News & Events

Petitioner presence at interview

Should I bring the petitioner to my immigrant visa interview? It is not a requirement that the petitioner be present during the interview in any of the visa categories. Please be advised that the Immigrant Visa Unit at the U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo is interviewing ALL visa categories, including F2A and F2B. It is ...
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How to confirm status of IV case

The Consular Section has different channels to provide the status of an immigrant visa case. The main and fastest channel is our Consular Electronic Application Center platform.  In that site, you select Check My Visa Application Status under Immigrant and then insert the case number that begins with three letters (usually SDO) followed by 10 ...
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Government of the United States returns Taino artifacts to the Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo, D.N.- The Chargé d’Affaires of the United States Embassy, Robert W. Thomas, together with the Minister of Culture, Milagros Germán, led a ceremony to repatriate Taino artifacts from the United States Government to the Dominican Government, with the presence of the deputy director of the International Operations Division of the Federal Bureau of ...
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Avoid delays – Come prepared

Avoid delays! Make sure you have all the required documents for your U.S. citizenship consular service. The following steps may prevent your case from requiring administrative processing: We strongly remind you that electronic devices, including cell phones, are not allowed in the Embassy. Therefore, if your processing requires photographs (family, as evidence of relationship, or ...
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