Is the US Embassy in London processing visas?

Nonimmigrant visas are processed at the U.S. Embassy in London or the Consulate General in Belfast. If you are in the United Kingdom, you may schedule an appointment to apply for a visa at either post regardless of your nationality or status in the United Kingdom.

Is US Embassy in London conducting interviews?

Interviews are by appointment only. Applicants aged 14 – 79 are required to appear in person for an interview with a consular officer. You are required to bring your Appointment Confirmation letter with you.

How long does a U.S. visa interview take in London?

You can expect to be at the Embassy or Consulate for approximately two to three hours. The interview with a consular officer is the last step in a two-step process and typically lasts just a few minutes. Prior to the interview staff will collect, data-enter and review your application.

How long does it take for US visa to be delivered?

It takes from 3 to 5 weeks for a US visa application to get processed. After the processing, the applicant can get a positive reply on their application, and the consulate will deliver the document. The delivery of the visa can take up to two other workdays.

How long does an interview at the US embassy take?

Visa interviews typically last between 3-5 minutes.

Can I wear jeans for U.S. visa interview?

Avoid jeans and leggings as these are often too informal for US visa attire.

What can I take into the U.S. Embassy London?

What Can I Bring? You can bring your mobile phone, e-reader, or tablet device. Key fobs and cycle/motorcycle helmets are also permitted. Large bags/suitcases (above cabin baggage size) and laptops cannot be admitted to the Embassy.

What is Consular Affairs at the US Embassy London?

Consular Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in London consists of the American Citizen Services section and the Visa section. Our American Citizen Services section (‘ACS’) provides information and assistance to U.S. citizens in the United Kingdom.

What is the phone number for the UK visa appointment service?

Visa Appointment Service telephone call center. The call center is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 am and 5:00 pm (local time; EST in the United States). It is closed on all U.K. and U.S. holidays. Callers within the United Kingdom should dial 020-3608-6998; Callers from the United States should dial 170-3543-9334

Where can I get an immigrant visa to the United States?

Please see the UK government’s website for further details. Immigrant visas to the United States are processed for citizens and residents of the United Kingdom at the U.S. Embassy in London.

Does the US Embassy in London offer tax assistance?

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) office at the U.S. Embassy London closed in 2015 and no longer offers taxpayer assistance (mail, walk-ins or telephone). Please see our list of IRS call center numbers and mailing addresses or see