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  • Changes to the Visa Services Website

    Changes to the Visa Services Website

    There have been many changes to the process of applying for a visa recently. Please see the new and improved Visa Services section of our website for more information.

  • American English Website

    American English Website

    The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs launches the new interactive website, American English, a resource for teaching and learning about American English launguage and culture.

  • Download App

    Download American English App

    An ultra-fast, all-in-one app for your mobile phone. Improve your English: read e-books for learners, listen to audiobooks, explore American songs, and play a language game

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Important Announcement

  • Due to a consular systems upgrade, consular operations at the U.S. Consulate General Nuevo Laredo will be closed to the public on Friday, October 9.   If you already have an appointment scheduled for this date, you will be contacted by the Consulate to reschedule.  For any emergency travel, please contact us directly at 867-714-0512 extension 3128 (American Citizen Services) or 3159 (Visas).  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

    Debido a una actualización de los sistemas consulares, las operaciones consulares del Consulado General en Nuevo Laredo permanecerán cerradas al público el viernes 9 octubre. Si usted ya tiene una cita programada para esa fecha, el Consulado se comunicará con usted para programar una nueva cita. Los ciudadanos estadounidenses que requieren viajes de emergencia deben llamar al 867-714-0512 extensión 3128 (Servicios a Ciudadanos Americanos) o 3159 (Visas). Nos disculpamos por cualquier inconveniente que esto pueda causar.

GIST Network

  • the newest pillar of the Global Innovation through Science and Technology program managed by the Bureau of Oceans and International Environment and Scientific Affairs

Model UN

  • Model UN helps youth around the world understand the collaborative process of the UN as well as gain the confidence and tools that very well may lead them to be leaders in their own countries.