Effective January 5, 2023 at 12:01 a.m. EDT, the CDC requires a negative COVID-19 test result taken within two days before the departure or proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days for all travelers, age two years and older, to the United States on flights originating from the People’s Republic of China (PRC), including the Special Administrative Regions (SAR) of Hong Kong and Macau. This requirement also applies to passengers who have been in China, Hong Kong, or Macau in the past 10 days and are traveling to the United States from one of the following airports: Incheon International Airport (ICN) in Seoul, South Korea; Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) in Canada; and Vancouver International Airport (YVR) in Canada. CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect. Visit the CDC website for additional information.


IMPORTANT NOTE: Applicants appearing at the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia for an interview or other consular service must not be COVID positive or have other illness symptoms.

While the Embassy tries to process cases as soon as practicable, wait times have increased for open appointments and completing services due to substantial backlogs created by the global pandemic. We thank you for your understanding.

Immigrant Visa Services: U.S. Embassy Tbilisi’s immigrant visa unit is now conducting a limited number of immediate relative spouse and child immigrant visa, K visa, family preference immigrant visa, employment-based immigrant visa, returning resident SB-1, and diversity visa interviews. Applicants will receive instructions regarding the scheduling of appointments when their cases are ready for interview. If you have an urgent immigrant visa matter, please contact us to request an emergency appointment, providing your full name and date of birth, case number if known, and justification for an emergency appointment.

Nonimmigrant Visa Services: Embassy Tbilisi’s nonimmigrant visa unit is currently providing emergency appointments for limited circumstances, limited routine appointments for C1/D visas, and a limited number of routine appointments in the following nonimmigrant visa categories: E, F, H, J, L, M, O, P, Q, I and R. As of August 1, 2022, a very limited number of routine B1, B2, and B1/B2 appointments have resumed. B visa applicants whose appointments were cancelled prior to August 1 may re-schedule their interviews for any available date up to 10 times in this system. If you have an urgent nonimmigrant visa matter and need to travel immediately, please follow the guidance provided here to request an emergency appointment. The MRV fee is valid and may be used to schedule a nonimmigrant visa interview appointment in the country where it was purchased until September 30, 2023.


All nonimmigrant visa application fee (also known as the MRV fee) payments made on or after October 1, 2022, are valid for 365 days from the date a receipt is issued for payment of the MRV fee. Applicants must schedule an interview appointment or submit an interview waiver application during this 365-day period. Please note applicants must only schedule their interview or submit their waiver application within the 365-day period. There is no requirement the interview must occur during the 365-day period. All receipts for payment of MRV fees issued before October 1, 2022, were extended until September 30, 2023, and remain valid until this date.


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Welcome to the U.S. Visa Information Service for Georgia. 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 Tbilisi.

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