Preparing for the Interview

Complete information about preparing for your interview is available on the U.S. Department of State website in French.

Selected applicants will receive notification from the Kentucky Consular Center (KCC) that their Diversity Visa file is ready for scheduling. Applicants will receive instructions to submit certain documents to KCC by email. Applicants who fail to submit all required documents in advance will not be scheduled for a visa interview. Applicants are encouraged to prepare all required civil documents (birth certificate, police certificate, and, if applicable, marriage certificate) while awaiting instructions from KCC in order to facilitate the scheduling of their interview as quickly as possible.

Once you have been scheduled for a visa interview at U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, all applicants must confirm their appointment through our online interview scheduling system at: