The San Salvador Field Office has jurisdiction over U.S. immigration benefits activities in El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Honduras and Panama.
We are located at the American Embassy, US AID Building, Colonia Santa Elena (one block from the Holiday Inn.)
The office is open to the public on Mondays and Wednesdays from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM. The office is closed on Salvadoran and American holidays.
For General information, call the phone numbers that are listed below, Monday Tuesday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM.
For Spanish or English
2501-2999 extension 2215.
011-503-2501-2999 extension 2215.
(From outside the country)
(From the US)
Appointments may be scheduled by calling the office Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.
Visas 92 (V92) follow-to join asylum cases are called by the agency to schedule an interview. V92 beneficiaries are the spouses and children of persons who have been granted asylum in the United States (Marriage must occur prior to grating asylum grant and the children must be under 21 and unmarried).
The office is open to the public on Monday and Wednesday from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM. The office is closed on Salvadoran and American holidays.
Information not available.
Fees for applications and petitions are listed on the Forms section of the USCIS website. The fees for all applications and petitions submitted to this office must be paid in U.S. dollars, cash, or credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover) at the Consular Cashier Section in the Embassy.
Immigration forms are available under the Forms section of the USCIS website.
For in-depth information about visas, please check the Visa Services section of the U.S. Department of State website.
U.S. citizens, who reside locally, can file Form I-130 for Immediate Relative Immigrant Petition by visiting the office on Mondays and Wednesdays from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM.
U.S. immigration offices overseas do not accept or process Naturalization applications from U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs) that live overseas. Visit the Citizenship section of the USCIS website.
The San Salvador Field Office does not issue Humanitarian Parole. Individuals must apply for Humanitarian Parole by submitting their applications to:
USCIS Dallas LockboxFor US Postal Service (USPS) Deliveries:
For Express mail and courier deliveries:USCIS
Instructions on how to file an application for Humanitarian Parole are located on Form I-131 or on the Humanitarian Parole Section of the USCIS Website.
The San Salvador Field Office does not issue or extend Re-Entry permits. Instructions on how to obtain or replace a Re-Entry permit are found on the How Do I Get A Travel Document section of the USCIS website.
U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents who are visiting El Salvador and who do not have a valid Alien Registration Card (Green Card) may apply for a Transportation Letter at the San Salvador Field Office.
The following documents will be required: