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A U.S. Presidential Proclamation issued on September 24, 2017 affects visa applicants who are nationals of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela, Yemen and Somalia. More information is available at this link.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Before arriving at a U.S. consulate or embassy, please review the security regulations posted on this site. In particular, please be aware that you will not be allowed to enter the consulate or embassy with battery-operated or electronic devices. Persons arriving with these devices will be refused entry and risk having their appointments cancelled. Please be aware that neither the consulates nor embassy can store electronic devices. Please make arrangements to leave electronic devices at home or store them off-site before arriving for your appointment.
ELECTRONIC VISA UPDATE SYSTEM - IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION: 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 www.EVUS.gov. 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 www.cbp.gov/EVUS. 自2016年11月29日起，所有持中华人民共和国护照和10年期B1、B2或B1/B2签证的中国公民赴美前，必须通过签证更新电子系统（EVUS）更新与签证申请有关的个人信息和其它信息。此更新须每两年进行一次，或者在获得新护照或新的B1、B2或B1/B2签证时进行更新，以先到期者为准。EVUS登记网站为www.EVUS.gov。目前EVUS登记不收费。在实施收费规定之前，旅客可免费进行登记。美国国土安全部海关和边境保护局（CBP）将通过网站www.cbp.gov/EVUS向签证持有人公布最新信息。
PHOTO REQUIREMENT - IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Starting November 1, 2016, eye glasses will no longer be allowed in visa photos. For further details on photo requirements please visit: https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/general/photos.html
CHANGES TO THE VISA WAIVER PROGRAM: 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 ceac.state.gov/genniv/, and schedule a visa appointment. If your travel is imminent, you may also 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 https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/visit/visa-waiver-program.html.
Welcome to the U.S. Visa Information Service for Australia. 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. Consulates General in Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.
Nonimmigrant Visa Information
- Visa Types
- Visa Fees
- Other Fees
- Payment Options
- DS-160 Information
- Appointment Wait Times
- Photos and Fingerprints
- Visa Waiver Program
- Security Regulations
Nonimmigrant Visa Application
- Apply for a Visa
- Pay My Visa Fee
- Complete My DS-160
- Schedule My Appointment
- Change Document Delivery Address
- Retrieve My Passport/Visa
- Apply for an Expedited Appointment
- Apply By Mail
- Application Pending Further Action
Immigrant Visa Information
Local Visa Programs
- Travel Coordinator
- Group Appointments
- Diplomatic and Government Officials
- Visas for Children and the Elderly