Consulate information


1607 23rd Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008

Phone: (202) 332-4829 Website

Important Facts

  • COVID-19 REGULATIONS (Subject to change). Covid-19 entry regulations have been lifted.
  • CONSULAR JURISDICTION: The Romanian Embassy in Washington DC has consular jurisdiction and only receives requests from some US States. Consular Jurisdiction.
  • APPLY IN PERSON. All applicants are required to apply and pick up the visa in person. To arrange transport, please contact the GC Visa office.
  • Passport must have six (6) months validity beyond the completion of a trip and two (2) blank visa pages.
  • NO VISA REQUIRED for nationals of Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Finland, France, Germany, Mauritius, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Singapore, Trinidad & Tobago, USA, UK, Venezuela, and some other countries for a maximum stay of 90 days.
  • NO VISA is required for any nationals with a valid stay permit in an EU country or Schengen visa.
  • For more information and questions contact the GC Visa office.
Visa Application Requirements NON-US
Valid passport
Complete online application
Passport size photos - two (2) photos
White background and should be free of shadows, photo is clear and in color, glasses not allowed. Applicant is directly facing camera w/ a neutral expression, eyes are clearly visible.
Invitation letter (Business visa only)
Letter of employment
Recent bank statement
Copy of flight itinerary
A round trip travel airline ticket with traveler's name.
Copy of hotel reservation/Evidence of address while staying in the country.
Letter of support (Business visa only)
The GC Visa office will provide
Travel health insurance

Forms and Links

On line application

Processing Time

Processing timeService type
15 business daysRegular

Fee per Visa

Payment Method: Credit Card, Money Order,

Type of VisaFee per VisaType of entryTerm of visa
Tourist/Business (Short-stay)69.00Single/Double/MultipleUp to 90 days
Tourist/Business (Long-stay)139.00Single/Double/Multiple180 days

Additional Notes

  • Allow (2) two extra days for GC Visa Office to process your application.
  • For Long Term/Work Visa and Children under 18, Contact GC Visa Office.
  • Please note that Embassies/Country Representative Offices change the requirements on a regular basis without notifying us.
  • There is a GC surcharge for our services.

Last updated: November 16, 2022