Second Secretary of the U.S. Embassy in Azerbaijan, Consul General Eric Morin said at a press conference that starting from December 27 the U.S. Embassy in Azerbaijan is conducting new, improved visa application and appointment scheduling procedures.
He presented the new website www.usvisa-info.com for obtaining a visa online, and noted that before an interview appointment, applicants must pay a fee, which can be made either by credit card, or at a defined bank in Azerbaijan. If making cash payment, the applicant must pay 128 manat, whilst with a credit card payment the fee will be $160.
According to Azerbaijani sources from December 27, applicants wishing to get an interview appointment should complete the DS-160 application form online.
This new appointment system will replace all previous systems for scheduling visa appointments and will apply to all visa applicants.
Note that interviews will be held from January 3, 2013. Limited visa services for emergency travel will be available.