US Embassy Praia

Learn all there is about the U.S. Embassy in Praia, including:

  • Who to contact in the US Embassy Praia regarding visa issues
  • How and where in Praia to get your medical exam
  • Everything you need to know about your visa appointment interview at the U.S. Embassy Praia.

For general information on getting a visa to the United States, check out our other helpful immigration guides:

US Embassy Praia Contact Information

The main address of the US Embassy Praia

Below is the address and general contact information for the U.S. Embassy Praia.

Address

Rua Abilio Macedo 6, Praia, Cabo Verde

Phone

+238 2608900

Are you looking for U.S. Embassy Praia contact information? Each individual U.S. consulate or embassy can have many, many phone numbers, email addresses, and other contact information. The information you need will depend on your specific situation.

Read below to find out how to contact the right person at the Praia U.S. Embassy.

For questions relating to Immigrant Visas (IVs):

If you are seeking to live in the United States permanently, then you are applying for an immigrant visa. To contact US Embassy Praia for questions relating to an immigrant visa, use the contact information below.

For questions relating to Nonimmigrant Visas (NIVs):

If you are seeking to live in the United States on a temporary basis, then you should be applying for a nonimmigrant visa (NIV). To contact U.S. Embassy Praia for questions relating to nonimmigrant visa applications, use the information below:

For questions relating to Fiance Visas:

If you live in Cabo Verde and are engage to be married to a U.S. citizen, you may be interested in getting a fiance visa. To ask questions relating to fiance visas, contact someone at the Praia US Embassy by using the following email address:

For questions relating to Diversity Visas:

If are a national of Cabo Verde, and have entered the U.S. diversity visa lottery, you can direct your questions to the US Embassy Praia by using the following email address:

US Embassy Praia Immigration Medical Exam

To get an immigrant visa through the Praia US Embassy , you will need to get an immigration medical exam before your visa interview appointment. Learn more about when and where to get a medical exam, how to schedule one, what to bring to the exam, and what to do afterwards.

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How and Where To Get Your Immigration Medical Exam

If your visa interview appointment is in Praia, only a designated panel physician in Cabo Verde can perform your medical exam.

Below is a list of designated panel physicians in Praia.

Dr. José de Fátima Semedo da Rosa

Delegacia de Saúde , Praia Santiago

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Dr. Francisco Barbosa Amado

Rua Abílio Macedo, Praia, Santiago, Cabo Verde T

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Dra. Alicia Teresa Fontes Pereira S. Wahnon

Urgemed Lda., Avenida Dr. Baltazar Lopes da Silva, Fonte Meio, Mindelo, São Vicente

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Dr. José Manuel Monteiro d’Aguiar

Delegacia de Saúde, Mindelo, São Vicente

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What to bring to the medical exam

  • Your visa interview appointment letter
  • Passport
  • 4 recent photographs
  • Copy of immunization records
  • DS-260 confirmation pages

US Embassy Praia Visa Appointment

Here you can learn everything you need to know regarding your immigrant visa appointment at the Praia US Embassy . Find out where to go and what to bring, along with instructions on cancelling or rescheduling your Praia US Embassy appointment.

What to Bring to Your Immigrant Visa Interview Appointment at the US Embassy Praia

  • Your interview letter from National Visa Center (NVC)
  • Your passport (unexpired, and valid for six months beyond your date of intended entry to U.S.)
  • Two (2) color photographs of each person applying for a visa (5 cm x 5 cm, or 2 inch x 2 inch).
  • DS-260 Confirmation Page
  • Original and copy of civil documents, including your birth certificate, and if applicable, your marriage certificate (if applicable), divorce decress, and death certificates.
  • Medical examination results in sealed envelope
  • Original and certified copies of birth certificates for all children of main applicant, even if the child is not immigrating to U.S.
  • I-864 Affidavit of Support and supporting documents (if your application is based on family relationship)
  • Proof of U.S. Petitioner’s legal status and domicile in the United States (if your application is based on family relationship)
  • Evidence of relationship between petitioner and visa applicant (if your application is based on family relationship)
  • Original police certificates
  • A letter from your U.S. employer dated less than one month ago.
  • Original and copy of criminal and court records, if you have been arrested
  • Original and copy of adoption documents
  • The original marriage certificate of the petitioner and your biological parent, and a photocopy along with divorce records for any previous marriages of either parent.

Where to Go for Immigrant Visa Interview in Praia

On your visa appointment date, arrive at the Praia US Embassy address:

Rua Abilio Macedo 6, Praia, Cabo Verde

Sending documents to the U.S. Embassy - Praia

Sometimes, a consular or embassy official will ask for additional information or documents from you, either before or after the visa appointment. The Praia U.S. Embassy instructs you to send documents in the following ways:

Rescheduling or Cancelling Your Immigrant Visa Appointment at the Praia U.S. Embassy

If you need to reschedule or cancel your immigrant visa interview, here are your options.

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