Local News: US Embassy is now offering appointments for certain student visa categories. Students who have been accepted into a university should visit https://ustraveldocs.com/lk for more information, the US embassy here announced here on Monday.
As of August 21, the United States Embassy in Sri Lanka has resumed certain nonimmigrant services, including: F, M, certain J categories (alien physician, government visitor, international visitor professor, research scholar, short-term research scholar, specialist, secondary school student and college/university student), C1/D, and certain immigrant visas including IR1, IR2, IR5, CR1, and CR2. The MRV fee is valid and may be used to schedule an interview appointment in the country where it was purchased within one year of the date of payment. If you have an urgent matter and need to travel immediately, please follow the guidance provided at https://www.ustraveldocs.com/lk/lk-niv-expeditedappointment.asp to request an emergency appointment.
Applicants for H1B, H2B, L1, and certain J categories and their dependents covered by Presidential Proclamation 10052 should request an appointment only if you have reason to believe you may qualify for one of the exceptions listed in the Proclamation here.
Applicants should NOT arrive for their interview early. Applicants will NOT be admitted before their scheduled time.
Please note, you must wear a face mask when visiting the Embassy. If you are feeling ill or have reason to believe you have been exposed to COVID-19, please do not enter the Embassy and reschedule your appointment.
Courtesy to:Colombo Times