Skopje, Macedonia
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last updated on 2018-08-06 by Greenbaum

Phone Number: From Macedonia: (02) 309 9090
From Kosovo: (038) 247 973
From the United States: 1-800-672-8730
E-Mail: consularskopje@state.gov
Address: Immigrant Visa Unit, Consular Section
American Embassy Skopje
Str. "Samoilova" Nr.21
1000 Skopje
Republic of Macedonia

Fax Number: 00-389-2-3213-767
Working Hours: Inquiries may also be made by telephone between 3:00 and 4:30 any weekday except Tuesdays at the following number: 00-389-2-3116-180 ext. 2135 or 2136. Public inquiries about Immigrant Visas may be made in person by American citizens, only from 2:00 - 4:00 on Thursdays.
Best Contact Method: Email; usually receive a reply within 48 hours.
Approx Waiting Time for Interview After Consulate Recieves NVC Package: 3-5 weeks
Issues Packet 3?
Packet 3 Contains: Packets 3 and 4 issued together. Contain information on the interview, documents to gather, interview date, info on medical and more.
Issues Packet 4? Yes
Packet 4 Contents (if known):
Forms to Consulate? None.
Other Forms (if any)?
Direct Consular Filing Offered?
If DCF Allowed: For all or only US citizen lawfully resident in country?
Can fiance(e)/spouse attend interview? No
Visa fee payment "same day" or "in advance"? Same_Day
Did embassy schedule interview or could you walk-in? Embassy Scheduled
Visa issued same day? No
If not what's the waiting period? Usually if approved you receive the visa within 5 days.
Is the Medical exam same day as interview? Prior to Interview
Cost of Medical Exam? 90 euros or $105

* you will need 9 passport style photos for the medical
List of doctors? As of April 1, 2009 the Remedika Hospital in Skopje, Macedonia and EuroMed Klinika in Pristina, Kosovo are the new panel physicians for the U.S. Embassy. All immigrant visa applicants should schedule their appointments for the required medical exam with one of the panel physicians. After April 1, 2009, examinations may no longer be completed at the IOM clinics in Skopje and Pristina.
How many Passport Photo's Required for the medical? 4
How many Passport Photo's Required at the interview? 1
Estimated waiting time at the consulate on the day of interview? 2 hours
Vaccination requirements? None if K-1 visa; however the consulate recommends that you get all the required vaccination documents based upon recommendations from the State Department and the Department of Homeland Security. If IR1-CR1, you need all vaccinations, which the medical clinic will tell you about.
Cheap and good hotels near the Consulate?
Additional Info? Attention Kosovo residents: You need a Kosovo police certificate. UNMIK doesn't give them anymore. Make sure its from the police, not the court house. If you live somewhere else outside of Kosova 1 year or more then you need a police certificate from that country. You will not need an Apostille's Seal. Make sure you bring evidence to the interview (photos, videos of ceremony if any, etc.)


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