Diplomatic and Government Officials

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Overview

A-1, A-2, G-1 through G-4, and NATO visas may be issued to diplomats and other government officials for official travel to the United States. Generally, the type of visa required by a diplomat or other government official depends upon their purpose of travel to the United States. There are very specific requirements which must be met by applicants in order to qualify for A, G or NATO visas under U.S. immigration law.

Applications for A-1, A-2, G-1 through G-4 and NATO visas must be submitted to the U.S. Embassy Consular Section through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Slovak officials or the international organization for G-4 applicants. Third country national applications for A-1 and A-2 visas may be submitted by courier or in person to the U.S. Embassy Consular Section from accredited diplomatic missions in Slovakia.

Applications for A-1, A-2, G-1 through G-4 and NATO visas may be submitted directly to the U.S. Embassy or Consulate. All G-1 through G-4 visa applications must be accompanied by a diplomatic note or, for international organizations, an official letter requesting the issuance of a G visa, or a note or orders for a NATO visa. Do not pay an MRV visa application fee through this site, as it will not be refunded. Applicants must complete DS-160 application forms, and they should enter answers to all questions on the form.

More Information

For more information, please visit this web page or consult with your government or agency's administrative office responsible for visa issues.

You can visit the Department of State website for additional information about qualifying for Diplomatic and Official visas and for more specific information about A visas and G visas.