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In observance of the upcoming U.S. holidays, the Consular Section, including American Citizen Services, will be closed on the following days:  




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Presidents' Day

2 (N) 05-Mar-15 Thursday Holi Purnima

American citizens needing emergency assistance should contact the Embassy’s duty officer at +977-1-4007266 or +977-1-4007269. The Consular Section’s e-mail address is and the Embassy’s website is

We regret any inconvenience caused by these closures.

For information about applying for an immigrant visa (including the diversity visa) please choose the appropriate link from the menu on the left.  If you have specific questions regarding Immigrant visas and Follow to Join petitions, please email the Embassy's Consular Section at For phone inquiries call 423-4500.  Phone inquiry hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Monday through Friday.   You may also visit the Embassy during the following inquiry hours:

  • Immigrant Visas and Diversity Visas
    Monday and Wednesday
    09:00 AM― 11:00 AM  
  • Follow-To-Join
    Monday and Friday
    02:00 PM ― 03:30 PM  

To deliver documents missing from your application, please bring them to the Embassy's Consular Section between 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Embassy is closed on certain Nepali and U.S. holidays.
All visa interviews will be by appointment only.  Changes in the regular inquiry schedule will be announced in advance.

If an emergency has arisen and you need to reschedule your Immigrant visa or Follow-To-Join interview appointment, please direct these e-mails to:

Inquiries regarding immigrant and diversity visas, as well as asylum/refugee follow-to-join cases, should be directed to  With respect to any non-immigrant visa case for which the interview application fee was paid on or before September 14, 2014 at Nabil Bank, please direct your inquiries to

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