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U.S. visa operations suspended in Russia

Published: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017
Author: Elizabeth Matthews
Department: Office for International Students and Scholars

The U.S. diplomatic mission to Russia announced on August 21, 2017 that "Due to the Russian government-imposed cap on U.S. diplomatic personnel in Russia, all nonimmigrant visa operations across Russia will be suspended on August 23. Operations will resume in Moscow on September 1; visa operations at the U.S. consulates will remain suspended indefinitely. Currently scheduled appointments will be cancelled and applicants will be provided instructions on how to reschedule." 

Read the annoucment from the U.S. Mission to Russia

Read the fact sheet from the U.S. Embassies and Consulates in Russia

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