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June 17th 2021:
All over 18s in UK to be offered vaccine as of Friday 18th June.
Please book your appointment ASAP. The US is still on the UK list of Amber Countries. The US Embassy in London and the US Consulate in Belfast have resumed some visa processing - but not J1 visas yet. We expect these to resume in the coming weeks and also to have more news on the travel ban on people from the UK, Ireland and Schengen countries.
We will update this information as soon as we can.

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We still don't have concrete information from the US Embassy as to when they will reopen for visa interviews. We were all hoping this would have happened by now - and we feel ...

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By now, we were all hoping that US embassies would have re-opened and travel to the USA would have re-started.

While the UK Government put the USA on its Amber list on May 17th (which means travel ...

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On the 17th May, the UK government started allowing some international travel under the new "traffic light" system.

The USA is presently designated as an Amber ...

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On the 7th May 2021 the UK Government announced countries that would be placed in it's new "traffic light" system for travel. The United States has been placed in ...

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On May 4th 2021, the US Embassy in London and the US Consulate in Belfast resumed appointments for immigrant visas. The J1 visa is a nonimmigrant visa, ...

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We're all waiting for news as to when visa interviews can start again!

While restrictions in the UK have been relaxed, and travel for work is now allowed, the US Embassy is still ...

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In the UK, the relaxation of some COVID related restrictions is to be welcomed - but we all need to continue to make sure we maintain social distancing and stick to the guidelines!

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Update from the US Embassy Consular team via Twitter: 01 Feb 2021

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