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U.S. Embassy cancels immigrant, non-immigrant visa interviews until July 31

By PR | 01:14 PM June 30, 2020

The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines has canceled all immigrant and nonimmigrant visa interviews scheduled through July 31 in response to significant worldwide challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The U.S. Department of State has suspended routine visa services at all U.S. Embassies and Consulates around the world. As resources allow, embassies and consulates will continue to provide emergency visa services. We will resume routine visa services as soon as possible, but are unable to provide a specific date at this time. We appreciate your patience and understanding.

Once visa services resume, affected applicants should reschedule their visa interviews through the Embassy call center by phone at +63 (2) 7792-8988 and +63 (2) 8548-8223, or through the online appointment system at

There is no fee to change an appointment, and visa application fees are valid for one year in the country where the fee was paid.

Visa Update: Visa Appointment Cancelation Through July 31

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