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Immigrant Visa Services

General Information

The consular section of the U. S. Embassy in Skopje provides immigrant visa services for eligible residents of Kosovo seeking visas for permanent residence in the United States.  It also serves U.S. citizens who are adopting children from these regions.

Effective August 15, 2011, petitioners residing overseas will no longer be able to routinely file Forms I-130, Petitions for Alien Relative, with U.S. Embassies and Consulates except in locations where U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has a public counter presence within the Embassy or Consulate. ... Click here for more information.

Please contact the Consular Section at consularskopje@state.gov or at ++ 389 2 310 2000 between 14:00 and 16:30 for further information.

Immigrant visas are for persons who plan to live, work or study and remain permanently in the United States.  In most immigrant visa cases, an underlying petition must be approved by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or the Embassy in Skopje. Please click here for complete information on immigrating to the United States found on the website of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.