Artboard 1 Notice: Venezuela


Please contact the GC Visa office if you have any questions.


Consulate information


1099 30th Street NW, Washington, DC 20007

Consular hours: Mon to Fri  9 am – 1 pm

Phone: (202) 627-1444 Website

Important Facts

  • NO VISA ISSUANCE. Due to the situation in the country, the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington DC is not issuing any visas to any foreign traveler.
  • COVID-19 REGULATIONS (Subject to change). Travelers entering or transiting through Venezuela must have a negative Covid-19 PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival. They must register online before departure at Casa Lab for a Health Pass and must obtain an airport entry authorization before disembarking.
  • APPLY IN PERSON. Applicant MUST present documents in person at the consular office.
  • Passport must have at least six (6) months validity beyond completion of a trip and at least two (2) blank visa pages.
  • NO VISA REQUIRED for nationals of Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Jamaica, Japan, Korea (Rep.) Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Portugal, Russian Fed., Spain, South Africa, Switzerland, Trinidad & Tobago, UK, Uruguay, and other countries, to enter as a tourist and stay up to 90 days. Must have a valid passport.
  • For more information and questions contact the GC Visa office.


Visa Application Requirements US NON-US
Valid passport
Completed and signed application form
The application must be typewritten. Not handwritten.
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.
Copy of valid passport's vital information page
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.
Letter of support (Business visa only)
The GC Visa office will provide
Proof of valid legal residency in the US (copy only)
Be ready to show the original when applying in person.
Proof of leasing contract and/or property ownership

Forms and Links

Application Form

Processing Time

Processing time
15 business days

Fee per Visa

Payment Method: Money Order,

Type of VisaFee per VisaType of entryTerm of visa
US Nationals
60.00Multiple12 months
US Nationals
30.00Multiple12 months
Non-US Nationals
60.00Multiple6 months

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: June 15, 2022