THIS NOVEMBER, THE CONSULAR SECTION
IS CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS:
- Thursday, November 6, 2014 for That Luang Festival Holiday
- Tuesday, November 11, 2014 for Veterans Day Holiday
- Thursday, November 13, 2014 for Moving
- Friday, November 14, 2014 for Moving
- Monday, November 17, 2014 for Moving
- Thursday, November 27, 2014 for Thanksgiving Holiday
- Friday, November 28, 2014 for Administrative Purposes
If you have been refused under Section 221(g), and need to submit additional documents, you may return to the Embassy at 8:00am on these dates (you do not need an appointment):
- Fri, Oct 31
- Mon, Nov 3
- Wed, Nov 5
- Fri, Nov 7
- Mon, Nov 10
Thadeua Road, Km 9
Ban Somvang Thai, Hatsayphong District
- Wed, Nov 19
- Fri, Nov 21
- Mon, Nov 24
- Wed, Nov 26
U.S. Embassy Vientiane Introduces New Non-Immigrant Visa Appointment Services
The United States Embassy in Vientiane is transitioning to a new Non-Immigrant Visa appointment service. This system is being implemented at U.S. Embassies worldwide. As of March 7, 2014, information and Non- Immigrant visa appointment services will be provided at no additional cost to the applicant. The services are available online and by telephone in English, Lao, and Hmong. The Non-Immigrant Visa Application fee of USD $160 will be the same and will now be payable at any branch of ACLEDA Bank in Laos.
Starting March 7, 2014, all non-immigrant visa applicants should visit our new website at http://www.ustraveldocs.com/la to obtain information and start their application for a U.S. Non-Immigrant visa. Applicants may also schedule an appointment through the 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.
Call Center representatives will be available: Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (excluding holidays)
Local telephone: 8188.8.131.520; from the U.S. +1 703 665 7347
The New Nonimmigrant Visa Application Procedure
Email Inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lao Mailing Address
P.O.Box 114, Vientiane, Lao PDR
U.S. Mailing Address
United States Embassy
APO, AP 96546
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 or her interview
Immigrant Visas: Visas to go live in the United States for the immediate relatives (spouses, children, and parents) and family members of American citizens, minor children and spouses of legal permanent residents, as well as other special categories of immigrant visas including former U.S. residents, religious workers, and skilled professionals sponsored for employment in the United States.
Fiancé/Finacee Visas: Visas to get married and live in the United States with a U.S. citizen fiancé(e). The parties to the marriage must have met each other in person within the previous two years.
Non-Immigrant Visas: Visas for Lao and other foreign nationals who are going temporarily to the U.S. for pleasure, business, study, or temporary work (if properly sponsored by an employer in the United States).
Hours of Operation
The Consular Section is closed on American and Lao holidays.
Interviews -- Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings by appointment only.
Immigrant Visa Inquiries - Thursday afternoons from 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Interviews -- Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings by appointment only.
Fiancé(e) Visa Inquiries - Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Non-Immigrant Visas: Tourist, Business, Student, Exchange Visitors, Religious or Employment based Visas
Interviews -- Tuesday and Thursday mornings by appointment only.
Non-Immigrant Visa Inquiries – Tuesday afternoons from 1:00-3:00 p.m.