The U.S. Embassy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan has begun processing immigrant visas (IV), including Diversity Visas. Residents of Kyrgyzstan were previously interviewed in Almaty, Kazakhstan, but will now be automatically scheduled for an interview in Bishkek. The National Visa Center is notifying affected applicants of this change, which will improve customer service to Kyrgyz applicants.
Interview instructions for the U.S. Embassy in Bishkek are available on nvc.state.gov/interview.
The U.S. Consulate in Almaty, Kazakhstan will continue processing immigrant visas for applicants resident in Kazakhstan and Tajikistan.