Nonimmigrant Visas

Information for visa applicants regarding novel coronavirus: As of March 16, 2020, the United States Embassy in Nicosia is cancelling routine immigrant and nonimmigrant visa appointments.  From March 16, 2020, the U.S. Embassy is not accepting applications  by Interview Waiver, Renewal by Mail, Drop Box, or Mail-in.  We will resume routine visa services as soon as possible but are unable to provide a specific date at this time. The MRV fee is valid and may be used for a visa application 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 the Official U.S. Department of State Visa Appointment Service to request an urgent appointment.

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Cyprus is responsible for providing visa services to those seeking to enter the United States for a temporary period and for those wishing to take up indefinite or permanent residence in the United States.

Please visit our Global Support Services (GSS) website for complete information on applying for a nonimmigrant U.S. visa, including a directory of nonimmigrant visa categories.

Updated March 12, 2020: Entry of non-LPR foreign nationals who were present in the People’s Republic of China, not including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, the Islamic Republic of Iran, or the 26 countries that comprise the Schengen Zone within 14 days prior to their arrival at the port of entry in the United States is suspended, per Presidential Proclamation.  If you reside in, have traveled recently to, or intend to transit or travel to China, Iran, or the Schengen Zone (which includes Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland) prior to your planned trip to the United States, we recommend you postpone your visa interview appointment until 14 days subsequent to your departure from the subject country(ies).

The Consular Section is located at the Embassy of the United States of America at Metochiou & Ploutarchou Street, Engomi, 2407 Nicosia, Cyprus.

How To Contact Us

E-Mail: consularnicosia@state.gov

Mail: Consular Section, Embassy of the United States of America, P.O. Box 24536, Nicosia, Cyprus

Phone: 357 22 23 20 82

Please make sure to obtain an appointment before you come to the Consular Section. Those who do not have appointments will not be permitted into the Embassy. Appointments for nonimmigrant visa applications may be obtained online from www.usvisa-info.com or by contacting GSS through telephone by dialing (+357) 22-232-082.