American Embassy issues update on student visas


Published: 2021-08-10 14:01

Last Updated: 2023-09-29 14:24

American Embassy issues update on student visas
American Embassy issues update on student visas

Monday, American Embassy Spokesperson Dan Mangis posted a video to Facebook detailing recent updates and recommendations about the student visa application process in Jordan.

“Although our capacity for visa services is very limited, we are prioritizing students,” he began, clarifying that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, visa processing is delayed worldwide.

Due to delays, the embassy is fully booked with appointments until Aug. 23.

For students concerned that this will now allow them to get to campus on time, Mangis had three recommendations.

Firstly, students should be aware of the date they are supposed to arrive in the US, and inquire with their school as to if international students are allowed to arrive later, if necessary.

Secondly, students should check the embassy’s website on a daily basis for any available appointments. If an appointment is not available on the student’s preferred date, students may also be able to get an emergency appointment, or send an email to the embassy ([email protected]) to be added to the waitlist.

Finally, students should be prepared to head to any appointment they receive, even if the appointment is granted at a day’s notice. According to Mangis, students should have all their papers in order and have a plan to get to the embassy on short notice to ensure a seamless appointment.

“We’ll continue to do everything we can here at the U.S. Embassy to support students interested in studying in the United States,” Mangis concluded.