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September 28, 2022

The U.S Embassy has resumed all routine Visa services.

If you have an emergency that requires immediate travel, please follow the guidance provided at https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-bo/niv   or send an e-mail to ConsularLaPazNIV@state.gov to request an emergency appointment. If you have questions regarding your appointment for an Immigrant Visa please email ConsularLaPazIV@state.gov.


Visa Fee Validity

All nonimmigrant visa application fee (also known as the MRV fee) payments made on or after October 1, 2022, are valid for 365 days from the date a receipt is issued for payment of the MRV fee. Applicants must schedule an interview appointment or submit an interview waiver application during this 365-day period. Please note applicants must only schedule their interview or submit their waiver application within the 365-day period. There is no requirement the interview must occur during the 365-day period. All receipts for payment of MRV fees issued before October 1, 2022, were extended until September 30, 2023, and remain valid until this date.