Before traveling to any country, we recommend all the travelers to review the following:

  1. Check/contact us to confirm if you require a Visa to travel.
  2. You must have a valid Passport with more than six (6) months validity and at least two (2) blank visa pages.
  3. Check the travel warnings and alerts from the US State Department.
  4. Check the vaccination requirements from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – GC employees, please contact Pam Ingram-Clay, at 301-680-6704, for more information.
  5. Prior to any international travels, US citizens must enroll and enter their travel information into the US State Department’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)  for assistance in an emergency.
  6. Notify your credit card company prior to your travel to avoid denial of charges. (Not all countries accept credit card).
  7. Carry extra cash for border visa expenses and for everyday expenses.

We offer the following services:

  • US Passport renewals
  • Advice on the new US Passport process.
  • Provide transportation (local staff) to the embassy to renew a non-US passport.
  • Process Visas to most countries in the world. We constantly contact and research for new information, with more than a hundred active embassies; and updates our website with new regulations and visa requirements.
  • Document Authentication/Apostille.
  • Notary service.
  • Passport Photos.

Office Hours

  • Monday thru Thursday, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Visa Office Service Fee

  • $65 – For GC in-house employees.
  • $85  – For External staff/Institutions.