Temporary Employment

To work in the United States temporarily as a lawful nonimmigrant, temporary workers must qualify for the available visa category based on the planned employment purpose. The steps in the process before applying for a visa vary. Review the employment groupings and categories.

Please visit our Global Support Strategy (GSS) website for complete information on applying for a nonimmigrant U.S. visa, including a directory of nonimmigrant visa categories.

To contact a customer service representative, please visit the GSS Contact Us page for full information or use contact information below:

Nonimmigrant Visa Inquires:


Note: A login is required to use the online system via the website. Call center hours are 8:00 am – 6:00 pm local time each day. Interviews can only be scheduled or rescheduled via the online system or through the call center.

Call Center: If calling from Cote d’Ivoire: (+225) 20-20-41-41. If calling from U.S.: +1-703-520-6208.

Skype: If you want to contact a service representative during normal business hours, add the new Skype contact to your account, ustraveldocs-ivorycoast@ustraveldocs.com.

Email: To contact a service representative by email: support-ivorycoast@ustraveldocs.com