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Ask the Consul

"Ask the Consul" is a collection of responses prepared by the Consular Section that covers a variety of subjects of interest to U.S. citizens and to citizens of other countries who want to visit or live in the United States.  If you have a general consular question, please send it to us by e-mail.  Questions may be submitted in English, Ukrainian, or Russian; answers will be posted in English and Ukrainian. 

Important Note: We DO NOT respond to any personal questions sent to "Ask the Consul," nor do we discuss specifics of individual visa cases.  If you have questions regarding a personal visa matter, please see the list of our e-mail accounts below in order to direct your question to the appropriate channel: 

For specific inquiries regarding a non-immigrant visa application or to schedule a non-immigrant visa appointment, please contact our Call Center: 044-383-80-66 . If calling from the United States, please call (703) 988-71-07.  Or please contact kyivniv@state.gov

To schedule an immigrant visa appointment, please contact our Call Center: 044-383-80-66. If calling from the United States, please call (703) 988-71-07 .

For specific inquiries regarding an immigrant or fiancé(e) visa application, please contact kyiviv@state.gov

For specific inquiries on the adoption of Ukrainian orphans by U.S. citizens, please contact kyivadoptions@state.gov.

To inquire about the services we provide for U.S. citizens, please contact kyivacs@state.gov