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We have made significant progress and issued most of the delayed visas worldwide.  We are working to bring our systems back to full operational capacity.
We continue to prioritize immigrant visas, adoption cases, and emergency nonimmigrant visa cases.  We are printing visas for these cases with very few delays. 
We are aware of a small number of visa cases still in process because of system performance issues.  We are working diligently to clear those cases.  Visa applicants are advised to expect delays of up to one week in addition to normal processing times.  Please take this into consideration when making travel plans.  Please check with the embassy or consulate where you will apply for additional information.   
Please see our FAQ for further information. 


We apologize for the inconvenience, but until further notice the U.S. Consulate General cannot accept credit card payments. Payment must be made in U.S. Dollars or in Polish zloty.

How To Apply For A Visa

For information on how to apply for a nonimmigrant visa and for scheduling your visa appointment please:

or call:

  • Callers in Poland - +48 22 3071361
  • Callers in Belarus - 8 820 0011 0261 from a landline; 703 988 7108
  • Callers in the United States - 703-988-7101

English- and Polish-speaking customer service agents are ready to assist you 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. The call center is closed Saturdays, Sundays, December 25, and January 1.

We cannot guarantee that you will be issued a visa. Do not make final travel plans or buy tickets until you have a visa.

Additional information about applying for a visa can be found at:

and on the webpage of the US Embassy in Warsaw:


  • You may qualify for a visa without interview. For information click here


  • For additional information from the Embassy regarding immigrant visas, diversity lottery visas and other consular services please click here.