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last updated on 2018-10-08 by FarrahIdir

Phone Number: Telephone: [213] (0) 770-08-2000


Address: Consular Section
United States Embassy Algiers, Algeria
05 Chemin Cheikh Bachir Ibrahimi�
El-Biar 16030�
Alger Algerie
Working Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 0800-1700, except�holidays.� For after-hours emergencies, a duty officer is available
Best Contact Method: If you are�normally resident in�Algeria�and have a pending Immigrant Visa petition, but the case is not yet scheduled�at the U.S. Embassy in Algiers, please use the on-line�NVC Contact form.


If you are�normally resident in�Yemen�and have a pending petition, but the case is not yet scheduled�at the U.S. Embassy in Algiers, please write to�IVYemen@state.gov

If you have�already had an appointment�at the U.S. Embassy and need to provide additional evidence, or if you have been given an appointment date, you may contact as at�IV-DVAlgiers@state.gov.��Please note that due to very high levels of correspondence at this time, if you write to IV-DVAlgiers mailbox about a case not yet scheduled in Algiers we will not be able to respond and your email will be deleted without response.� This allows us to focus on processing the cases that are already at the Embassy.For�U.S. Legal Permanent Residents in Algeria who have lost their Permanent Resident �Green� card, or whose card has expired, or who may have lost permanent resident status�by staying out of the United States for more than a year, please contact us at�IV-DVAlgiers@state.gov�for an appointment.
Approx Waiting Time for Interview After Consulate Recieves NVC Package: 30 to 45 days for case complete, interview approx 1 month after case closed
Issues Packet 3?
Packet 3 Contains: The fiancé(e) K-1 nonimmigrant visa is for the foreign-citizen fiancé(e) of a U.S. citizen. The K-1 visa permits the foreign-citizen fiancé(e) to travel to the United States and marry his or her U.S. citizen sponsor within 90 days of arrival. You can learn more about fiancé(e) visas on usvisas.state.gov.
1. Once your file is received at post, an instruction package will be sent to you by email.
2.First you need to pay the visa fee at one of Aramex offices, and then you have to register and schedule a Kvisa appointment through the online appointment system at
3.Assemble the required documents that are listed on the instruction package.
4.Schedule a medical examination with the Embassy-approved physician in Algiers at least 15 days before yourvisa interview
5.If the visa is issued, your passport and documents will be available in approximately 7-10 business days at Aramex office that you already selected for pick up or delivery.
6.If the visa is refused, the Consular Officer will provideyou with further information.
Issues Packet 4? Yes
Packet 4 Contents (if known): Includes interview letter and instructions on what to bring with you to embassy
Forms to Consulate? Bring WHAT Is Listed On Packet 4.

This will include orginals of police clearance, marriage certificates, divorce degree, birth certificate.

Interview letter and medical

Any proofs of relationship

I864 copy. W2 and tax form copies needed at interview
Other Forms (if any)?
Direct Consular Filing Offered? No
If DCF Allowed: For all or only US citizen lawfully resident in country? Residents_Only
Can fiance(e)/spouse attend interview? No
Visa fee payment "same day" or "in advance"? Advance
Did embassy schedule interview or could you walk-in? Embassy Scheduled
Visa issued same day? No
If not what's the waiting period? Anywhere from 3 to 14 days
Is the Medical exam same day as interview? Prior to Interview
Cost of Medical Exam? , The doctor fee and all the tests jumped from 10000 to 17550 DQ
There is a new test done for ghnorrhea which everyone must do now

Medical Examination: Arrange for a medical examination with an Embassy approved�panel physician.� You are responsible for the cost of the examination. A medical examination is also required for each child who will accompany you. For applicants 15 years of age and older the fee will not exceed 2500DA, including a chest x-ray.� The fee for applicants under 15 years of age will not exceed 1800DA.
List of doctors? Each applicant for a U.S. immigrant or K visa, including children and regardless of age, must have a medical examination before a visa can be issued.� Before appearing at the Embassy for an interview, applicants must arrange a medical examination at their own expense, performed by one of the specially appointed panel physicians listed below:�

Dr. Mouna Aftis
Dr. Mohamed Bouzfour
Al Azhar Clinique
4, DJenane Achabou
Dely-Ibrahim, Algiers 16020
Tel: +213 (0) 56-008-7870
Tel: +213 (0) 23-2902-90/91/92
Tel: +213 (0) 56-095-8000/7000

The U.S. embassy will not accept medical reports completed by practitioners other than those indicated above.� You will need to bring a valid passport as identification, two recent passport-sized photographs, and your appointment letter.� Please state that you are an applicant for an immigrant or K visa, as the case may be, and provide the date of your visa interview appointment.� The panel physician�s office will inform you of the fees for the exam and tests.

After the medical examination, the panel physician will seal the completed documents inside the envelope and return the envelope to you.� Please keep this envelope sealed and bring it with you to your visa interview appointment.� The Embassy will�not�accept the results of a medical examination if the certificate has been signed by a doctor other than one of those listed above, or if the envelope has been open before being presented at the Embassy.� The X-ray results (contained on a compact disk) and the blood test results must be submitted to the Embassy along with the sealed envelope containing the completed medical certificates.

Please note that the panel physicians in Algiers have been experiencing delays in scheduling appointments due to an increase in volume of visa applicants.� Schedule your medical examination as soon as possible after you receive notification either from the U.S. Embassy in Algiers or the National Visa Center notifying you about your visa interview date and time.� It is imperative that you complete this step prior your interview to avoid any delays
How many Passport Photo's Required for the medical? 2
How many Passport Photo's Required at the interview? 4
Estimated waiting time at the consulate on the day of interview?
Vaccination requirements? Under the immigration laws of the United States, a foreign national who applies for an immigrant visa abroad, or who seeks to adjust status to a permanent resident while in the United States, is required to receive vaccinations to prevent the following diseases:

Tetanus and Diphtheria
Toxoids,Pertussis, Haemophilus
influenzae type B
Ghnorrhea (new test)

Any other vaccine-preventable diseases recommended by the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices
Cheap and good hotels near the Consulate? Http://Www.airbnb.com

Additional Info? Photographs for U.S. visas and passports�are not the same size or quality as photographs for Algerian passports. Please see theDepartment of State regulations for photographs.

The following photographers are familiar with U.S. requirements:

Radium Photo�
75 Rue Didouche Mourad AlgerStudio Des Ambassades�
Place Centrale Hydra Alger��

Olympic Photo��
17 Bd Said Hamdine Hydra Alger��

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