Foreign nationals who are currently in the US and are maintaining their non-immigrant status may revalidate a previous visa of the same classification in their passport. However, the DOS will now only revalidate diplomatic and official visas.
Diplomats, ambassadors, NATO personnel, consular officers and their immediate family members
Diplomatic and official visas (A, G, and NATO) will continue to be processed in Washington and at the US. Mission to the United Nations in New York. The Diplomatic Liaison/Visa Revalidation Division of the Visa Office accepts certain applications for revalidation of A and NATO visas for foreign military personnel stationed in the United States
After many years of service, the Revalidation Division discontinued its domestic revalidation service for E, H, I, L, O, and P visas. Section 303 of the Enhanced Border Security and Visa Entry Reform Act requires the Department of State to collect a biometric identifier (fingerprint) from all non-diplomatic visa applicants. It is not feasible for the Department of State to collect the biometrics identifiers.