Starting September 15th, US Embassy in Nepal introduces a new visa applications for business, tourist and student travelers to the US. The Embassy will also use a new system to pay the visa fee, make an interview appointment.
According to US Embassy, there will be no change to the Embassy’s procedures for handling immigrant and diversity visas.Applicants, who already paid an application fee under the old system with Nabil Bank, and were provided an appointment by Nabil Bank, should keep that appointment.
According to Embassy, this new non-immigrant visa system, which is being implemented in phases at U.S. Embassies and Consulates worldwide, is designed to be more comprehensive and user-friendly.
Starting September 15, Nepal Investment Bank Limited will be the only bank at which you can pay the fee for a non-immigrant visa appointment.
In addition to the new online system, there will be a new call center with more hours for applicants to obtain information by phone, as well as by email. There is no charge for the call other than normal charges for a call within Nepal.