(Updated: October 11, 2023)

All receipts for payment of Machine-Readable Visa (MRV) fees issued before October 1, 2022, expired September 30, 2023. There will be no extensions of fee validity. Applicants must have scheduled an appointment or submitted an interview waiver application before September 30, 2023 to avoid paying a new fee. If you paid the MRV fee on or after October 1, 2022, you must have scheduled the appointment within one year of your MRV payment date. Please note that the interview itself does not need to take place within one year, but an interview appointment needs to be made in the system, even if it is scheduled months into the future. Furthermore, applicants using MRV fees paid before October 1, 2022 to book an appointment are cautioned not to attempt to change their appointment dates on or after October 1, 2023. Doing so will result in forfeiture of both the original appointment slot and the MRV fee receipt. The applicant will be required to pay a new fee and submit a new application package.

DO NOT bring children 13 years of age or below to the embassy for a visa interviews. Children should also not accompanying their parents for the parents’ visa interview. Parents must bring their children’s visa application documents to the embassy during the parent’s interview. Please note that if parents bring their children to the embassy, the children will not be admitted to the interview room. They will wait in the outdoor waiting area with one of the parents while the other does his/her interview. Once again DO NOT bring children 13 years and under to the embassy for a visa interview.

Dear Applicant, please note that your failure to provide accurate contact information (phone numbers and email) will result in the delay or even inability to delivery your passport to the pickup location. It is essential that you provide your correct contact information.

All children under 18 years old who have scheduled an appointment for their visas MUST be accompanied by one of their parents to be allowed to attend their interviews.

Please note that failure to send the interview waiver confirmation letter with your passport for visa renewal will result in the delay of your application. Without a copy of the letter, your passport will be sent back to you. Please submit the letter and the passport for processing. If your passport is returned from the embassy for any additional requirements. Please do not pay a new visa fee, or begin a new application unless the embassy asks for it. Please make sure to print your Interview waiver letter right after you are qualified.

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Welcome to the U.S. Visa Information Service for Egypt. On this website you can find information about U.S. immigrant and nonimmigrant visas and the requirements to apply for each. You can also learn how to pay the required visa application fee, and book an interview appointment at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo.

This is the official visa information website of the U.S. Mission in Egypt.