Submitting 221(g) Documents

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The U.S. Embassy may give you a 221(g) letter directing you to submit additional documents or information related to your visa application. Your application will be kept on hold at the U.S. Embassy until you submit those documents.

All documents and information requested in a 221(g) letter should be submitted  within one year from the date you received the 221(g) letter. Failure to submit the required information within one year will result in the suspension of your visa application. You will be required to submit a new visa application and pay all associated fees in order to continue with your visa application process.

How to Submit 221(g) Documents

Electronic Copies via Email

If you received instructions to send via email an electronic copy of a document, send it in PDF to the U.S. Embassy which issued your 221(g) letter. Attachments must not exceed 3MB.

Original Documents via Mail

If you received instructions to send by mail original documents, then the following delivery options are available:

Drop your documents at VFS GLOBAL office in Magnus Ladulåsgatan 29, 118 65, Stockholm  - opening times Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm. This option is free of charge.

The second option is to mail your documents to the US Embassy/Consulate using the PostNord service. This option requires the payment of a delivery fee which can be done by accessing this link. Once the payment completed, the shipping label will be generated automatically and displayed on your screen. Print the shipping label and apply it to the package containing your application documents.