US Embassy forced to cancel non-immigrant visa interviews today

The US Embassy is advising that it cannot conduct any interviews related to Non-Immigrant Visa applications today as a result of a disruption in services.

The embassy made the announcement on its social media accounts on Thursday.

It said: "There is currently a worldwide disruption of our consular systems. As a result we are unable to work on NIV applications and must cancel interviews today. Affected applicants will be contacted via email ASAP."

The embassy has apologised to applicants for the inconvenience.