Starting November 1, 2016, eye glasses will no longer be allowed in visa photos. For further details on photo requirements please visit:

Starting from October 1, 2016, the submission of visa renewal applications via the Interview Waive Program (IWP) will be on Wednesday and Thursday, between 13:00-15:00 hrs.
Applicants who have been a issued visa and the visa has expired within the last 12 months (1 year), may apply to renew the visa, without an interview, at the Consular Section of U.S. Embassy. Please visit this webpage for more information.

Effective immediately, the Embassy will not interview applicants who used an invalid barcode to book a non-immigrant visa interview appointment.  Applicants are required to use a proper and valid barcode to schedule  their interview appointment. If an applicant fails to use their valid barcode when booking their interview appointment, the applicant will be asked to book a new appointment with a valid barcode and their visa application will not be processed on the original interview day.

In effort to provide the highest level of customer service, the Non-Immigrant Visa unit will implement an appointment system designed to minimize applicant wait time.
Effective from July 18, 2016, the non-immigrant visa interviews will be scheduled at 8:00 am, 8:20 am, 8:40 am, and 9:00 am. Embassy personnel will facilitate entry of the visa applicants 15 minutes prior to their respective interview time slot.
All applicants who arrive earlier than 15 minutes before their interview time will be asked to wait outside the Embassy premises.

Starting April 1, applicants are required to upload a digital photo when filling out the visa application form DS-160. They are also required to bring one photo to the Embassy on the day of their scheduled appointment.

As of November 29, 2016, Chinese citizens with 10-year B1, B2 or B1/B2 visas in Peoples’ Republic of China passports are required to update their biographical and other information from their visa application through the Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS) before travelling to the United States. This update must be done every two years, or upon getting a new passport or B1, B2, or B1/B2 visa, whichever occurs first.
EVUS enrollment is available at There is currently no fee for EVUS enrollment. Until a fee is implemented, travelers can enroll in EVUS without charge. The Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will keep visa holders informed of new information at

If you are a citizen of a Visa Waiver Program partner but unable to travel to the United States under that program, you should apply for a nonimmigrant visa at least three months in advance of your desired travel. If you do not have imminent travel plans, you should pay the nonimmigrant visa application fee, fill out the DS-160 nonimmigrant visa application form at, and schedule a visa appointment. If your travel is imminent, you may request an expedited visa appointment. Please include in your request the date and purpose of your travel, as well as a copy of any U.S. Customs and Border Protection message you may have received regarding your ESTA status.
More information about restrictions to travel under the Visa Waiver Program, including the requirement for an electronic passport, is available at

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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.