“Tet” 2018 Holiday Schedule – NIV Unit

U.S. EMBASSY HANOI  CONSULAR SECTION  “TET” 2018 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE The Nonimmigrant Visa Unit of the U.S. Embassy Hanoi Consular Section will not be open to the public from Wednesday, February 14, 2018 through Tuesday, February 20, 2018 for the Lunar New Year (Tet) holidays. The Consular Section will reopen to public on Wednesday, February 21, ...
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Important Notice

The Ho Chi Minh City Consular Section will provide limited visa services for three weeks prior to APEC Leaders’ Week in Da Nang.  B1/B2 and K1 visa appointments will be offered only for emergency cases between October 30 and November 14.  Please see our web site for instructions regarding expedited B1/B2 and K1 appointments .  Appointments for other visa categories, ...
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Interviewing for a student visa? Be yourself.

“There are no ‘right’ answers to interview questions,” a Consular Officer told nearly 100 students, parents, and professionals gathered at the American Center on June 30.  Consular Officers want to know the true backgrounds, interests, and motivations of each prospective student.  When interviewing, students should present a credible study plan—that makes sense for them. For ...
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NIV Chief Debunks Student Visa Myths

The Nonimmigrant Visa Chief met with 35 representatives from 28 education and student visa information agencies on April 19.  During the interactive session, he debunked common student visa myths and answered many visa-related questions.  This event is a part of the Consular Section’s communication strategy to ensure that prospective applicants receive accurate information.  His presentation ...
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Consular Officers Continue Processing Nonimmigrant Visa Renewals

The U.S. Embassy in Hanoi and the U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City will continue processing nonimmigrant visa renewals for applicants whose visas are still valid or expired within the last 12 months. If you meet this and the other requirements, you may be able to take advantage of our convenient visa renewal ...
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Consular Officers Engage Vietnamese Students

Consular Officers met with Vietnamese students to provide free, honest, and current information about studying in the United States.  Over 15,000 people viewed the event on Facebook and another 2,000 people attended the event.  Vietnamese students learned how to choose a school and apply for a visa.  The U.S. Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City ...
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