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US embassies worldwide

What is a US embassy?

The U.S. Embassy is the diplomatic representative of the United States in every country in the world. The purpose of the U.S. Embassy is to protect U.S. citizens outside the U.S. territory. The Embassy helps develop U.S. interests and provides services to American citizens around the world.

American embassies are involved in the visa application process for foreign travelers to the USA.

For stays of less than 90 days in the U.S.: A citizen of a VWP member country does not need to obtain a visa and an appointment at the U.S. embassy. You can obtain a travel certificate online by clicking on ESTA online form.

Where can I find a US embassy?

To find the American embassy or consulate closest to you, simply consult this page, which presents a summary of American administrative representations around the world.

How do I make an appointment at the US embassy?

When applying for a U.S. visa, applicants must attend an interview to finalize their application. To schedule an interview with a U.S. consular officer, applicants must log on to the official website and make an appointment with the U.S. embassy.

Once the interview date has been confirmed, candidates can download their interview invitation. The invitation must be enclosed with the supporting documents for the visa application.