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Visa Renewal
April 7, 2015

Visa Renewal by Mail Program Expanded!

Have a current U.S. visa or one that expired in the last 48 months?  Want to save time and money and avoid coming to the Embassy or Consulate for an interview?  You may be able to take advantage of our expanded visa renewal program.

Applicants may now qualify to renew their visas by mail if their prior visa expired no more than 48 months ago, and the applicants meet all the other requirements for renewal without an interview.  For more information and step-by-step instructions, please visit:

Please note that to renew an E, H, L, P, or R visa, the prior visa must still be valid or must have expired no more than 12 months ago.

For Frequently Asked Questions about Renewals, please visit our FAQ.