Information For Visa Applicants Regarding Novel Coronavirus

In response to significant worldwide challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of State has temporarily suspended routine visa services at all U.S. Embassies and Consulates. Embassies and consulates have canceled all routine immigrant and nonimmigrant visa appointments as of March 20, 2020, but will continue to provide emergency and mission-critical visa services as …

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CBP Offers Flexibility to Departing Visa Waiver Program Travelers

Travelers Affected by Coronavirus May Apply for Extended Term of Admission News Release April 17, 2020 WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today that Visa Waiver Program travelers who have been granted satisfactory departure may apply for an additional 30-day extension of their admission period if they remain unable to depart the …

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A Message from U.S. Embassy Singapore for American Citizens

Hello. I’m Rafik Mansour, the Chief of Mission of the U.S. Embassy in Singapore. What a challenging first quarter of 2020 this has been! As the world fights COVID-19, you should know that the welfare of American citizens is our very top priority at the Embassy here. We all stand ready to assist you and your family during these difficult times. The U.S. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore March 20, 2020 Location: Singapore Event: On March 19, 2020 the Singapore Ministry of Health announced 221 active cases of COVID-19 in Singapore. The government of Singapore has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put …

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Reminder for individuals traveling to the United States using ESTA

If you are planning to travel to the United States using ESTA, please apply as soon as possible – at least 72 hours before your international flight is scheduled to depart. Don’t risk arriving at the airport without an approved ESTA. For more information, visit  https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/national-media-release/cbp-reminds-travelers-allow-72-hours-esta

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Restrictions on Bringing Electronic Devices to the Embassy

Applicants coming to the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy cannot bring large personal electronic devices to the Embassy. Those items include but are not limited to: laptops, iPads, and other tablet devices, or handheld gaming devices.  Effective immediately, the Embassy Local Guard Force cannot store laptops and large electronic devices for customers. Please make …

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