Information for Visa Applicants Regarding COVID-19

Information for visa applicants regarding novel coronavirus: 


The United States Embassy/Consulate in Santiago is cancelling nonimmigrant visa appointments scheduled for the period of March 16 to March 31, 2020. 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 to request an emergency appointment. Please note there are travel restrictions for certain countries. Please visit  and read the section “Presidential Proclamations Regarding Novel Coronavirus” for more information.