Information for Visa Applicants Regarding CoVid-19

Information for visa applicants regarding novel coronavirus:  As of March 17, 2020, the United States Embassy in Kathmandu is cancelling routine Diversity visas and nonimmigrant visa appointments. From March 23, 2020, the U.S. Embassy is cancelling all routine immigrant visa appointments. We will resume routine visa services as soon as possible but are unable to provide a specific date at this time. The MRV fee is valid and may be used for a visa application in the country where it was purchased within one year of the date of payment. If you have an urgent matter and need to travel immediately, please contact request an emergency appointment.

Please note there are travel restrictions for certain countries. Please visit and read the section “Presidential Proclamations Regarding Novel Coronavirus” for more information.