Las Vegas, Here I Come! Congratulations to Mr. Ng!

I have no actual business, not much money, single, and eager to experience Las Vegas. Thank you for showing me how to go about everything on appointment day. I got a single entry visa and that is already enough for me to experience the US! I had a blast with […] Read more »

US Embassy Manila Call Center Schedule

The Embassy’s call center numbers for information and appointment scheduling are: (02) 976-8500 to 02.  For calls from mainland or continental United States, dial (703) 520-2235.  The call center is open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Manila time, Monday through Friday. Read more »

Electronic Devices are Not Allowed Inside the Embassy

For the safety and security of all applicants and employees, visa applicants are NOT PERMITTED to bring the following into the Embassy: any kind of electronic and battery-operated devices (mobile phone, digital camera, laptop, music player, portable game consoles such as PSP, USB thumb drive, mobile tablet, etc.) lighter and […] Read more »

New US Tourist Visa Fee

The Department of State published an interim final rule (IFR) in the Federal Register on August 28, 2014 announcing fee changes for certain nonimmigrant visa (NIV) applications, immigrant visa (IV) applications, administrative and citizens’ services.  The new fees will become effective 15 days after the rule was published, on September 12, […] Read more »

Check Your US Tourist Visa Application Online!

You can now view the progress of your approved visa!  To check your nonimmigrant visa case, please go to https://ceac.state.gov/CEAC/, and under “Nonimmigrant”, click “Check My Visa Application Status”. Applicants will need to choose from the drop down menu their interview location (Philippines, Manila), and enter the CEAC Barcode. Read more »