Impact on US Consular Service

Travel Restrictions and Disrupted Visa Services

The COVID-19 pandemic has wrought havoc on US immigration and visa servces. Routine consular services are slowly returning, but applicants should anticipate delays. To determine the level of services offered by a particular consular post, one should check that consular post's website.

To address concerns with the spread of the virus, the United States has imposed travel restrictions governing rules on entry to the United States for citizens, lawful permanent residents, immigrants, and nonimmigrants.

Below, you will find links to helpful information and resources for understanding the current status of services.