Skip Global Navigation to Main Content
Skip Breadcrumb Navigation

Consular Section Overview

Last update: October 5, 2015


The consular section of the United States Embassy in Bucharest processes applications for non-immigrant visas and approved petitions for immigrant visas, including diversity lottery visas.

The embassy strives to provide excellent customer service to its applicants. Please read our Customer Service Statement to Visa Applicants for more information.

For information about a temporary visit to the United States, click the Non-immigrant Visas link to the left.

For information about immigrating to the United States, click the Immigrant Visas link to the left.

Contact Information

The consular section is located at :

4-6,Dr. Liviu Librescu Blvd;
District 1, Bucharest,
015118 Romania

Non-Immigrant Visas:

0317 800 260 (calls from Romania)

1-703-988-7105 (calls from the United States)

Immigrant Visas and American Citizen Services:

Telephone: (40 21)270 6000
Fax: (40 21)200-3381
(40 21)200-3505
(40 21)200-3578


For Visa Interview Appointments and Visa Information call 03 17 800 260 or visit

Check the location of the U.S. Embassy on Google Maps

Public Transportation Information. Bus lines from Bucharest to the Embassy:

  1. Drumul Matasii lines: 301, 148, 149, 449;
  2. Baneasa Shopping City lines : 131, 335, 605, 261;
  3. Weather Forecast Institute lines: 148, 149, 301, 304, 449, 476, 783;
  4. Aleea Privighetorilor lines: 148, 301;
  5. Baneasa Restaurant lines: 148, 301.

For more information on the Embassy’s working hours and holidays, please select Addresses, Opening Hours or Holidays.

Important Message

You may also find here useful information about Visa Refusals and Questions and Answers about Section 214(b) of INA (PDF File, 418kb). If you have particular concerns, complaints or comments about customer service or a visa issue, please feel free to contact the Consul General at The Consul General reviews all such correspondence and will respond within two to three business days.


While every effort has been made to ensure the quality and accuracy of the visa information contained in this website, all content is subject to change without notice. The Embassy makes no warranty, express or implied concerning the information provided.

Every application for a visa is based on its own merits and there are many additional factors that may influence the processing of individual visa cases. Our website is only able to provide general information regarding visa types and application processes. Visa application instructions clearly state that there is no guarantee that you will be issued a visa for travel to the United States if you should choose to apply.

Travel & Tourism in the U.S.

  • Tourism Badge

Know Your Rights

DV2013 Fraud Warning

  • Youtube logo
    Diversity Visa Scam
    The U.S. Embassy in Bucharest presents a short video warning against the dangers of scams which prey on participants in the Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery program.

Adobe Reader

  • Download Adobe Reader to view .PDF files
    Download Free

    All downloadable documents on this page are provided in PDF format. To view PDFs you must have a copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader. You may download a free version by clicking the link above.