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A citizen of a foreign country who seeks to enter the United States generally must first obtain a U.S. visa, which is placed in the traveler’s passport.
Certain international travelers may be eligible to travel to the United States without a visa under the Visa Waiver Program, which is administered by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
The Visa section of this website is about U.S. visas for foreign citizens and nationals to travel to the United States. Visit Travel.State.gov for additional information.
Note: U.S. citizens do not need a U.S. visa for travel to the United States. When planning travel abroad a U.S. citizen may need a visa issued by the embassy or consulate of the country they wish to visit.
For short-term visits to the United States (for tourism, business, education, and more), you can go directly to the online application (form DS-160). For immigrant visas, which are issued to foreign nationals who intend to live and work permanently in the United States, you can visit the U.S. citizenship and Immigration Services site for the relevant forms. If you are unsure what type of visa you need, please use the Visa Wizard below.
This pamphlet informs you of your legal rights in the United States as a nonimmigrant visa holder in certain employment- and education-based categories.
This pamphlet informs applicants applying for K-1 visas, K-3, IR-1/CR-1 immigrant visas, and F2A immigrant visas of their legal rights in the United States relating to domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse.
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The FSM borders have been closed to unrestricted travel since March 2019. The emergency decree has been extended to January 31, 2022. Yap, Pohnpei, Chuuk, and Kosrae have successfully completed repatriations and are allowing more citizens to enter each month. Entry is controlled by the FSM consulate in Guam in coordination with United Airlines and subject to proof of vaccination with a WHO-approved vaccine, one-week pre-flight quarantine in Guam, and one-week or two-week post-flight quarantine in FSM (https://www.fsmgov.org/index.html), depending on state. For updated information regarding FSM repatriation procedure and flight schedule please refer to FSM PIO website.
Kolonia Post is open for Non-immigrant visa and American Citizen Services every Thursday at 2:00pm. Applicants are required to schedule appointments online or over the phone if unable to schedule the appointment online. For emergency purposes please contact our duty officer’s phone at 691-920-2369 or call the U.S. Embassy at 691-320-2187 and ask to speak with the consular section.
American Citizens have two options: U.S. citizens overseas whose passports have expired on or after January 1, 2020, may directly return to the United States until March 31, 2022, if all of the following are true:
- You are a U.S. citizen.
- You are currently abroad seeking direct return to the United States.
- You are flying directly to the United States, a United States territory, or have only short-term transit (“connecting flights”) through a foreign country on your direct return to the United States or to a United States Territory.
- Your expired passport was originally valid for 10 years. Or, if you were 15 years of age or younger when the passport was issued, your expired passport was valid for five years.
- Your expired passport is undamaged. Your expired passport is unaltered. Your expired passport is in your possession.
You do not qualify to travel on your expired passport if:
-You wish to depart from the United States to an international destination.
- You are currently abroad seeking to travel to a foreign country for any length of stay longer than an airport connection en route to the United States or to a United States territory.
- Your expired passport was limited in validity.
- Your expired passport is a special issuance passport (such as a diplomatic, official, service, or no-fee regular passport).
- Your expired passport is damaged.
- Your expired passport is altered.
- Your expired passp
Please refer to our U.S. Citizens Services page: https://fm.usembassy.gov/services/
Yes, an interview can be waived if you are renewing the same visa type and as long as the visa is still valid or has expired within the last 48 months.
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