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Non-Immigrant Visas

To apply for a non-immigrant visa, applicants should visit our website,, to obtain information and start their application process. Applicants may also schedule an appointment through our Call Center. The website and Call Center are the only official sources of general visa information from the U.S. Embassy and are the only authorized methods to schedule a personal visa interview. The services are available online and by telephone in English, Lao, and Hmong.

Call Center representatives will be available: Monday -  Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00p.m. (excluding holidays)

Local telephone: 856 21 255 500; from the U.S. +1 703 665 7347


General Information

Email Inquiries:

Fax: 856 21 480 670

Lao Mailing Address

Consular Section  

U.S. Embassy

P.O. BOX 114

Vientiane, Lao PDR  

 Please note that the Consular Section will not accept supporting documentation for visa applicants received through the mail or via e-mail. Please send any supporting documentation directly to the visa applicant, who can then submit the information at the time of his ir her interview