to their visa category. This includes visa categories K1, CR1/IR1, CR2/IR2, F1, F2A, F2B, and derivative children for any visa category, if the visa applicant is 18 years of age or older. Please ensure that the correct information is on the CENOMAR ...

  7. Visa Appointment Wait Times

    Applicants scheduling visa appointments in a location different from their place of residence should check post websites for nonresident wait times. Select a U.S. Embassy or Consulate: Wait Times for Embassy/Consulate. Visa Wait Times. Nonimmigrant Visa Type. Appointment Wait Time. Interview Required Students/Exchange Visitors (F, M, J) -- days.

  8. Visa Status Check

    Visa Status Check. Welcome! On this website, you can check your U.S. visa application status. Visa Application Type. Please select a location and enter your Application ID or Case Number. Select a location. Application ID or Case Number. (e.g., AA0020AKAX or 2012118 345 0001) NOTE: For applicants who completed their forms prior to January 1 ...

  9. Apply for a U.S. Visa

    How to Apply. Step 1. Pay the visa application fee. Step 2. Complete the Nonimmigrant Visa Electronic Application (DS-160) form. Step 3. Schedule your appointment on this web page. You will need three pieces of information in order to schedule your appointment: Your passport number.

  10. Apply for a U.S. Visa

    Location and Contact Information. The U.S. Embassy in Manila is located at the following address: U.S. Embassy, Manila 1201 Roxas Blvd Ermita, Manila

  11. US visa application in PH returning to normal—consul

    United States (US) Embassy in Manila consul general Mark McGovern said that the visa processing for business or tourists travels is returning back to normal. McGovern, in a video message on Twitter, reported that the embassy processed "more than twice as many non-immigrant visas in 2022 as in 2021."

  12. Immigrant Visa Interview-Ready Backlog Report

    We are committed to resolving the immigrant visa backlog and transparently sharing the current status of our worldwide visa operations. Number of IV applicants whose cases are documentarily complete at NVC and ready for interview as of March 31. 404,459. Number of documentarily complete IV applicants scheduled for April 2024 interview appointments.

  13. U.S. Embassy Update on Consular Operations and Interview ...

    U.S. Embassy Consular Update: Consul General Mark McGovern shares good news about the U.S. Embassy's visa operations and shortened interview wait times.... | Filipino people, travel ... To US Embassy manila. 2. 50w. View 1 reply. Jun Gabol. wooooot woooooot! keep up the good work sir's/maam's maraming salamat po. 2. 50w.

  14. Current Status of U.S. Visa Services By Country

    Ukraine. In March, 2024, the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv will open up immigrant visa services to certain cases, though K-1 visas and DV cases will be handled by the Frankfurt embassy. The Embassy in Kyiv will also handle certain nonimmigrant visas, including H2-B and C1/D visas, in addition to a small number of tourist visas. Russia.

  15. The Visa Bulletin

    USCIS, in coordination with Department of State (DOS), is revising the procedures for determining visa availability for applicants waiting to file for employment-based or family-sponsored preference adjustment of status. The revised process will better align with procedures DOS uses for foreign nationals who seek to become U.S. permanent residents by applying for immigrant visas at U.S ...

  16. Apply for a U.S. Visa

    Each applicant - including children - must have their own Form DS-160 visa application. The Form DS-160 must be completed and submitted online prior to your interview at the Embassy or Consulate. The barcode number on the Form DS-160 confirmation page is required in order to book your interview. The Form DS-160 must be submitted online and the ...

  17. Apply for a U.S. Visa

    You can travel to the United States with your expired passport containing a valid visa and your new, valid passport. Qualifications. Please see the link below for the application process and requirements: Renew My Visa (B1/B2) Renew My Visa (C1/D) MAAP. Renew My Visa (FMJ) Renew My Visa (HLOPQ)

  18. Apply for a U.S. Visa

    Applicants for U.S. visas are required to appear in person for a visa interview at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate where they reside. Applicants must schedule an appointment for that interview, either online or through the call center. In order to schedule a nonimmigrant visa appointment, you must have the following information and documents ...

  19. US Embassy immigrant visas backlog to continue in 9 months

    McGovern said most of visas issued by the US Embassy were non-immigrant visas, mostly tourist (B1/B2) or work visas. Before the pandemic, in 2019, it has issued 290,000 non-immigrant visas to ...