Warsaw, Poland
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last updated on 2020-11-06 by Ale_al

Phone Number: +48 22 625 1042
E-Mail: publicwaw@state.gov fiancewaw@state.gov
Address: Warsaw Ambasada Amerykanska
Ul. Piekna 12
00-540 Warsawa
Working Hours:
Best Contact Method: E-mail. Phone for the patient,only between 2-4PM, Monday-Friday
Approx Waiting Time for Interview After Consulate Recieves NVC Package: 1day - 1.5 months (might be less at the moment - everyone has to choose the interview date individually either online or by calling the call center) Interviews are scheduled at 8:30 AM
Issues Packet 3?
Packet 3 Contains: 1. checklist
2. information about domestic violence and immigrant righs.

Form DS-230 is no longer required. You only need to fill DS-160 and keep the confirmation page.

Issues Packet 4? No
Packet 4 Contents (if known): Embassy does not send Packet 4 anymore. After receiving Packet 3, you don't need to send anything back. Only prepare documents mentioned in the checklist and fill online form DS-160.
Forms to Consulate? Checklist
DS-230 Part I

everything can be faxed/scanned and mailed back to the Consulate

(Since October 2013 doesn't require sending any documents back)
Other Forms (if any)? DS-160 confirmation page (Which replaced old DS-156 form)
birth certificate(english translation if the applicant is not Polish)
police report (translation if not in polish or english)
medical examination results (SEALED)
2 American passport sized photographs
affidavit of support form I-134 with signature (can bring scans of this document)
Proof of relationship
Proof of visa payment
Appointment confirmation
Direct Consular Filing Offered? Yes
If DCF Allowed: For all or only US citizen lawfully resident in country? All
Can fiance(e)/spouse attend interview? Yes
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? Maximum 5 business days. Visa with passport delivered to a chosen delivery location (TNT courier company) at no additional cost. The delivery time is 2-4 working days, the embassy sends an email once the passport leaves the post with the tracking no. Personal pick-up required with a valid ID p.s. for other countries that have to go through warsaw embassy visa is usually issued the next day
Is the Medical exam same day as interview? Prior to Interview
Cost of Medical Exam? PLN 300 (for filling the medical forms by a doctor) + PLN 70 (cost of chest X-ray) + PLN 18 (blood test for syphilis) + PLN 110 (urine test for Neisseria gonorrhoeae) + cost of all the vaccinations needed

Lithuania - 270lt. plus cost of all the vaccinations needed(about 200lt)

Latvia - 100 Ls for exam and HIV/syphilis blood test, plus 32,70 Ls for the chest xray (TB).
List of doctors? http://warsaw.usembassy.gov/poland/examinations.html

doctors listed here: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/Supplements/Supplements_by_Post/WRW_Warsaw.html

How many Passport Photo's Required for the medical? 4
How many Passport Photo's Required at the interview? 2
Estimated waiting time at the consulate on the day of interview? 20m - 3h
Vaccination requirements? Lithuania:
mumps, rubella

Cheap and good hotels near the Consulate?

Sheraton Warsaw
ul. Prusa 2
00-493 Warsaw
(within walking distance to the Embassy)

MDM Hotel
pl. Konstytucji 1
00-647 Warsaw
(within walking distance to the Embassy)

Hyatt Regency Warsaw
ul. Belwederska 23
00-761 Warsaw
(4-6 minutes on the bus
bus no.: 119, 166, 116, 180, 195)

Additional Info? You can take your cellphone with you, but you will have to leave it at the entrance. You will get it back when you leave.

Very courteous and stress-free service!

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