All U.S. Embassies and Consulates will be closed to the public on Friday, October 9, 2015 due to a consular system upgrade scheduled by U.S. Department of State (DOS). The closure could also affect Application Service Centers (ASCs) connected to overseas posts.
WHO THIS IMPACTS
Those who have appointments scheduled on the date of the closure will be contacted by the Embassy or Consular post to reschedule.Others with appointments next week, including individuals applying for H-1B cap visa stamps, may experience delays in the return of their passports.
THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND
D&S will continue to monitor this and encourages those with appointments to review individual Embassy or Consulate websites for additional information regarding the closure.