US Immigration Office in Tegucigalpa to Close

USCIS in Honduras is ClosingThe U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Office in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, is closing on June 20, 2013.

USCIS will close its field office in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on Thursday, June 20, 2013. The USCIS Field Office in San Salvador, El Salvador, will assume Tegucigalpa’s former jurisdiction (Costa Rica, Honduras, and Nicaragua), and the U.S. Department of State (DOS) Embassy in Tegucigalpa will assume responsibility for certain requests.

Beginning on June 21st, individuals who reside in Costa Rica, Honduras, and Nicaragua must follow the instructions posted on the  USCIS website.

General Information

The Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (DHS-USCIS) Tegucigalpa Field Office has jurisdiction over immigration matters in Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica.  The DHS-USCIS Tegucigalpa Field Office is located at the U.S. Embassy on Avenida La Paz, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

The DHS-USCIS office is open to the public Monday through Thursday from 9:00 to 11:00 am by appointment only.  All appointments can be made online at the InfoPass website.

The DHS-USCIS Tegucigalpa Field Office is closed on weekends and on American and Honduran holidays.

The US Immigration Office in Tegucigalpa receives public inquiries via email at  Public phone calls will be received Monday-Friday between 1:30 and 3:30 pm at the number (504) 2238-5114, extension 4500.

Important Security Announcement

Please do not bring mobile phones or any electronic devices, such as Blackberries, iPods, or PDAs to the US Immigration Office in Tegucigalpa, as they are not allowed within the building.  We also strongly advise that you do not bring strollers, large bags, such as backpacks, suitcases or packages to the interview as there are not storage facilities on the grounds of our facilities.

Applicants who do not follow these instructions will experience considerable delays at the US Immigration Office in Tegucigalpa checkpoint.

Announcement from the US Government

Please note that only the USCIS Office within the Embassy will close; the U.S. Embassy is not closing.

FROM: US Embassy in Honduras

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