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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:


For more information about how to access the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Managua, click here.


Important Notice!

Online “news” reports that Nicaraguans no longer need visas to enter the United States are false. Changes to visa requirements will always be posted on, and directly on relevant U.S. embassy and consulate websites. Potential visa applicants are advised to disregard information from unverified or “spoof” news sites.

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

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Welcome to the U.S. Visa Information Service for Nicaragua. 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 Managua.

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