The World Bank Group assists staff and their dependents with applications for G4 visas outside the U.S.
o Unmarried children up to 21 years of age, whether by blood or adoption, who reside regularly in the household of the principal staff member and are not members of another household (e.g. married)
o Children up to 23 years of age, if enrolled full time as students at a post-secondary school
o Children over 21 years of age, if disabled
o Children between 23-26 years of age, actively receiving a benefit from sponsoring organization
State Department will no longer issue new G1/G4 dependent visas/renewals abroad or in the United States for dependent children who do not meet these criteria. Since all unmarried World Bank Group sons and daughters are eligible to receive medical and dental coverage until age 26, the changes in regulations will impact only those dependents aged 26 and over.
Action by Staff
Complete F00039 World Bank Group Overseas G4 Visa Request (RNGO) at least seven business days prior to the scheduled visit to the U.S. Embassy/Consulate overseas.
In the form, state the date on which you will visit the U.S. Consulate for the visa.
Note: For staff currently based in country office, an approved trip request or a signed letter from Manager should be attached to this request, to enable HR Operations to proceed.
The United States federal government operates border preclearance facilities at a number of ports and airports in foreign territory. For more details, click here.
Submit the form to Write to HR.
If you have an F1 visa, submit the following documents with F00039:
Action by HR
Send an e-fax, copying the staff member, to the relevant consulate.
Action by Staff
Check the U.S. State Department website for embassy or consulate procedures specific to where the G4/G1 visa will be applied for and for approximate processing times.
The G4 visa is a 'non-immigrant' visa. If you do not find specific instructions on the U.S. State Department website for employees of international organizations, it is recommended you follow the instructions for diplomats and government officials.
These procedures change frequently and are not monitored by HR. Refer to the U.S. Department of State website for approximate visa wait times.
Carry the following documents for your appointment at the U.S. Consulate: