Current Visa wait times
NOTICE: Upcoming visa appointment? Please note our policy: If you arrive within 30 minutes of your appointment time, no problem. We will admit you for your interview. If you are more than one hour late, you may be asked to reschedule your interview for another day. Please be on time!
NOTICE: Students and Exchange Visitors Can Now Make Appointments at Ritan branch - No.2 Xiu Shui East Road
Students and Exchange Visitors: When scheduling your appointment, please be sure to check the Ritan branch calendar for additional appointment availability. We currently offer student and exchange visitor visa interviews at both the Embassy and Ritan branch locations.
NOTICE: Starting from October, petition-based visa types (such as L, H1B, O, P, CW1…) will only be adjudicated at the Ritan Branch (Xiushui Dongjie #2, Beijing ). Certain petition-based applicants may be required to pay visa reciprocity fees. Please be prepared to pay by credit card only. Cash and debit cards will not be accepted.
For information about making an appointment, paying fees and passport pick-up, please contact our Call Center at 010-56794700 or go to http://www.ustraveldocs.com/
To check your visa or passport status, please visit
If you need your passport back while your case is undergoing administrative processing, please contact us via our web form:
Map to the Embassy
NIV CLOSURE NOTICE
Nonimmigrant Visa Unit will be closed to the public on the following working days:
Please click here for all closure notices.
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