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last updated on 2020-08-14 by Elllena

Phone Number: Immigrant Visa Unit
Phone number:(004) 021 200 3300
Fax: (004) 021 200 3505

American Citizens Services Unit
Phone number: (004) 021 200 3300
Fax: (004) 021 200 3578
E-Mail: visasbucharest@state.gov (any kind of immigrant visa inquiries) acsbucharest@state.gov (general U.S. citizen inquiries, not related to US visas)
Address: 4-6, Dr. Liviu Librescu Blvd., District 1, Bucharest 015118 Romania

The embassy relocated in 2011 to the above address. It is NO LONGER LOCATED behind Hotel Intercontinental on a street running parallel to Magheru Boulevard.
Working Hours: The Immigrant Visa Unit (IV) of the U.S. Embassy in Bucharest is available for inquiries from the public by phone (see number above) Monday through Friday from 8:00 A.M to 12:00 PM.

American citizens can visit ACS (the American Citizens Services Unit in the Consulate) Monday through Thursday, 9:00 - 11:00 AM and 1:00 - 3:00 PM; and Fridays, 9:00 - 11:00 AM; and inquire via telephone (see number above) Monday through Friday, 8:00 to 11:30 AM and 1:00 - 5:00 PM.

Best Contact Method: By phone/email.
Approx Waiting Time for Interview After Consulate Recieves NVC Package: 1 Week. The embassy schedules interviews towards the end of the month for the upcoming month.There is little to no backlog with the embassy in Bucharest.
Issues Packet 3?
Packet 3 Contains: Packet 3 from the U.S. Embassy in Bucharest contains the following items:

Instructions for K1 Visa solicitors

Instructions for the Medical

Instructions regarding TNT courier sercive

Intsructions about form I-134 and supporting papers

Information on legal Rights of Immigrants
Issues Packet 4? No
Packet 4 Contents (if known):
Forms to Consulate? Step one: Complete the DS-160 online form and then *e-mail* the confirmation page to the Embassy together with a copy of the Passport containing the biographical information.
You will then be able to schedule your interview via e-mail pr phone
021-270 6000 (8AM-12AM)

Then, obtain all the documents that are stated in the instructions, according to each particular case) - Passport (valid for six months after visa is issued; Police record; Birth certificate (original and copy); Photos; divorce papers (originals), proof of relationship etc)
They DO NOT need to be sent to the Embassy, they are required at the interview.

Other Forms (if any)?
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"? Same_Day
Did embassy schedule interview or could you walk-in? Embassy Scheduled
Visa issued same day? Sometimes
If not what's the waiting period? The visa is usually issued and mailed via TNT the next couple of days to the visa recipient. You can also chose to pick up the visa the same day it is issued by the embassy from TNTExpress Otopeni.
Is the Medical exam same day as interview? Prior to Interview
Cost of Medical Exam? At least 800 lei for adults over 15
At least 486 lei for minors 0-2
At least 891 lei for minors 2-14

Results are mailed directly to the embassy.

Extra lei may be required for additional vaccines if necessary.
List of doctors? REGINA MARIA
Dr. Mariana TOMA
Dr. Wargha ENAYATI
5B Ion Ionescu de la Brad Street
Bucharest, sector 1
Cell Phone: 0724-299331;
E-mail: mara.toma@reginamaria.ro

Although in the instructions they recommend bringing 4 photos, they only require one that is scanned and then retured to you immediately.
How many Passport Photo's Required for the medical? 1
How many Passport Photo's Required at the interview? 1
Estimated waiting time at the consulate on the day of interview? An average of 1-3 hours. But it generally depends on how many other people are waiting.
Vaccination requirements? They vary according to the age and health condition of the applicant. Therefore, they should be discussed with the family doctor and with the U.S. Embassy-accredited one.
Cheap and good hotels near the Consulate? Check the links below for Bucharest accommodation, restaurants respectively:



Additional Info? The security will be able to store your phone: they give you a card and before leaving they will return your phone. Ladies are allowed with purses, but not men. Only have the minimum with you: phone, keys, wallet and documents for the visa.

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