Announcements

2011 | 2012 | 2013

THE EMBASSY WILL NOT BE PROVIDING VISA SERVICES TO THE PUBLIC ON MONDAY, AUGUST 16. VISA APPOINTMENTS WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR Tuesday, December 17 and Wednesday, December 18 AT THE SAME TIME OF YOUR ORIGINAL APPOINTMENT.

December 13, 2013

Information on the rescheduling of the appointments of Visa: Applicants with visa interview appointments for Monday, December 16th will receive a message to the email address that was registered in the interview website with information regarding the new appointment time and date.


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The embassy in La Paz will not be providing visa services to the public on Wednesday, September 11th

September 9, 2013

Visa appointments will be rescheduled for Friday, September 13th at same time of your original appointment.

Applicants with visa interview appointments for Wednesday, September 11th will receive a message to the email address that was registered in the interview website with information regarding the change.


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THE EMBASSY WILL NOT BE PROVIDING VISA SERVICES TO THE PUBLIC ON MONDAY, AUGUST 5TH. VISA APPOINTMENTS WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY, AUGUAT 9TH AT SAME TIME OF YOUR ORIGINAL APPOINTMENT

August 2, 2013

Information on the rescheduling of the appointments of Visa: Applicants with visa interview appointments for Monday, August 5th will receive a message to the email address that was registered in the interview website with information regarding the new appointment time and date.


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USCIS Immigrant Fee Announcement

January 31, 2013

Effective 1 February 2013, individuals issued immigrant visas overseas must pay a USCIS Immigrant Fee before traveling to the United States. For more information, including the fee amount and fee exemptions, please visit: www.USCIS.gov/immigrantfee.


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United States Announces Visa Waiver Program to include Taiwan

October 22, 2012

On October 2, 2012 the United States announced Taiwan’s participation in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). Under the VWP, eligible Taiwan passport holders will be able to travel to the United States for tourism or business for stays of 90 days or less without obtaining a visa, if certain requirements are met.

Eligible Taiwan passport holders may begin traveling to the United States without visas under the Visa Waiver Program beginning on November 1, 2012.


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Group Processing email addresses are changing soon

September 17, 2012

In order to provide you with better services and assistance, on September 24, 2012, The Visa Information Service will be changing email systems. This means that the email address to which you normally submit your Group requests will change. Please see the information below to locate the new email address to which you will need to submit your Group inquiries/requests. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this transition period.

Again, this change will take place on September 24. Until that time, continue using the same address you have used in the past.

Bolivia Groups

Group_Processing_BOL@visaops.net


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Changes in the Visa Application Fee (MRV fee)

April 13, 2012

On April 13, 2012 there were changes to the Visa Application Fee (MRV fee).  Any fees paid prior to Friday, April 13, 2012 remain valid for one year from the date of payment. There will be a 90 day grace period after which the difference between the old rate and the new rate must be paid at the Consular Section cashier. No refunds will be available to applicants who paid the higher fee. Click here for information on the new fees.


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The U.S. Consular Section in Bolivia has transitioned to a new appointment service for applicants applying for a visa to come to the United States.

September 30, 2011

The U.S. Consular Section in Bolivia has transitioned to a new appointment service for applicants applying for a visa to come to the United States. We want to ensure applicants are not negatively impacted by the change. If the applicant has already begun the appointment scheduling process, please review the guidance contained in the Transition Applicants section.

Please do not go to the bank to pay the MRV fee without a deposit slip. Without the deposit slip, the bank cannot accept your payment, no exceptions.

WARNING: The confirmation page for the DS-160 is NOT a deposit slip and cannot be used to make a payment.

This is the ONLY official site sponsored by the United States for the payment of the visa application fee and scheduling visa appointments.

WARNING: Do not make payment on any other website.