How can I get a non-immigrant visa in the United States
Since August 21, the Embassy of the United States will begin the process of cancellation of interviews for nonimmigrant visa designated in all the US consulates in Russia. From 1 September interviews for its reception will be held at the Embassy in Moscow. Visas will be resumed, but at reduced capacity. This is due to a decrease in the number of members of the American dipmissii in Russia, said the U.S. Embassy in Moscow. In addition, the U.S. Embassy in Moscow and Consulate in Saint-Petersburg overturned the reception of applications for visas from citizens of Belarus. They will be required to attend interviews at US embassies in Warsaw, Kiev and Vilnius. As now you can get U.S. visa — in reference “b”.
Question: Will my interview for a nonimmigrant visa cancelled? How will I notified about this?
Answer: Those applicants who will be affected by the abolition of interviews for nonimmigrant visa will receive an email with a phone number on which you will be contacted to reschedule the interview at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow at a later date.
Will the Consulate in St. Petersburg, Vladivostok or Yekaterinburg continue to conduct interviews for visa USA?
In connection with the reduction in the number of employees of the US diplomatic mission at the request of the Russian side, all the interviews to obtain a U.S. nonimmigrant visa in Russia will be conducted only at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow.
What is the principle of establishing the order of priority interviews for visa for USA?
Priority will be given to the official persons traveling on a business trip to the UN, an international organization whose offices are located in the United States, and bilateral meetings. Typically, this requirement is stipulated in the international agreements, diplomatic norms and customary international law. Depending on the level of our capacity, priority Bader also provided to other categories of nonimmigrant visa. In particular, in cases of emergency travel for medical or family necessity. This, for example, a funeral, hospitalization, or participation in court processes. Other categories of applications will be considered to the extent possible depending on staffing.
I am a student in University in the United States. I have to go to school. Can I schedule an interview?
The U.S. Embassy in Moscow plans to reserve time to conduct student interviews in the first part of September.