We strongly recommend that all visitors arrive 15 minutes before their scheduled appointment. Due to workload volumes and the need to promptly serve others, some office locations may not be able to accommodate visitors who arrive more than 15 minutes after their scheduled appointment time.
All Consular section visitors and their personal belongings (at all of the the Embassy, Consulates, and Consular Agencies) must pass through security screening before entering into the building. For reasons of safety and security, visitors may not bring these prohibited items into our office facilities (these lists are not all inclusive and security officials reserve the right to deny entry of items determined to be unsafe or a threat to security):
The following items are permitted: