Closure of U.S. Consulate General in St. Petersburg

by Alexander J. Segal on Apr. 13, 2018

Immigration Immigration  Deportation Immigration  Visa 

Summary: On March 31, 2018, the Russian government ordered the closure of the U.S. Consulate in St. Petersburg. Accordingly, the U.S. Government will no longer be able to conduct visa services from the former U.S. Consulate General in St. Petersburg.

immigration attorney nycOn March 31, 2018, the Russian government ordered the closure of the U.S. Consulate in St. Petersburg [PDF version]. Accordingly, the U.S. Government will no longer be able to conduct visa services from the former U.S. Consulate General in St. Petersburg.

Because of this development, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) cancelled all interview and waiver appointments scheduled for the U.S. Consulate in St. Petersburg starting on March 30, 2018. In a news release, the DOS provided instructions for affected nonimmigrant visa applicants to reschedule their interviews [PDF version]. Please see the instructions here

The DOS also announced that U.S. citizens who need consular services and who reside in consular district of the U.S. Consulate in St. Petersburg are advised to contact the U.S. Embassy in Moscow for all emergency assistance and routine services matters. We will update this page with more information as such information becomes available.

Please see our full article on recent developments regarding visa processing in Russia for more information [see article].

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