Visa Information and Applications
Note: U.S. passport holders who are of Syrian origin, along with
their wives and children, do not require a visa to Syria - proof
of their Syrian nationality and marriage certificate is required
at the border entry point. If they chose to obtain a visa, they
can do so free of charge at the embassy of Syria in Washington
D.C. or at one of our honorary consulates.
We also strongly advise all travelers to Syria to check with their
airline carriers prior to their trip regarding any required
1- Passports must be submitted
by mail or hand delivered to
the Embassy or one of
our Honorary Consulates Texas, or Michigan with two
copies of the
visa application form.
Please attach a photo to the
application form. (If sending to one of our honorary
consulates, we advise that you call and inform them of your
submission in advance.)
2- Visas are valid for three months from the date
3- When sending your visa request by mail please include
a self-addressed stamped return envelope (FedEx or Express
mail). Applications should
be sent by Certified or Express Mail. Applicants who desire to
apply for the visa in person are required to contact the
consular section for a prescheduled appointment. The Consular
Section will not accept applications submitted in person without
a prior appointment.
4- Passports must be valid for six months on submission.
5- Visa fee must be paid by money order to "Embassy of
6- Visa fees
may vary by citizenship:
Visa fees are as follows:
American Citizens: $131(either one, two or multiple
entries ) payable to "Embassy of Syria".
Non-US Citizens : Please contact the Syrian Embassy at
(202) 232-6313 ext# for more
In order to apply for a
journalist visa to Syria , please contact the
Media Office at
202-232-6313 x129) and provide us with the following information:
Purpose of your trip
of your travel
Please note that if hand delivering any components of
visa application, the Embassy is open from
AM to 3:15 PM Monday through Friday.
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