National Interest Exception (NIE) – Travel Update, September 13, 2021

Updated 9/13/2021 NOTE: If you are a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident (“Green Card” holder), the NIE information below does NOT pertain to you.  If you are the legal spouse of a U.S. citizen or Green Card holder, scroll down to “Family-Based Exemptions.” Schengen Travel Restrictions Remain in Place Presidential Proclamation 10143, which suspended travel from the …

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Embassy Athens Resumes Limited Visa Services

July 17, 2020 Embassy Athens has resumed processing limited categories of non-immigrant visa and immigrant visa applications. At this time, we are prioritizing services for citizens and residents of Greece. If you are in an excepted category listed below, you may schedule an appointment at: National Interest Exceptions—Non-Immigrant Visas The following categories of travelers now …

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Temporary Suspension of Consular Operations

The Consular Section at U.S. Embassy Athens has suspended non-emergency visa operations in the interest of public health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.  American Citizen Services will remain available for U.S. citizen emergency appointments. All visa appointments have been suspended until further notice.  Immigrant visa appointments will be rescheduled at a later date.  In the meantime, …

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