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USCIS to Close its Office in Vietnam on March 31

Will Stop Accepting Applications March 25
Release Date: March 08, 2011

March 8, 2011

WASHINGTON - U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced it will permanently close its field office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on March 31, 2011. 

As of March 25, applications and petitions previously accepted by the USCIS Ho Chi Minh City Field Office may be filed with the U.S. Department of State Consular Section there. Where authorized, the Consular Section will assume responsibility for processing certain cases.

General information about the Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City is available online at:, or by calling the Consulate’s automated phone service, 84-8-3520-4200, or via mail correspondence to:

American Consulate General
4 Le Duan Street, District 1
Ho Chi Minh City

The Consular Section will send other applications and petitions to the USCIS Field Office in Bangkok, Thailand.

Individuals may contact the USCIS Bangkok Field Office by telephone, 02-205-5352 (within Thailand) or 011-662-205-5352 (from the United States); fax, 02-255-2917; or e-mail,

The mailing address is:

Regular Mail

Express Mail

c/o American Embassy
Box 12
APO AP 96546


American Embassy, Box 12
120-122 Wireless Road
Bangkok 10330 Thailand


For more information on USCIS and its programs, visit

Last Reviewed/Updated: 05/13/2011