Embassy News

India e-Tourist Visa (eTV)
Effective February 26th, 2016, the India e-Tourist Visa will be available for an additional 37 citizenships. With this addition the number of countries participating in the eTV scheme will be 150.

Malawi Visa Changes
The Government of Malawi has made changes regarding entry.  A visa will now be required for citizens of many countries that previously did not need visa for entry; this includes citizens of the US, Canada and United Kingdom.  Always check visa and entry requirements prior to any trip.

Canada New Entry Requirement
The Government of Canada has introduced the Electronic Travel Authorization, (eTA), which is an entry requirement for visa-exempt foreign nationals traveling to Canada by air. (Requirements for entry by land and sea have not changed.) U.S. citizens and travelers with a valid Canadian visa are exempt; all other visitors including U.S. Permanent Residents (greencard holders) require an eTA to enter Canada by air.

Kazakhstan Visa Exemption Extended
Citizens of the following countries may enter Kazakhstan for a period of up to 15 calendar days without a visa, through December 31st, 2017.
This applies to citizens of: US, Australia, Hungary, Monaco, Belgium, UK, Spain, Norway, Singapore, Finland, Switzerland, Sweden, Germany, France, Italy, Malaysia, Netherlands, UAE, Japan.

Travisa App for iPhone and Android

Travisa offers a Visa App for iPhone and Android users. Learn about the new Travisa Visa App for iPhone and Travisa Visa App for Android (both apps are Free!) this is a great for frequent international travelers and travel managers who need to know country visa requirements fast, and don't want to wait for computer internet access.


Consular and Embassy Closings

Atlanta

  • India - Thursday January 26th, 2017

Chicago

  • China - Friday January 27th, 2017, Monday January 30th, 2017
  • India - Thursday January 26th, 2017
  • Serbia - Wednesday February 15th, 2017
  • Thailand - Monday February 13th, 2017

Houston

  • India - Thursday January 26th, 2017

New York

  • India - Thursday January 26th, 2017
  • Thailand - Monday February 13th, 2017

San Francisco

  • India - Monday January 23rd, 2017

Washington

  • Brazil - Friday January 20th, 2017
  • Cambodia - Friday January 20th, 2017
  • China - Friday January 27th, 2017, Monday January 30th, 2017
  • Cote d Ivoire - Friday January 20th, 2017
  • D.R. Congo - Friday January 20th, 2017
  • Guinea - Friday January 20th, 2017
  • India - Thursday January 26th, 2017
  • Japan - Friday January 20th, 2017
  • Madagascar - Friday January 20th, 2017
  • Malawi - Friday January 20th, 2017
  • New Zealand - Friday January 20th, 2017
  • Serbia - Wednesday February 15th, 2017
  • Singapore - Friday January 20th, 2017
  • Slovenia - Wednesday February 8th, 2017
  • Spain - Wednesday January 18th, 2017, Wednesday February 15th, 2017
  • Thailand - Monday February 13th, 2017
  • Turkey - Friday January 20th, 2017
  • United Arab Emirates (UAE) - Friday January 20th, 2017
  • Venezuela - Friday January 20th, 2017
  • Vietnam - Thursday January 26th, 2017, Friday January 27th, 2017, Monday January 30th, 2017
  • Zambia - Friday January 20th, 2017

Travisa Office Closing

US Offices

  • Monday May 29th, 2017
  • Tuesday July 4th, 2017
  • Monday September 4th, 2017
  • Thursday November 23rd, 2017
  • Friday November 24th, 2017
  • Monday December 25th, 2017