The U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur has cancelled consular appointments from March 17, 2020, onward. We will resume routine services as soon as possible, but are unable to provide a specific date at this time. If you are a U.S. citizen with an urgent need for service, please contact us at KLACS@state.gov, but please know that we are extraordinarily limited in what we can provide. More information on COVID-19 in Malaysia can be found here.
Urgent Information for U.S. Citizen Applicants regarding Novel Coronavirus:
Any individuals with pending consular appointments who (1) were physically present within the People’s Republic of China within the last 14 days, (2) are experiencing flu-like symptoms, or (3) believe they have may have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, are strongly encouraged to postpone their appointments by at least 14 days. There is no fee to change an appointment. For questions about rescheduling a pending consular appointment, please send an email to KLACS@state.gov for specific guidance. Information concerning rescheduling a pending consular appointment is also available at https://evisaforms.state.gov/acs/default.asp?postcode=KLL&appcode=1.
For U.S. Citizens with Non-Citizen Family Members, please see the below Restrictions which affect Non-U.S. Citizens:
Entry of foreign nationals who were present in the People’s Republic of China, not including the Special Autonomous Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, or the Islamic Republic of Iran, within 14 days prior to their arrival at the port of entry in the United States is suspended, per Presidential Proclamation. If you reside in, have traveled recently to, or intend to travel to China or Iran prior to your planned trip to the United States, we recommend you postpone your visa interview appointment until 14 days subsequent to your departure from the subject country(ies).” These restrictions are waived for Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs) and certain family members of U.S. citizens or LPRs. For additional information, please see the Presidential Proclamation.