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Renew Your Visa by Mail
  • The applicant is renewing a full validity visa
  • Applicant has not been refused a visa after the expiration of a previously issued visa
  • The previous visa was issued on or after June 27, 2007
  • The previous visa is still valid, or expired within the past 12 months
  • The applicant is applying in the same visa category and at the same issuing Embassy/Consulate
  • The applicant is applying in his/her country of residence
  • The previous visa is still in the applicant’s possession
  • The applicant is returning to the same institution or workplace as was indicated in the previous visa application (except B visas)
  • The Applicant has never been arrested or convicted of a crime, deported from the United States, or denied entry to the United States 
  • All sections of the DS-160 online application have been answered completely and accurately
  • Applicants who meet ALL of the conditions above may apply for a renewal by mail by s ubmitting an online application through and then bringing the following to their local Aramex location to be mailed to the Embassy Their current passport, and any prior passports with U.S. visas in them. A receipt from CIB documenting payment of the visafee passport,
  • A printed confirmation from your online visa application,
  • One passport-sized photograph

Students and exchange visitors must include proof of payment of the SEVIS fee along with their form I-20/I-20M/DS-2019.