Effective immediately, all K visa applicants are required to complete the DS-160 Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application.
The DS-160 replaces forms DS-156, DS-156K, and DS-230.
For K visa cases already in process at a U.S. embassy or consulate, the DS-160 is not required when, prior to October 7, 2013, one of the following situations exist:
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