Welcome to the Nonimmigrant Visa Unit
At this time Caracas does not have availability for first time B1/B2 visa appointments. New appointments will be released the first work day of each month.
In accordance with Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV) Convenio Cambiario Nº 35, all consular transactions carried out by Diplomatic Missions in Venezuela will be processed using the new DICOM exchange rate. This Venezuelan law was published in Gaceta Oficial Nº 40.865, following remarks made by the Minister of Industry and Commerce, Miguel Pérez Abad. All diplomatic missions in Caracas – including the US Embassy - are legally obligated to adjust consular fees in Bolivares based on this new official exchange rate. The US Embassy has not modified its prices; the dollar cost of our services remains the same in Venezuela as it does at our embassies and consulates all over the world.
Most applicants, including children, are required to pay a Machine Readable Visa (MRV) fee to initiate their U.S. visa application. This US Government-mandated fee is a visa processing fee that is payable whether or not a visa is issued. The MRV fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. The fee is valid for one year.
Once the initial interview is scheduled, applicants are limited to the number of times they can reschedule their appointment.
Welcome to the Nonimmigrant Visa Unit of the U.S. Embassy in Caracas, and thank you for your interest in visiting the United States.
Most temporary visitors to the United States must apply for and obtain a nonimmigrant visa before beginning their journey. We encourage applicants to learn as much as they can about the laws, regulations and policies involved in processing a nonimmigrant visa application.