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Immigrant Visas

Important Notices

  • "Abandon Permanent Resident Status Schedule Change”

    Effective immediately, submissions of abandonment of legal permanent residency (LPR) will only be held on the first and third Thursday of every month from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm (except holidays). LPR abandonments will only be held at these times. (Posted on 2015/12/30, IV)  

  • New Procedures for Passport and Visa Delivery

    Before your visa interview please register at to select a delivery address for your passport's delivery. If your visa application is approved, your passport and visa will be delivered to the pick-up location you selected. There are no extra fees associated with this service. (Posted 2015/12/30, IV) 

Information on Domestic Violence and Legal Rights for Marriage-Based Visa Applicants

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) developed a pamphlet for visa applicants who are foreign fiancé(e)s and spouses of citizens and lawful permanent residents of the United States. The pamphlet is available on the Department of State’s website in 15 languages, including Chinese. Click here to view the pamphlet: (Posted on 2016/01/28, IV)


Applicants can call us for assistance with the visa application process. Call center representatives will be available Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (local time) at 07010801575 (in Taiwan) or (+886) 7010801575 (outside Taiwan), and in the U.S. (Eastern Standard Time) at (+1) 703-665-7348.  Please note that the representatives answering calls to the U.S. number will speak English.  The call center is closed on weekends and holidays observed by AIT. 

Applicants can also contact us by e-mail at:

(Posted: 2015/12/30, IV)

Access to the AIT Immigrant Visa Unit is limited to the following:

  • Applicants;
  • Immigrant visa petitioners;
  • Parents or legal guardians of applicants;
  • Aides of disabled applicants

(Posted on 2015/12/30, IV)

Taipei Newsletter

  • Diversity Visa - Fraud Warning
    Diversity Visa - Fraud Warning

    The Diversity Visa Lottery Program is administered directly from the Kentucky Consular Center (KCC) in Williamsburg, Kentucky.  Other organizations using similar names have no connection to the KCC.  There is no fee charged by the KCC for sending an entry to the Diversity lottery program.  Click here for more details.