Saturday, June 20, 2015

For those going for Visa Stamping - Note that as from Friday all US Consular system is down!

If you are planning to go visa stamping or obtain a visa at any US Consulate around the world. Please note that the system is completely down and it seems there will be no visa issued at any US embassy or consulate until further notice.  Please call us at 510 742 5887, before you leave for visa stamping.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department said Friday it has been forced to suspend the issuance of U.S. passports and visas at its overseas diplomatic missions due to a glitch that has hit one of its computer databases.
In a statement posted to its travel.state.gov website, the department said a hardware failure in its Consular Consolidated Database glitch has left overseas embassies and consulates unable to print visas, regular passports and other travel documents. This means that people who submitted online applications for passports and visas on or after June 9 will likely experience delays in processing, it said.
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