Diplomatic and Government Officials

Additional information


Effective December 5, 2016, the hours to drop off applications at the Consular Section for Official & Diplomatic U.S. visas will change to 10.30am - 11.30am on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (except for Malaysian and American holidays) (a diplomatic note will be required for entry into the consular section to drop off documents). Once the documents are submitted, a collection ticket will be given. The process will take at least 1 week to complete.

Official and diplomatic visas are gratis, and a personal interview is not required. The documentary requirements for applications are:

  • Valid passport,
  • Visa photo (50 mm x 50 mm, white background, taken within six months) (starting November 1, 2016, eye glasses will no longer be allowed in visa photos.  For further details on photo requirements please visit:https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/general/photos.html)
  • The online application DS-160 confirmation page, and
  • A diplomatic note.