Notification Message for All Applicants:

INFORMATION FOR VISA APPLICANTS REGARDING NOVEL CORONAVIRUS:
As of March 16, 2020, the United States Embassy in Phnom Penh, Cambodia is cancelling routine immigrant and nonimmigrant visa appointments. We will resume routine visa services as soon as possible but are unable to provide a specific date at this time. The MRV fee is valid and may be used for a visa application in the country where it was purchased within one year of the date of payment. If you have an urgent matter and need to travel immediately, please follow the guidance provided at https://www.ustraveldocs.com/kh, or call (855) 23-962-530 (open from 08:00-20:00 hrs. local time), or (+1) 703-665-7346 (After hours, English only) to request an emergency appointment.


Entry of foreign nationals who were physically present within the following list of countries within 14 days preceding their entry or attempted entry into the United States is suspended, per Presidential Proclamations 9984, 9992, 9993, and the subsequent proclamation issued March 14, 2020:

-          The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, excluding overseas territories outside of Europe;
-          The Republic of Ireland;
-          The 26 countries that comprise the Schengen Area (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland)
-          The Islamic Republic of Iran;
-          The People’s Republic of China, not including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau

There are certain exceptions to the suspension of entry, including exceptions for U.S. lawful permanent residents and certain family members of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents, among other exceptions listed in the proclamations. If you reside in, have traveled recently to, or intend to transit or travel through any of the above listed countries prior to your planned trip to the United States, we recommend you postpone your visa interview appointment until 14 days subsequent to your departure from the subject country(ries). Additionally, if you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, or believe you may have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, you are strongly encouraged to postpone your appointment by at least 14 days. There is no fee to change an appointment and visa application fees are valid for one year in the country where the fee was paid. For questions about rescheduling a pending consular appointment, please contact us at https://www.ustraveldocs.com/kh/kh-main-contactus.asp  for specific guidance.


Presidential Proclamation:
On January 31, 2020, a new Presidential Proclamation (“Presidential Proclamation 9983”) was issued which added to the ongoing travel restrictions of P.P. 9645 by expanding them to the nationals of six additional countries. The restrictions only apply to immigrant visas and/or diversity visas, not nonimmigrant visas. More information is available at this link.

Starting on January 7, 2019, non-immigrant visa applicants will be sent away if they have not completed the following steps by the time of their visa interview:

  1. Upload a proper photo to the electronic DS-160 application form (new photo taken less than 6 months, size 5x5cm, no glasses, white background, frontal, showing ears).
  2. Complete and submit your visa application DS-160 on https://ceac.state.gov/genniv/ before you schedule an appointment for the visa interview.
  3. Print your DS-160 confirmation page, making sure that the printed confirmation page displays the barcode.
  4. Bring the DS-160 confirmation page to the visa interview.

Interview Waiver/Drop-Off services:
Starting June 25, the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy will be accepting visa applications for Interview Waiver/Drop-Off services on Wednesdays, between 13:00-15:00 hrs. Applicants who would like to renew their visa (B1/B2, F, M, or J visa) via the service should submit their applications to the Consular Section on any Wednesday, from 13:00-15:00 hrs.
Renewal Drop-Off Service: Applicants are required to print out and complete the checklist on the Interview Waiver Confirmation page, which must be submitted when applying for a visa via Drop-Off. A failure to provide the Interview Waiver Confirmation page may cause delays to the administration of your application.


IMPORTANT NOTICE:
As of September 13, the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh, Cambodia has discontinued issuing B1, B2, and B1/B2 visas for Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs employees, with the rank of Director General and above, and their families, with limited exceptions.
Under Section 243(d) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, when so requested by the Secretary of Homeland Security due to a particular country’s refusal to accept or unreasonably delay the return of its nationals, the Secretary of State must order consular officers to suspend issuing visas until informed by the Secretary of Homeland Security that the country in question has accepted the individuals.
If you are subject to this visa suspension and you choose to apply, we will interview you but will not be able to issue a visa until the suspension is lifted. Please consider this carefully before you apply.Application fees will not be refunded.

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Welcome to the U.S. Visa Information Service for Cambodia. On this website you can find information about U.S. immigrant and nonimmigrant visas and the requirements to apply for each. You can also learn how to pay the required visa application fee, and book an interview appointment at the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh.

This is the official visa information website of the U.S. Mission in Cambodia.