Important Notices!

 On March 21, 2020, the President of El Salvador decree a 30-day quarantine in which no citizens can leave their homes unless it is to buy food or medicine and some job exceptions. Due to this decree, we would like to informed all those applicants for Immigrant and Non-Immigrant Visas that the following cargo expreso branches will be temporarily closed to the public:

- Agencia Cargo Expreso/CAEX Logistics Santa Tecla, La Libertad.

- Agencia Cargo Expreso/CAEX Logistics Santa Rosa de Lima, La Unión.

- Agencia autorizada OLIVARES Y ASOCIADOS en Sonsonate.

- Agencia autorizada Alejandras Travel en  Ahuachapán.

- Agencia autorizada Viajes Portik en La Unión.

- Agencia autorizada Viajes Portik en Usuluán.

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On January 31, 2020, a new Presidential Proclamation (“Presidential Proclamation 9983”) was issued which added to the ongoing travel restrictions of P.P. 9645 by expanding them to the nationals of six additional countries.  The restrictions only apply to immigrant visas and/or diversity visas, not nonimmigrant visas.  More information is available at this link

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Urgent information for visa applicants regarding novel coronavirus:

Entry of foreign nationals who were physically present within the following list of countries within 14 days preceding their entry or attempted entry into the United States is suspended, per Presidential Proclamations 9984, 9992, 9993, and the subsequent proclamation issued March 14, 2020:

  • The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, excluding overseas territories outside of Europe;
  • The Republic of Ireland;
  • The 26 countries that comprise the Schengen Area (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland)
  • The Islamic Republic of Iran;
  • The People’s Republic of China, not including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau

There are certain exceptions to the suspension of entry, including exceptions for U.S. lawful permanent residents and certain family members of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents, among other exceptions listed in the proclamations. If you reside in, have traveled recently to, or intend to transit or travel through any of the above listed countries prior to your planned trip to the United States, we recommend you postpone your visa interview appointment until 14 days subsequent to your departure from the subject country(ries). Additionally, if you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, or believe you may have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, you are strongly encouraged to postpone your appointment by at least 14 days. There is no fee to change an appointment and visa application fees are valid for one year in the country where the fee was paid. For questions about rescheduling a pending consular appointment, please contact us for specific guidance. Information concerning rescheduling a pending consular appointment is also available at http://cdn.ustraveldocs.com/sv/sv-niv-appointmentschedule.asp

 

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Welcome to the U.S. Visa Information Service for El Salvador. 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 San Salvador.

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