Accompanying persons

The following persons may accompany a visa applicant to their interview:

  • Special Needs Visitors: Applicants may bring ONE person to help if they are elderly or disabled.
  • Minors under 16 years of age without a custodial parent must be accompanied by a legal guardian appointed under a signed and notarized power of attorney issued by the petitioner.
  • If the petitioner for your immigrant visa is currently in Uzbekistan, please bring them to your appointment. While their attendance is not required, it can be helpful in verifying your relationship to the petitioner.

To notify the Embassy that one of the above persons will attend your visa interview with you, please email All persons entering the embassy must bring their passport. Please see our Contact Us webpage for more information.