EARLY NEWS - Good news for visa procedures has been announced from the US Embassy in Ankara.

The US Embassy, ​​which makes an appointment for citizens who want to go to the USA for any reason, one year later, stated that as of today, it has facilitated the visa procedures and increased the visa capacity.

The statement said, "The US Embassy in Ankara has fully and regularly restarted visa procedures as of yesterday. We are excited to share our new location with visa applicants and to increase our visa processing capacity, and we are waiting for our guests who will go to the USA."

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BASE. The following statements were included in the statement made on the Embassy Turkey social media account.

"Welcome. We are very excited to be reopening all consular services in our new Embassy building, which Ankara deserves. Our new service building is a respectable place where visa applicants are warmly welcomed. "To put it more precisely, we will be able to re-initiate non-immigrant visas in Ankara in addition to the work our colleagues in Istanbul are currently carrying out. This is where we will process a large number of visa procedures for Turkish citizens visiting the United States."


Turkish citizens who wanted to go to the USA were asked to apply for a visa online. Citizens who wanted to apply for a visa were given an appointment one year later at the earliest in order to apply for a visa.

It took 1 to 6 months for the visa procedures to be completed and approved a year later.

This restriction on Turkish citizens was carried out on the grounds of "visa application density".

Citizens who needed to go urgently for sick or business reasons were trying to find acquaintances at the US Embassy, ​​looking for torpedo, and those who could reach could put their visa applications in the forefront.

As of September 1, 2022, we look forward to serving you at our new location at 1480 Sokak No.1 Çukurambar Mahallesi 06530 Çankaya Ankara. When you reach the embassy, ​​use the consulate entrance at the corner of 1480. Street on Teachers Street.

Important announcement

For the most up-to-date information regarding COVID-19 travel restrictions, Presidential Notices or visas, please visit our website at the following link: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/News/visas-news.html

The purpose of your planned trip and other reasons will determine what type of visa is required under US immigration law. As a visa applicant, you will need to prove that you meet all the requirements to obtain a visa for the visa category you are applying for.

Our Current Operational Status

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to severely impact the capacity of embassies and consulates around the world to resume routine visa services. For more details on visa employment status worldwide, please visit: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/News/visas-news/visa-services-operating-status-update.html

For more detailed information about current consular procedures, please visit https://tr.usembassy.gov/tr/visas-tr/consular-operations-updates/.

Extension of the Paid Visa Fees Validity Periods 

The US Embassy in Turkey understands that many visa applicants pay their visa processing fees and are still waiting to be able to get a visa appointment. For health and safety reasons, we can only offer limited services for now. In the meantime, rest assured that the US Embassy has extended the validity of your visa fee/payment until September 30, 2023. Please continue to monitor this site for information on when we will return to normal visa services.

Those Denied to Board a Plane

Entry permit to the United States is required by the Customs and Border Protection officers assigned at the entry points.

We would like to remind you that it is issued with the determination of Passengers can enter the United States from any point of entry. The Embassy is aware that holders of valid visas have been denied boarding or entry into the United States by Customs and Border Protection. The Embassy cannot assist you with issues such as boarding or issuing permission to enter the United States. Denied boarding questions are handled through DHS's redress system – to log in, please go to https://www.dhs.gov/dhs-trip

DNA Tests

As of May 18, 2022, the US Embassy in Ankara has started to make DNA test sample appointments for US visa, passport or citizenship procedures. This situation in the United States.