Domestic A/G/NATO Visa Application

On Saturday, April 29, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. (Washington, DC time), CEAC will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance. Users will not be able to access any of the CEAC forms including DS-160, DS-260; pay fees; or check status. Maintenance is expected to be completed by 9 p.m. but might be extended beyond this time. Thank you for your understanding.


Welcome to the Consular Electronic Application Center Instructions Page. This online A/G/NATO Visa Application can be completed to initiate the application process.

What you need:
  1. 128-bit encryption support
  2. JavaScript must be enabled
  3. Internet Explorer version 6.0 and higher, Mozilla Firefox version 2.0 or higher, or Chrome version 16 or higher
Note: The time to download each page may vary depending on the speed of your Internet connection. Please be patient.
Instructions for completing the online A/G/NATO Visa Application:
  1. Enter the information requested into the appropriate spaces on each page. Please answer all questions. Your answers must be in English and must use English characters. Letters like ñ, é, ü, ç are not recognized by the system. Please enter names like Muñoz and Sémonin as Munoz and Semonin.
  2. Review the information you entered for accuracy.
  3. Print the confirmation page.
Notice 22 C.F.R.6 41.103 requires an applicant to sign and submit his or her own nonimmigrant visa application unless otherwise exempt. Although the applicant may receive assistance from a third party in preparing the application, the applicant is required to click the “Sign and Submit” button at the end of the application. The applicant's failure to sign the application may result in a termination of the application.