U.S. consulates in Canada are facing an influx of visa applications by Canada-based applicants this summer and as a result are extremely limited in their ability to accept visa renewal cases submitted by third-country nationals during the high-demand months of June, July and August.

Although some appointments from third-country nationals are being accepted, the U.S. consular posts in Canada are encouraging these foreign nationals to seek visa renewal appointments elsewhere, such as in their home countries. This applies to nationals of countries other than the U.S. or Canada who are seeking to renew their visas to the U.S. from within Canada.

More appointments are available during the off-peak processing months of October and November, and January through May.

In emergency cases, applicants can request to schedule an interview in Canada by visiting http://www.embassy-worldwide.com/embassy/consulate-general-of-united-states-in-montreal-canada/

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