The US Embassy in Lilongwe has quickly closed all visa candidates however these needing the service on humanitarian appointment requests shall be accepted to be processed by the US Embassy in Lusaka, Zambia.
An announcement from the Embassy stated the humanitarian appointment candidates shall be anticipated to cowl the journey price to Lusaka.
Its additional stated the humanitarian instances could embody an instantaneous relative’s dying, grave sickness, or life-threatening accident happening in america or pressing medical remedy for the applicant or their minor little one.
“Instant relations are outlined as dad and mom, youngsters, or siblings of the applicant. Humanitarian instances don’t embody pupil or employment visa functions,” says the assertion.
Those that consider that their case qualifies for a humanitarian appointment, they’re suggested to observe the directions on Embassy Lusaka’s web site: https://zm.usembassy.gov/visas/nonimmigrant-visas/.
“Please observe, you’ll be required to finish a visa utility and pay the suitable charges earlier than you possibly can request a humanitarian appointment.
“If an expedited appointment just isn’t granted, no refunds will probably be offered and also you will be unable to switch your appointment to a different embassy. Once more, no refunds will probably be offered and also you will be unable to switch the appointment to the US Embassy in Lilongwe.
“The aim of your supposed journey and different details will decide what sort of visa is required beneath US immigration regulation. As a visa applicant, you will want to determine that you simply meet all necessities to obtain the class of visa for which you’re making use of.”
Candidates are additional suggested to go browsing the Embassy’s Listing of Visa Classes on usvisas.state.gov to find out which visa class could be acceptable for his or her goal of journey to america.