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International visitors add greatly to our nation’s cultural, educational, and economic life. We continue the proud tradition of welcoming visitors to the United States, with secure borders and open doors.  

International travelers come to the U.S. for a wide variety of reasons including tourism, business, medical treatment, and certain types of temporary work. The type of visa you need is defined by immigration law and relates to your principle purpose of your travel. For an overview of the types of nonimmigrant visas available under current U.S. immigration law please click here. Fo more information about all U.S. visas, please click here.  The Consular Officer will confirm your visa class selection during your interview.  

Most citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands are eligible to live and work in the U.S. in a nonimmigrant status without a visa. If you are a citizen of the RMI, click here for more information.

General Visa Appointment Information:

The U.S. Embassy offers nonimmigrant visa interviews by appointment only. Walk-in applications are not accepted. The Embassy strongly encourages you to apply for your visa well in advance of your proposed journey, and to always refrain from making irrevocable travel plans until your visa has been issued and you are in receipt of your passport and visa.

The Consular Section conducts visa interviews for those with appointments on Tuesdays from 8:30 – 11:30 am.  To schedule your appointment, click here.  For a list of Embassy Holiday closures, please click here.

For estimated wait times for receiving an interview, click here.

Emergency Appointments

If you have an urgent need for a visa to travel, please contact the US Embassy Consular Section at +692 247-4011 during working hours, Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm to explain the nature of your emergency. Please note that requesting an emergency appointment does not guarantee visa issuance. All applicants must still meet all visa requirements to be eligible for a visa. Cases determined to be an emergency by the US Embassy Consular Section will be given an appointment as soon as possible.

If your visa was lost or stolen, please click here for more information.

Travel & Tourism in the U.S.

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J-1 Visa

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Contact Information

  • Telephone: (692) 247-4011
    Mailing Address:
               Embassy Majuro
               P.O. Box 1379
               Majuro, MH 96960

  • Embassy Location:
    U.S. Embassy Majuro
    Mejen Weto, Long Island, Majuro Atoll

    Ocean side, 2 miles east of the airport

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