Journalist Visa

A Journalist Visa is issued to American and foreign journalists who visit Yemen for temporary news coverage.

Checklist of documents required for application:


-  Applicants should provide a letterhead from their affiliated news agency (Mailed, faxed or emailed) which includes the purpose and duration of the journalist visiting Yemen in order for them to receive visa notification which is issued by the Ministry of Information in the Republic of Yemen. The minimum processing time is usually two weeks.

-  Applicants should provide detailed traveling itinerary.

-  Applicants should provide a list of all electronic equipments to be used during the visit.

- Applicants should provide a health certificate (Medical Record or doctor's letter confirming the absence of any contagious diseases).

-  Money order for applicable visa fees payable to “The Embassy of Yemen”.


Schedule of Fees:
35$ fee for a Single entry Visa; valid of three months
30$ fee for expediting the visa process; one week

-  Applicants should provide an original passport which is valid for at least 6 months from the date of the application and with a blank visa page.

- Applicants should provide two recently-taken passport photos attached to the application form.

-  Submit application to:-


Press Attaché
2319 Wyoming Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20008

Or schedule an appointment with a media officer to apply in person in the Chancery.

How to contact us?
Embassy of Yemen,
Press Attaché
2319 Wyoming Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20008

Press Attaché
Mohammed Albasha, MA

Tel: (202) 965-4760 Ext: 331



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