Is U.S Embassy Working?



The United States of America just like any sovereign country in the world has its Embassies independently in all countries apart from Bhutan, Iran, Maldives, North Korea, Syria, and Yemen.

The U.S embassies all over the world are working but at the moment, their services are limited as a result of the ravaging effect of the Covid-19 pandemics in the States.

One of the services that have been clamped down upon is the issuance of visas to non-Americans with the intention of traveling into America.

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Reports from the United States Government has outlined the following regarding visa:


  1. Travel services to U.S. citizens would continue to be available.
  2. The Department of State temporarily suspended routine visa services at all U.S. Embassies and Consulates.
  3. As resources allow, embassies and consulates will continue to provide emergency and mission-critical visa services and will resume routine visa services as local conditions and resources allow.

In Ghana; The U.S. Embassy in Accra has resumed routine American Citizen Services. These services are offered by appointment only and for the purposes of passport, Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA), or notarial service.

For some other countries, access is granted but also on a limited basis:

Philippines: The U.S. Embassy Manila has resumed certain nonimmigrant visa services.

Mexico: Visa services are open but limited and vary by city.

United Kingdom: The U.S. Embassy in Belfast and the U.S. Consulate in Belfast currently are open for emergency visa services only.

Nigeria: The U.S. Embassy in Abuja and Lagos Consulate are offering limited non-immigrant and immigrant visa services.

India: The U.S. Embassy New Delhi and the consulates in Chennai, Hyderabad, and Kolkata have suspended all visa services until May 15 and at the Mumbai Consulate until May 28.

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Akesse Sanza

Akesse Sanza is a Ghanaian Travel Blogger, Travel and Tourism Consultant, and Anti-human Trafficking And Safe Migration advocate. Akesse loves everything Travel & Tourism and aims to see every single country in the world.


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