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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

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

Visa Services

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.

Visa interviews

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

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.

Further information

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:

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    2014 Applicants may check their status using the following link:

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