Information for Visa Applicants Regarding Novel Coronavirus

Statement on Presidential Elections in Niger

As of March 17, 2020, the United States Embassy in Niger is cancelling routine immigrant and nonimmigrant visa appointments.  We will resume routine visa services as soon as possible but are unable to provide a specific date at this time.  The Machine Readable Visa (MRV) fee is valid and may be used for a visa application in the country where it was purchased within one year of the date of payment.  If you have an urgent matter and need to travel immediately, please send an e-mail to to request an emergency appointment.