Important Notice for Student Visa Applicants (Categories F, M and J)

Are you a returning student and need to renew your student visa?

– You may qualify for an interview waived renewal. For more information, visit:

Are you a new student and already have an approved I-20 or DS-2019 form?

– New students can submit their application in person at the Embassy and other US Consulates in Mexico. For more information, visit:

– The U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juárez will have a limited number of appointments available. For more information, visit:

Please note that due to limited capacity and actions taken in relation to COVID-19, there is likely to be some delay in the availability of appointments.

Interviews for all other visa categories, including B1 / B2 (tourist / business), remain suspended. Applicants with a travel urgency can request an emergency appointment.

In order to protect the health and safety of our staff and the public, we have established strict social distancing practices at our facilities. All applicants must wear mouth covers. Any applicant with symptoms such as a cough, sore throat, or fever, will not be allowed in. In these cases, we will be happy to reschedule your appointment.

For more information, please visit our website