Nonimmigrant Visas

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Kinshasa is responsible for providing visa services to those seeking to enter the United States for a temporary period and for those wishing to take up indefinite or permanent residence in the United States.

Please visit our Global Support Services (GSS) website for complete information on applying for a nonimmigrant U.S. visa, including a directory of nonimmigrant visa categories.

To contact a customer service representative, please visit the GSS Contact Us page for full information or use contact information below:

For questions related to the scheduling system online

  • Please call the nonimmigrant visa scheduling service (GSS) at +243-97-377-4050 or +243-99-859-5301 Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  If you are calling from within the United States, please dial +1-703-831-3418

To follow up on the status of your pending nonimmigrant visa case

  • Please call 097-261-6153 or 081-880-3724, Monday to Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. or send an email to

Local Mailing Address 

Ambassade des États-Unis
B.P. 697
Kinshasa 1


U.S. Mailing Address

Consular Section
Department of State
2220 Kinshasa Place
Washington, D.C. 20521-2220


U.S. Embassy
Consular Section
Unit 2220, Box 265
DPO AE, 09828-0265


Avenue des Aviateurs, No. 310 Kinshasa, Gombe (Note: the entrance to the Consular Section is located on Avenue Dumi around the corner from the Embassy main entrance and across from St. Anne’s Residence.)

Physical Address

Ambassade des États-Unis
310, Avenue des aviateurs
Commune de la Gombe
Kinshasa, RDC