Partial Resumption of Non-Immigrant Visa Processing


The U.S. Embassy in Hanoi and Consulate in HCMC are pleased to announce the resumption of visa processing for limited nonimmigrant visa categories, including student visas, beginning July 15. Applicants may apply in the following categories: F, M, certain J (alien physician, government visitor, international visitor, professor, research scholar, short-term scholar, specialist, secondary school student and college/university student), C1/D, E, I, O, and P. Students whose classes are 100% online will not qualify for a student visa. For more information on how to make an appointment and visa categories, please click here 

Because of strict social distancing guidelines, the number of appointments we can provide will be limited. All applicants are expected to wear face coverings, maintain proper physical distancing, and wash their hands to prevent transmission of COVID-19. 

Interviews for all other visa categories, including B1/B2, remain suspended.  Applicants with an urgent need to travel can request an emergency appointment here.