Ask the Consul – April 2023

Non-Immigrant Visa (NIV) Fee Increase On March 28, 2023, the Department of State published a Final Rule regarding upcoming increases to certain nonimmigrant visa application (NIV) processing fees. This edition of our Ask-the-Consul will address some common questions about this upcoming change. What are the fee increases? Worldwide, the fee for visitor visas for business ... Read More»

Ask the Consul – April 2022

In this edition of our Ask-the-Consul, we will answer some common questions about visas for transiting/traveling through the United States. Q: I just need to go through (transit) the U.S. to get to another country. I don’t even plan to leave the airport. Do I need a visa? A: Yes. Once you are transiting the ... Read More»

Medical Examination Information for Immigrant Visa Applicants

Para la versión en español, haga clic aquí: .Información sobre el Examen Médico para los solicitantes de Visa de Inmigrante. The U.S. Embassy in Georgetown, Guyana is a regional immigrant visa processing center for applicants from Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, and Cuba. We heard the calls to increase immigrant visa processing in Guyana due to extended visa wait times as a result of ... Read More»

Notice of New Panel Physicians for U.S. Immigrant Visas

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy has added Dr. Zulfikar Bux & Dr. Dev Persaud to its approved list of physicians authorized to conduct medical examinations for immigrant visa applicants. Dr. Bux will commence examination services from March 23, 2022, and Dr. Persaud from March 28, 2022. Contact information for these physicians can be ... Read More»

Ask the Consul – March 2022

Common Questions about Non-Immigrant Visa Renewals Para la versión en español, haga clic aquí: COLUMNA “PREGÚNTELE AL CÓNSUL” MARZO 2022.(PDF122KB) Q: Is the Embassy currently processing applications for non-immigrant visa renewals? A: Yes. Currently, we are accepting a limited number of visa renewal applications on a weekly basis. Q: Do I need an interview or is there a Drop Box System? A: If you are a Guyanese national renewing ... Read More»

American Citizen Passport Execution Fee Increase Goes Into Effect April 2

Some American citizens will see a fee increase the next time they apply for their American passports. The change will go into effect worldwide on April 2, 2018. The “passport execution” fee will increase $10, from $25 to the new fee of $35. The new $35 fee is applicable to all first-time passport applicants and ... Read More»
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