US Visa Appointment Available Dates in Nigeria
If you are reading this article, it probably means that you are searching for how to schedule US visa appointment in Nigeria and the available dates for US visa interview in Abuja or Lagos. If that’s the case, you will find the tutorial and instructions in this article worthwhile. Keep reading!
Before you can talk about getting a US appointment schedule in either the US embassy in Lagos or Abuja, you should have fulfilled the other American visa application requirements. These includes:
Filling out the DS-160 form – The US DS-160 form must be filled out and submitted online before your interview is scheduled. This is because the 10 digit bar-code on the DS-160 confirmation page is needed in order to book your US visa appointment interview. To learn how to complete the DS-160 form , read our article here:
If you need assistance with filling your US DS-160 visa application form, You can contact us on 07033378184 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pay your US visa fee – Make your US visa fee payment at any Guaranty Trust Bank branch close to you. You will be providing them a photocopy of your bio data page, your full name and the category of visa you applied for in your DS-160 form. The fee charge varies depending on the type of visa you applied for. For example, someone going for vacation or attending a conference will pay N64000.00 for a “B” visa class while athletes and entertainers will pay 106000.00 for a “P” visa class to attend and participate in an event within the U.S. You will be issued a receipt for the visa payment. On this receipt is a UID number that will be needed in order to schedule your interview appointment. You can also make your visa fee payment on the Guaranty Trust Bank online app (That’s if you bank with them).
Book your Interview Appointment – Now you have your DS 160 Confirmation page and the visa fees receipt, its time to book your interview appointment. To do this, go to www.ustraveldocs.com.
Click on “New User”, fill out the form and click on “Submit” to create a new profile. As soon as you are done, a dashboard is opened in your name so that you can schedule your interview.
To know more, read our post on: How to Book an Appointment for US Visa – US Visa Interview in Nigeria.
Note: It is only when you are logged on to this platform that you can find out and see for yourself all the US visa appointment available dates in Nigeria. The US embassy and Consulate attends to applicant all year round except on weekends and public holidays that are observed in the United States of America or Nigeria or both.
In Nigeria, the embassy and the consulate general will be closed to the public on the following dates:
|Date||Reason for the Holiday|
|January 1||New Year’s Day in US and Nigeria|
|January 15||Martin Luther King Day in US|
|February 19||President’s day in US|
|March 30||Good Friday in Nigeria|
|April 2||Easter Monday in Nigeria|
|May 1||Workers Day in Nigeria|
|May 28||U.S. Memorial Day in US|
|May 29||Democracy Day in Nigeria|
|June 15||Eid-El-Fitr** in US|
|July 4||Independence Day in US|
|August 22||Eid-El-Kabir** in Nigeria|
|September 3||Labor Day in US|
|October 1||Independence Day in Nigeria|
|October 8||Columbus Day in US|
|November 12||Veterans Day in US|
|November 21||Eid-el-Maulud** in US|
|November 22||Thanksgiving in Nigeria|
|December 25||Christmas Holiday in US and Nigeria|
|December 26||Boxing Day in Nigeria|