COVID-19: Are you an American abroad or know someone who is?

Are you an American abroad or know someone who is? Enroll now in our Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive notifications from U.S. Embassies and Consulates on travel restrictions, health alerts, what’s happening in the country, etc. We can’t take all the calls we’re getting as quickly as we want, and this way you …

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Information for visa applicants regarding COVID- 19

As of March 19, 2020, the United States Embassy in Harare, Zimbabwe is cancelling routine non immigrant visa appointments.  We will resume routine visa services as soon as possible but are unable to provide a specific date at this time.  If you have an urgent matter and need to travel immediately, please email us at …

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Urgent information for visa applicants regarding novel coronavirus

At this time, U.S. Embassy in Harare, due to COVID-19, is no longer processing visas for those traveling to the United States, transiting Europe.  This includes the Schengen Area as well as the United Kingdom and Ireland. Proclamation on the Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk …

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Urgent information for visa applicants regarding novel coronavirus

Any individuals with pending consular appointments who (1) were physically present within the People’s Republic of China, excluding the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, within the last 14 days, (2) are experiencing flu-like symptoms, or (3) believe they have may have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, are strongly encouraged to postpone …

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Presidential Proclamation on suspension of entry into the United States of foreign nationals who pose a risk of transmitting 2019 Novel CoronaVirus

“Entry of aliens who were present in China, excluding the Special Autonomous Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, within 14 days prior to their arrival at the port of entry in the United States is suspended, per Presidential Proclamation. If you reside in China, have traveled to China recently, or intend to travel to China …

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Diversity Visa Lottery 2021

The Department of State announces the opening of the registration period for the DV-2021 Diversity Visa Lottery. Commonly known as the “Green Card Lottery,” this program offers people from around the world, the opportunity to work and live in the United States.  Registration is FREE OF CHARGE and can only be done at: www.dvlottery.state.gov See the attached flyer:

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“Consular Notice: Mourning the loss of President George H. W. Bush, December 5 2018”

Wednesday, December 5th has been designated as a national day of mourning as Americans mourn the loss of President George H. W. Bush.  We will shift all visa interviews originally scheduled for Wednesday, December 5th to the following day, Thursday, December 6th.  Please plan to come at the same time as your originally scheduled appointment.  …

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Diversity Visa Lottery 2020

The Department of State announces the opening of the registration period for the DV-2020 Diversity Visa Lottery. Commonly known as the “Green Card Lottery,” this program offers people from around the world, the opportunity to work and live in the United States.  Registration is FREE OF CHARGE and can only be done at: www.dvlottery.state.gov See the attached flyer

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Important Notice: U.S. Visa Issuance

Harare, November 30 2017- The U.S. Department of State is currently experiencing technical problems with its visa system, which are affecting global operations.  This issue is worldwide and is not specific to any particular country or visa category.  We recognize and deeply regret the inconvenience to travelers.  We are doing everything possible to return passports …

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Embassy Harare Statement on Visa Operations

Due to limited staffing at the U.S. Embassy in Harare on November 17th and 18th the Consular Section has suspended visa operations for this week.  At this time we hope to return to normal visa operations early next week, but we will continue to monitor the situation closely.  Visa applicants whose appointments were canceled this week will …

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New dates for 2019 Diversity Visa/ Green Card Lottery

The United States government is pleased to announce the new dates for the 2019 Diversity Visa Lottery Program (DV- 2019)- commonly known as the Green Card Lottery- following technical issues with the site- http://dvlottery.state.gov . Effectively, the new registration period for DV-2019 opens for electronic entries at 6 pm on Wednesday October 18th 2017. It closes …

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Diversity Visa-2019 Campaign

The Department of State announces the opening of the registration period for the DV-2019 Diversity Visa Lottery.  Commonly known as the “Green Card Lottery,” this program offers people from around the world, the opportunity to work and live in the United States.  Registration is free of charge and can only be done at www.dvlottery.state.gov This is …

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Important Notice: Consular Office closed Thursday Afternoon

The U.S. Embassy in  Harare  wishes to advise the public that the Consular Section will be closed from 11:00hrs – 17:30hrs on July 6th, 2017. No services will be provided. For American Citizen Emergencies, please call the Duty Officer on 0772559727.  We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

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Visa Waiver Fake News Story

Harare, February 2, 2017: The U.S. Embassy in Harare is aware of false news reports stating that Zimbabwe nationals can now travel to the U.S. without a visa.  There is absolutely no truth to these stories.  For up-to-date visa information please visit  this link # # # Comments or queries should be addressed to David McGuire, Public …

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