Nonimmigrant Visas

Consular Sections of the U.S. Embassy and U.S. Consulates General are responsible for providing visa services to those seeking to enter the United States for a temporary period and for those wishing to take up indefinite or permanent residence in the United States.

Please visit our Global Support Services (GSS) website for complete information on applying for a nonimmigrant U.S. visa, including a directory of nonimmigrant visa categories.

If you need help with your visa application or want to learn more about obtaining a visa to travel to the United States, please contact us via any of the means shown below. Visa application services call center agents are available from 8:00AM to 8:00PM from Monday through Friday, able to assist you via telephone or chat.

Telephone: Please contact a customer service representative using one of these telephone numbers:

· Callers in Russia – Please call change+7 (495) 668 1087 for 7 (495) 745 3388 (local) or 8 (800) 100 2554 (ITFN).

· · Callers in the United States – Please call change(718) 425 8337 for 1-703 745 5474.

Consular Section, U.S. Embassy Moscow,

Address: Consular Section, Bolshoy Deviatinsky Pereulok No. 8, 121099 Moscow, Russia

Learn more about U.S. Embassy in Moscow (U.S. Embassy Moscow)

Applicants are not permitted to enter the U.S. Embassy while carrying any of the following items:

* Electronic devices:

** Cellular phones, photo cameras, video cameras, laptop computers, tablets (such as iPads), e-readers, smaller electronic devices such as smartwatches and electronic fitness devices, chargers, wires, USB flash drives, voice recorders, hair dryers, batteries, personal stereos, calculators, headphones, electric razors, electronic cigarettes, etc..

* Large bags and luggage. (Small personal bags such as purses and briefcases are permitted.)

* Sharp items:

** Knives, forks, scissors, nail clippers/files, razors, pins, needles, knitting needles, glass bottles, syringes, etc.

* Flammable items:

** Matches, lighters, flammable liquids, perfume, sprays, lacquers, deodorants, alcohol

* Any weapons or ammunition or explosives of any kind.

* Food items, other than baby food/formula in non-glass containers. Refreshments are available for purchase in the waiting area.

* Liquids that are not thoroughly sealed.

This list is not exhaustive. Other items may be prohibited at the discretion of security staff, and all items brought onto the premises are subject to inspection or search by U.S. Embassy personnel.

Due to security considerations, there is no information window for walk-in visitors at the U.S. Embassy. Only visa applicants with scheduled interviews will be admitted.

Operations at the Consulate are suspended.

Operations at the Consulate are suspended.