Albania

Afghanistan

Albania

Diplomatic and official visas 

Classified Visa And Passport Services

ALBANIA

(Tirana)

ALL ASSIGNMENT VISA APPLICATIONS WILL BE SUBMITTED THROUGH Special  Issuance Agency -SIA – per Embassy 05/09ALL ASSIGNMENT VISA APPLICATIONS WILL BE SUBMITTED THROUGH Special  Issuance Agency -SIA – per Embassy 05/09/2017/2017

Visa Requirements

WARNING: Incorrect passport biographical information may cause denial of entry or departure.

Authorization
(for DOS personnel):

DS-1640 – preferred (See HR Technician),
TM Cable – possible (must know diplomatic title & functional title), or
Authorizing Memo for TDY

Visa Application Requirements:

 

Applications: 

One (1) signed original application –  PDF
Preferred typed (not required)

Photos: 

Three (3) 2″ x 2″ photos.  Do not bend photos.

Other Special Requirements:

  • Will only accept applications within 30 days of departure
  • Passport must be signed
  • Title required
  • PCS – Must include name of person being replaced at Post

 

  • Applying separately?  EFMs applying separately must include the following:  1.) application as instructed above; 2.) copies of the sponsor’s:  orders listing EFMs, passport data page and visa.

Non-U.S. Citizens:

Submit the U.S. visa or a copy of Permanent Resident Card (Green Card).  Based on reciprocity, fees may apply.  Fees incurred in obtaining Official or Diplomatic visas for official travel are reimbursable on travel vouchers in accordance with Federal Travel Regulations §301-12.1 and 14 FAM 560.

Processing Time: 

5 – 7 business days (minimum)

  • Submissions:  Add two (2) days if using ESC.  If mailing, add five (5) days once received at Dulles.
  • If submitting less than two weeks, see Hand Carry Visa Request.

Completed Application Includes:

  • Passport (signed) – remove all protective covers
  • Visa application, photos, and supplemental documents, if applicable
  • PCS/TDY InfoGuide
  • Authorization
    • PCS – TM cable or DS-1640 – either authorization must include post of assignment, diplomatic title and all Eligible Family Members
    • TDY – Memo from Executive Office PCS/TDY InfoGuide
  • Case specific documents as indicated in the PCS/TDY InfoGuide

Submission:

See PCS/TDY InfoGuide for SIA hours & locations (Add two (2) days if submitting at ESC. If mailing, add five (5) days once received at Dulles.)

Helpful Info:

 

Apply for Passport / Visa
at Same Time:

No – passport must be signed before requesting visa.

Minimum Passport Validity
for Visa Issuance:

Six (6) months, required by most countries

Visa Type / Validity:

PCS – Visa valid for 90 days – multiple entry
TDY – No visa required for stays up to 90 days – for Diplomatic and Official passports

Passport Data Page:

Retain a copy for yourself

No visa required up to 90 days for Diplomatic and Official Passports





Minimum processing time: 5-7 business days

Get in touch

1300 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W.: Room C1-7: Washington, D.C. 20523: Tel. 202.842.8617 / 8618: Fax 202.842.8619: info@classifiedvps.com

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