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Applying for a visa for the first time
 

Type of procedure: Two appointments need to be scheduled

Those applying for a visa for the first time must schedule two appointments: one at the Applicant Service Center and other in the Consular Section.

Procedure:
In order to apply for a U.S. Noninmigrant visa, please follow the steps below:

Step 1: Complete the DS-160 online application form and print the confirmation sheet (barcode) per each applicant. Please, complete the application at: https://ceac.state.gov/genniv

Step 2: Go to the Applicant Service Center website and register online by creating an account (e-mail and password), choose the visa category you will apply to, select DHL’s branch where to pick up your visaed passport after the interview, pay the application fee (MRV fee) and schedule your appointments. In order to fulfill this step, you will need:

  • Current passport and previous passports (if any).
  • DS-160 form’s barcode per each applicant.


Please use one of the numbers below to obtain visa information, schedule appointments and/or pay the visa fee. 

Buenos Aires:     (011)      5984-0004       
Córdoba:             (0351)    536-2816       
La Plata:              (0221)    513-9500       
Mendoza:           (0261)    413-8100       
Pilar:                   (02322)  64-8600
Rosario:              (0341)    512-8500

From the United States­:  1-703-439-2323

Step 3: Print and read thoroughly the PDF file including useful information about your application. Visa application regular procedure – Download PDF file HERE

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