Consular Affairs (CA)

DS-160 & Uploading a Photograph

Applicants have reported that they are experiencing problems when uploading a photograph to the DS-160. The confirmation photo page indicates that they have not uploaded a photo, even though on the preceding page they have received the message that their photo has successfully been uploaded. If you are experiencing this issue, try the following steps: Record the Application Number Close

Consular Affairs (CA)

DV-2018 Program: Registration Period is Announced

DV-2018 Program: Online registration for the DV-2018 Program begins on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), and concludes on Monday, November 7, 2016 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Standard Time (EST) (GMT-4). For DV-2018, natives of the following countries are not eligible to apply, because more than 50,000 natives of these countries immigrated to the United

Consular Affairs (CA)

Important Notice for Diversity Visa (DV) 2017 Entrants

Additional entrants have been added to “selected” status on the Entrant Status Check (ESC) website www.dvlottery.state.gov. Please use your unique confirmation number to verify your status. Successful entrants are encouraged to complete the online DS-260 application immediately, so that an interview appointment at the appropriate U.S. Embassy or Consulate can be scheduled. Embassies and consulates only have a limited number

Visa Videos

The Visa Section is pleased to present the following informational videos. If you needed to know how to apply for a non-immigrant visa, then we have something to help. The images below link to the relevant video on our Youtube channel and will open in a new window. Please note that once you leave our site, our privacy policy will

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