Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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last updated on 2023-05-31 by bencdxb

Phone Number: 971 -(2) 414-2200 (but no point contacting - voice mail only)
E-Mail: abudhabiIV@state.gov
Address: Consular Section Mailing Address:

U.S. Embassy
P.O. Box 4009
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Fax: [971](2) 414-2241
Working Hours: Use below link to contact
Best Contact Method: They only accept enquiries through online form and even emails get an auto reply saying all emails are deleted!

Approx Waiting Time for Interview After Consulate Recieves NVC Package: Currently approximately 10 months (May 2023)
Issues Packet 3?
Packet 3 Contains: By email sent to petitioner (from Abu Dhabi, I.V.) - Contains 4 attachments:
1) Info on How to Make an Appointment
2) Panel Physicians List
3) Required Documents
4) Security Information

This email no longer contains a link to https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-ae/niv where you set up a profile and schedule your interview, the embassy no longer schedules the interview dates. On this site you will also be required to pay the visa fee before you can schedule the interview.
Issues Packet 4? No
Packet 4 Contents (if known):
Forms to Consulate? None, to bring on the interview date
Other Forms (if any)? DO NOT SEND: But bring with you to the Embassy a completed I-134 with a wet signature (not photocopied)

Along with the I-134 bring supporting documents such as:

1)Last years tax return (form 1040) along with copies of W2's, previous 2 years Income Tax Return copies or IRS Transcripts (available free on the irs.gov website) - for a total of 3 years of Tax Returns.
[Note: If you print out a copy to send to your fiance, be sure to SIGN the copies of the tax returns to make them official - not required with IRS Transcripts.]

2) Current letter from your employer (on company letterhead) stating your job is permanent (not temporary), your current salary and your start date.

3) Letter from your bank telling what type of account you have, when you opened the account, the average balance of the account over the past year, the current balance and the amount deposited in the past year.

4) Last 3 months bank statements.

5) Any additional evidence to prove your continued relationship.
Examples: If you met again after filing, include pictures, airline itinerary, boarding pass, receipts, etc. If you have not met again since filing, be sure to include any mail/envelopes, chats, phone calls, emails, etc.
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? 1 week (unless under AP) Currently 4 business days (unless under AP)
Is the Medical exam same day as interview? Prior to Interview
Cost of Medical Exam? For New Medical Center AUH & DUBAI (Deira)
New Updated cost of medicals (New Test added which cost 450 aed ).check hospital website.
The cost for the US Medical for adult applicants is AED 1024. This includes consultation examination, x-ray, urine and blood test.

For urgent reports, mentioned earlier, the charges are more than AED 1024. Urgent charges are non-refundable in the event the test results are abnormal and further testing is required.

For children the cost for examination and blood test for tuberculosis is AED 650.

Vaccinations, if required, are charged separately depending on the type of vaccination required.
4 vaccinations cost 600aed.

if only 2 vaccines (MMR & TD) will cost AED 230


The following documents are required for the US Medical:
Original Passports and three copies of the first 2 and the last 2 pages of your passport
6 passport size photographs (35 mm x 45 mm) with white background, Vaccination Record in English (if any) & Embassy Appointment Letter,

You will be required to provide the following:
Present Address of Residence and Postal Code of Residence, Intended US City and State of residence, Intended US Address and postal code and Email address,

Please bring your eyeglasses (if any).
List of doctors? New Medical Center
TEL. NO: 02-6332255

Mideast Polyclinic
TEL. NO: 04-2216888

New Medical Center
TEL. NO: 04-2683131

You must provide the Hospital with your original passport + one copy, 6 photos and your vaccination records.
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? 2-3 hours
Vaccination requirements? Yes
Cheap and good hotels near the Consulate? Novotel Centre Hotel Abu Dhabi
Centro Yas Island Abu Dhabi
Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort
Emirates Palace Hotel Abu Dhabi
Premier Inn Abu Dhabi Capital Centre-This hotel is walking distance from the embassy or they provide a shuttle just let them know at check in
Additional Info? To book appointment after filling ds160 :

Contact the embassy

Email for Non-Immigrant Visa:

Dubai PCC

Non-Immigrant Visa Case Status:

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