UPDATE: Global Technical Issues with Passport and Visa Systems
Updated - 29 June 2015
The Department of State's visa systems are restored and all visa-issuing Embassies and Consulates are now back online. All applicants can now schedule appointments and attend current appointments as normal. We have printed all approved applications.
If you are travelling on an F, J, H or L visa or if you are travelling for urgent medical treatment please send us an email to KhartoumNIV@state.gov.
If you made an interview appointment, and we were not able to interview you because of the system problems, please reschedule your interview appointment now. We will open up additional appointments as soon as we are able.
Visa applicants with passports at the Embassy and interview dates of June 1-25, 2015 may collect their passports from 2 pm to 3 pm any working day except Thursday July 2, 2015.
We ask for your continued patience as we try work through the backlog and accommodate all travelers.
Getting a Visa
Non-Immigrant Visa (NIV) Services
The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum processes applications for all categories of non-immigrant visas, including visas for tourism, study, and business travel.
Please visit the Non-Immigrant Visas page for step-by-step instructions on how to apply for a NIV.
Online application form required
All applicants for non-immigrant visas are required to complete and submit a DS-160 online application form, through the consular electronic application center (CEAC). You must bring your printed confirmation sheet, with barcode, to your interview.
With the exception of government officials and diplomats traveling to the United States to conduct official business, all visa applicants must schedule an appointment for an interview at the U.S. Embassy. There is a fee
- Schedule an Online Appointment
Location of the U.S. Embassy Khartoum
The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum is located on U.S. Embassy Road, Kilo 10, Soba, off Wad Medani Highway. Consular visitors should use the separate entrance at the east end of the complex that is marked for consular services. Applicants must complete a CEAC application prior to scheduling an appointment.
Please click on the links on the left side of this page for further information about nonimmigrant visas and the application process. If you still have questions after reviewing this information, please contact us at the following e-mail address: KhartoumNIV@state.gov.
The entry registration period for the 2015 Diversity Visa program (DV-2015) is now open.
2014 Applicants may check their status using the following link: https://www.dvlottery.state.gov/ESC/
Important Notice to DV applicants.