Getting an Appointment

If this criteria fits in your case, download the Form DS-117 required for such applications. Once you have all of your forms and supporting documents are ready, you may request an appointment through our contractor’s web site.

You must create an account at the following web address Once you have created an account, please follow these steps:

  1. Click on “Schedule an Appointment/Pay Visa Fee”;
    (Note: you only need to schedule the appointment.  Please do not pay any visa fee.  The fee is paid at the time of your appointment inside the consular section.)
  2. Click on “Immigrant Visas”;
  3. Choose “Returning Resident” and hit the “Submit” button;
  4. At this point follow the instructions to schedule an appointment.