Where to Apply

Welcome to the Immigrant Visa Unit (IV)

The Immigrant Visa Unit in Warsaw processes all categories of immigrant and fiance visas for residents of Poland and Belarus.

We are located at:

ul. Piekna 12
00-540 Warsaw, Poland
Tel. +48 22 625 1042 (between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.)
Fax: +48 22 504 2088
E-mail: publicwaw@state.gov

Hours of Operation

The IV Unit in Warsaw is open for visa appointments from 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., Monday through Friday, excluding Polish and American holidays and one working day of each month: October 20 and November 17, 2016, as well as January 26, February 16, March 30, April 27, May 25, June 29, July 27, August 31, September 28, October 26 and November 30, 2017. Operator assisted immigrant visa information (+48 22 625 1042) will be unavailable on those days.

Visas for residents of Poland are returned to applicants by TNT courier service after they register at http://www.ustraveldocs.com/pl/. You can choose either Premium Delivery (for additional 24 PLN paid directly to TNT on delivery to your home address in Poland) or you can select a TNT pick-up location before you come for your interview. Details on passport delivery are available at http://ustraveldocs.com/pl/pl-niv-passporttrack.asp

For non-residents the designated visa pick-up location is the TNT office in Warsaw, 19 Annopol Street. We encourage applicants not to finalize travel plans until they receive their visa and documents from the Embassy. The visa packet is a sealed manila envelope containing documents. Please do not open the visa packet.

For cases where a spouse or fiance is a petitioner, there is important information available in this pamphlet (PDF – 52.4 kb). It is also available in the Russian language(PDF – 175.5 kb). Please read it before coming for your visa interview.

Special Notice for Applicants from Outside Poland: 

Applying for an immigrant visa at the Embassy in Warsaw will require at least one trip to Poland and a 2 to 3 days’ stay in Warsaw, and in some cases multiple trips.  More Information (PDF – 73.1 kb)

All K visa applicants have to register with the GSS service, schedule the visa appointment and choose their visa pick-up option, before coming to the Embassy. For registration and selection of your visa pick-up option, please visit www.ustraveldocs.com/pl  or call the information line at +48 22 307-1361 in Poland or (703) 988-7101 in the United States. Applicants in Belarus may call a toll free number 8-820-0011-0261.

We strive to provide excellent customer service to our applicants. Please see the Customer Service Statement to Visa Applicants for more information.