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Visiting Scientists
Visa Application

The first step on your journey to the NIH is to apply for a visa. Please refer to our “Before Arrival” Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for information on visas and the application process. It is important that you do *not* make travel arrangements until you have received your visa.

Click here to continue on your journey and learn what to expect upon entry to the U.S.

For details regarding your specific visa classification, click here.​

DIS Info 
Office Hours:
8:30am - 5:00pm
Check-In Hours:
9:00am Mondays
Walk-in Hours:
1:30pm - 3:30pm Mon-Thurs
Badge Clearance:
9:00am - 11:00am
Tuesday & Thursday