If your previous supervisor was U.S. military or an employee of the U.S. Department of Defense and you are having trouble locating them, the United States Government can possibly help, although it is not guaranteed.
Under the Supervisor Locator program, we will try to locate your previous supervisor and contact them for you. Please download, complete, and submit Form DS-158 to the Department of State’s National Visa Center (NVC). The NVC will forward your information to the Supervisor Locator, who will then reach out to the relevant USG agencies, including DoD and Veteran’s Affairs, to seek contact information.
Please be sure to fill out the DS-158 as thoroughly as possible to ensure that we have a stronger chance to locate your supervisor. In particular:
This information may be crucial to locating your previous supervisor.
If you require any assistance with completing this form please call the NVC at (603) 334-0828 (customer service representatives are available Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 9:00pm Eastern Time) or send an e-mail to IraqSIVApplication@state.gov if the applicant is an Iraqi National or AfghanSIVApplication@state.gov if the applicant is an Afghan National.
When you have completed the DS-158 form, scan and e-mail the form to IraqSIVApplication@state.gov if the applicant is an Iraqi National or AfghanSIVApplication@state.gov if the applicant is an Afghan National. Please place DOD Supervisor Locator in the subject line of your e-mail.