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Systems issues that have affected the Department of State’s ability to issue visas are being resolved. Applicants are welcome to apply for nonimmigrant visas and schedule appointments. As we continue to work through these system issues, applicants may experience some delays.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  Once the systems are restored to full functionality, we will work as quickly as possible to clear the backlog of pending cases. 

For latest updates about our consular services, please visit the following sites: 

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LATEST EMBASSY NEWS AND EVENTS

  • Philippines Maintains Tier 2 Designation in 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report

    Manila, July 27, 2015 — On July 27, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry released the 2015 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, which again placed the Philippines at Tier 2 on its three-tier ranking system. The TIP report provides the most comprehensive information on government efforts around the world to combat modern slavery. This reporting period spans April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015.  Read more »

  • USNS Mercy Crew Participate in Humanitarian Assistance Disaster Relief Seminar in the Philippines

    Roxas City, July 27, 2015 – Multinational crew members of the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) wrapped up participation in a humanitarian assistance disaster relief (HADR) seminar July 24 hosted by Philippine government agencies at Capiz State University.  Read more »

  • Commander of US Pacific Fleet Visits Philippines

    Manila, July 27, 2015 — The new U.S. Pacific Fleet (PACFLT) Commander ADM Scott H. Swift visited the Philippines July 16-19. The trip focused on affirming the U.S.’s long-standing alliance with Philippines and its commitment to security in the Asia-Pacific region.  Read more »

  • USNS Mercy Arrives in Roxas City for Pacific Partnership

    Manila, July 21, 2015 —The hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrived in Roxas City, Saturday for the first half of Pacific Partnership 2015 (PP15). Pacific Partnership is the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. While training for crisis conditions, Pacific Partnership provides real-world medical care to thousands of patients, veterinary services, and critical infrastructure development to host nations through multiple engineering projects.  Read more »

  • US Embassy, DENR and DSWD Partner to Restore and Protect Key Forest Areas in Rizal and Quezon Provinces

    Manila, July 21, 2015 — The U.S. Embassy, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region IV-A, and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office IV-A entered into a new partnership that will enable poor communities to restore and protect forests in the Upper Marikina River Basin Protected Landscape (UMRBPL) and Kaliwa Watershed Forest Reserve (KWFR) in Rizal and Quezon provinces.  Read more »

  • US Navy Ship Rescues Filipino Mariners

    Manila, July 20, 2015 — The Impeccable-class ocean surveillance ship USNS Impeccable (T-AGOS-23) rescued 11 fishermen while in route to Subic Bay July 19. Impeccable sailors spotted personnel on a partially submerged ship and noted debris in the water. The Impeccable Master immediately deemed assistance was required and began preparations to deploy their rigid hull inflatable boat (RHIB) to rescue the personnel.   Read more »

  • Armed Forces of the Philippines and US Marine Corps Kick-Off this Year’s Second Aviation Assault Support Exercise

    Manila, July 16, 2015 —1st Marine Air Wing, 3rd Marine Division and Philippine Marine Corps Battalion Landing Team 1 kicked-off this year’s second iteration of Aviation Assault Support Exercise (AASE) Monday, a three-week exercise designed to expand and promote cooperative training opportunities with the Armed Forces of the Philippines to enhance core skill proficiency and to increase operational readiness in ground and air operations.  Read more »

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Worldwide Caution
 
The Department of State has updated the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness. This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated January 9, 2014.
  
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