Amman, Jordan
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last updated on 2011-09-29 by Jenna&Moe
Consulate Phone Number: Tel: 962-6-590-6000
Consulate E-Mail: ResponseAmman@state.gov
Address: American Embassy
P.O. Box 354, Amman 11118 Jordan.
Working Hours: On the last weekday of each month, the consular section of the American Embassy will be closed for regular services, including visa interviews and non-emergency American Citizen Services.
Non-immigrant Visa Services:
Sunday - Thursday, 7:30 - 10:00 am

American Citizen Services:
Sunday - Thursday, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Best Way to Contact Consulate: email ResponseAmman@state.gov
Approx Waiting Time for interview date from when the Consulate receives the package from the NVC: 2 months
Issues a Packet 3?
Packet 3 Contains: DS 156
DS 230
Medical
Issues a Packet 4? Yes
Packet 4 contents (if known): Visa Checklist Including:
1. Interview date and time Paper
2. Medical exam paper (needed to go to medical exam)
3. Payment paper (needed to pay for process with Cairo Amman bank Approx. $350)
4. I-134 (affidavit of support)
5. Instructions, contact information etc.

These are to be downloaded and filled out as stated in checklist of packet 4:
1. DS 156K
2. DS230 Part 1
3. DS-157
4. DS-156 (x2)
What forms should be send back to the Consulate? bring all forms with you to the interview

The checklist also states that the forms need to be in a specific order- Which they give you.

Also, bring all proof to interview.

With the Affidavit of support also bring the most recent tax return of the person or people who are signing the affidavit.-- it is needed to verify the I-134. If it applies, bring the beneficiaries bank statement for the past year or so, to show that they have means of support also (this can help to further stress that the beneficiary will not end up on government aid)
Other Forms (if any)? These are to be downloaded and filled out as stated in checklist of packet 4:
1. DS 156K
2. DS230 Part 1
3. DS-157
4. DS-156 (x2)

Bring your passport
Plenty of passport photos
Translated birth certificate etc.
Consulate offers Direct Consular Filing? Yes
If so, for all or only for US citizen who is lawfully resident in your country? Residents_Only
Can fiance(e)/spouse attend the interview? Yes
Visa fee payment "same day" or "in advance"? Same_Day
Did the embassy schedule your interview or could you walk-in? Embassy Scheduled
Visa issued same day? No
If not whats the waiting period? 3-5 days via Aramex
Is the Medical exam same day as interview? Prior to Interview
Cost of Medical Exam? ABOUT 50 JORDAN DINARS
List of doctors? embassy will give you a list
How many Passport Photo's Required for the medical? 2
How many Passport Photo's Required at the interview? 3
Estimated waiting time at the consulate on the day of interview? 2-4 HOURS
Vaccination requirements? MMR
Cheap and good hotels near the Consulate?
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