Apply for a U.S. Visa
On this page:
- Hours of Operation
- Check the Status of Your Visa
- Check the Status of Your Passport
- Contact Information
- Reporting Fraud
Hours of Operation
English-speaking customer service agents are ready to assist you Monday - Friday from 9am to 7pm Nigerian time and 3am to 1pm EST. The call center is closed for Nigerian and U.S. holidays.
Check Your Visa Application Status
If you are a nonimmigrant applicant, you may check your DS-160 and visa application status online here by entering your interview location and your DS-160 barcode number. If you are an immigrant visa applicant you will enter your case number.
Check the Status of Your Passport
Instant: Enter your passport number below to check on the status. If your passport is ready for pick-up, please bring supporting documents and collect it in a timely manner. If your passport is not collected in a timely manner it will be sent back to the Embassy or Consulate.
Email: Send an email to email@example.com and in the subject and/or body enter a valid passport number exactly as it was entered at the time the appointment was scheduled, and you will receive an automatic response with the status.
If you need help with your visa application or want to learn more about obtaining a visa to travel to the U.S., please contact us via any of the means shown below. Visa application services call center agents are able to assist you via telephone, chat or email.
Telephone: To speak with a call center representative, please contact the call center using any of these numbers:
Callers in Nigeria: +23414406218
Callers in the US: +17035202575
Email: To reach a customer service representative via email, please write to us at:
Skype: To use Skype to speak to a customer service representative during regular hours of operation, add a new contact to your Skype account with the Skype name ustraveldocs-nigeria.
Chat: To chat with a customer service representative, please click the image below.
Please contact us if you are aware of suspicious activities, paid unnecessary fees, or believe you have experienced fraud at any point in your visa application process. This can include but is not limited to: paying your MRV fee, scheduling your visa interview or receiving your passport. If any of these apply please contact us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org.