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After the Interview

Next Steps

At the end of your interview, the Consular Officer will tell you about the status of your case.

If your visa is approved: Congratulations! The next steps:

  • You may pick up your passport and visa the following Tuesday or Thursday at 1.30 p.m. at the Embassy.  Remember to bring your pink ticket with you to gain access to the U.S. Embassy.  
  • Visit the Department of Homeland Security site to learn about the inspection process when you arrive at a U.S. port of entry. 
  • Enjoy your visit to the United States.

If you lose your passport or it is stolen or if you have your I-94 form lost or stolen, please visit this site.  

If your visa is not approved: Please follow the links below for more information:

If you are refused and wish to reapply, a new application and payment of fees will be required.


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    U.S. Embassy in Nouakchott, Mauritania
    Street Address:  288, rue 42-100, (rue Abdallaye)
    Mailing Address: BP 222, Nouakchott, Mauritania
    Phone : (222) 4525-2660 or 2663, ext. 4551
    Fax : (222) 4525-1592
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