UPDATE: Please note that nonimmigrant visa services at US Embassy Tripoli have been suspended indefinitely. Please monitor the Embassy’s website for information on resumption of services.
ORIGINAL POST: The US Embassy Tripoli, Libya, has announced that the Consular Section will reopen Monday, August 27, 2012. The Consular Section at the US Embassy Tripoli will offer a full range of services, including nonimmigrant visas for travel to the US and services to American citizens who reside in Libya.
US Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens remarks regarding the US Embassy Tripoli Consular Section: “The reopening of the Consular Section is great news for US-Libyan relations. It will help strengthen educational, business, and personal ties between our two countries, which are the foundation of our long future together as friends and partners. The new Consular Section will make it easier for Libyans to visit the United States and for Americans to receive consular services here in Libya.”
The new office is located in the US Embassy Tripoli’s temporary facilities on Wali Alahed Street, Airport Road. Individuals who are interested in applying for a US visa, please note the following.
On Thursday, August 9, 2012, Libyans will be able to begin scheduling visa interviews for dates after the official opening of the US Embassy Tripoli Consular Section (after August 27, 2012) by following 3 steps:
Additional information on visas is available at the Consular Section’s website. American citizens may find information about services to Americans here.