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Executive Order on Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Attacks by Foreign Nationals
 
January 30, 2017


Per the Executive Order on Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Attacks by Foreign Nationals signed on January 27, 2017, visa issuance to nationals of the countries of Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen has been suspended effective immediately until further notification. 

  • If you are a citizen of one of these countries, please do not schedule a visa appointment or pay any visa fees at this time. 
  • If you already have an appointment scheduled, please DO NOT ATTEND. You will not be permitted entry to the Embassy/Consulate. 

We will announce any other changes affecting travelers to the United States as soon as that information is available.