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Immigrant Visas

Welcome to the Immigrant Visa Unit of the U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo. Our operation, one of the largest in the world, adjudicates all categories of immigrant visas. The information in this web page is designed to help prospective immigrants understand the process and come to the visa interview prepared.

We encourage applicants to learn as much as they can about the laws, regulations and policies involved in processing an immigrant visa application. If you are looking for information on how to begin the process of immigration to the United States, please visit

The Embassy of the United States of America in Santo Domingo is pleased to announce that our new online appointment system, is now accepting immigrant visa applications.  All immigrant visa applicants need to create a profile and schedule appointments through before arriving at the U.S. Embassy. 

Immigrant Visa Applicants who have been notified by the National Visa Center (NVC) or the Consular Section and K visa (fiancé/fiancée) applicants who have been notified that their case is ready for interview should immediately visit where you will create a profile and schedule an appointment to visit the Visa Application  Center (VAC) in the 10-day period prior to your interview at the U.S. Embassy.

Immigrant Visa applicants should follow these steps to schedule appointments at the Visa Application Center and the U.S. Embassy.

K “Fiancée” Visa applicants should follow these steps to schedule appointments at the Visa Application Center and the U.S. Embassy.

If you have questions about the visa process or about a pending application, please write to You may also call (829) 956-5144 from the Dominican Republic or (703) 988-3410 from the United States.

Applicants who are “follow-to-join” applicants may contact to to learn how to schedule an appointment for interview.


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