Latest Update: 5/18/2021 1:30 PST
✔️ RapidVisa's online services are open and fully operational.
✔️ RapidVisa's phones & chats are open and fully operational.
We have taken steps to ensure we can serve our customers through these unprecedented events. As of now, we stand fully ready to serve our customers via phone, chat, and through our application portal.
🕒 We ask for extra patience during longer than usual wait times for phones and chats.
Walk-Ins Temporarily Closed
All physical locations for RapidVisa are currently closed for appointments and walk-ins in an effort to be proactive in preventing the spread of the virus to our communities. We thank you for your patience and understanding and we apologize for any inconvenience it may cause.
💬 All of our services can be done online or over the phone so there is no reason you need to come to an office.
✔️USCIS is still receiving and processing paperwork. Check back for more updates.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has resumed non-emergency in-person services at its field and asylum offices. Note that field and asylum offices do not allow walk-ins — you must have an appointment to enter.
See the USCIS field offices page for the most recent updates.
✔️ USCIS offers flexibility in submitting required signatures during COVID-19 national emergency.
USCIS is accepting all benefit forms and documents with reproduced original signatures.
See USCIS's full order for more details.
✔️ USCIS expends flexibility for responding to USCIS requests.
Any response to an RFE, N-14, NOID, NOIR, NOIT, filing date requirement for Form N-336 and Form I-290B received within 60 calendar days after the response due date set in the request or notice will be considered by USCIS before any action is taken. This flexibility applies to the above documents if the issuance date listed on the request, notice, or decision is between March 1 and June 30, 2021.
✔️ USCIS expands flexibility for delays in extension/change of status filings.
USCIS reminds petitioners and applicants that it can consider delays caused by COVID-19 pandemic when deciding whether to excuse delays in filing documents based on extraordinary circumstances.
USCIS Response to COVID-19 (All things coronavirus/USCIS related)
✔️ COVID-19 reopening information by country.
To find out what immigrant and nonimmigrant visa services are currently available at the U.S. embassy/consulate near you, head over to our Covid-19 Lockdown/Reopening Information by Country page.
Coronavirus Travel Status (Flights)
Countries currently restricted from traveling to the US include:
- Czech Republic
- South Africa
- United Kingdom & Ireland
U.S. citizens, legal permanent residents, and certain family members who have been in one of the countries listed above in the past 14 days will be permitted to enter the United States.
Coronavirus Tips & Guidance
- World Health Organization (WHO)
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Latest Updates: Coronavirus and Immigration