Effective immediately, the requirements for renewing a visa by mail have changed. Only applicants who are renewing one of the following visas AND meet each of the requirements will be eligible to renew a visa by mail.
|Temporary Visitor for Business & Pleasure (B1/B2)||Your previous visa was issued for a period of 10 years.|
|Treaty Traders /Treaty Investor (E1/E2)||Your company is enrolled in the Green Program and you are renewing a full-validity five-year visa|
|Specialty Occupation or Temporary Worker (H)||You are returning to the same employer as your previous visa.|
|Intracompany Transferee (L)||You are returning to the same company as your previous visa.|
For a complete list of the qualifications to renew a visa by mail, please visit this online site.
Note: When you schedule an appointment online, you will answer a series of questions to determine your eligibility to apply for a visa by mail, please read the questions carefully and answer each question correctly. If you do not qualify for mail-in visa application but choose this option, it can cause a significant delay in the application process.