Who to contact

There are three departments that certify visas. We explain which department you should contact.

Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) 

Contact this department if your qualifying crime

  • Was reported to MPD, or
  • Was or is being investigated by MPD, or
  • Involves human trafficking

Get MPD contact information

See a full list of qualifying crimes

Minneapolis City Attorney's Office

Contact this department if your qualifying crime is

  • Misdemeanoror gross misdemeanor domestic assault, or
  • Gross misdemeaner stalking, or
  • Midemeanor or gross misdemeanor witness tampering

Get City Attorney's Office contact information

See a full list of qualifying crimes

 

Minneapolis Civil Rights Department

Contact this department if your qualifying crime

  • Involves descrimination

Get Civil Rights Department contact information

See a full list of qualifying criimes

 

Contact us

Giovanni Veliz

Commander
Special Crimes Investigations

Minneapolis Police Department

Office phone

612-673-5437

Cell phone

612-695-0217

Address

Public Service Building
Attn: U and T Visa Certification
505 Fourth Ave. S., Suite 832
Minneapolis, MN 55415

 

Andrew Hawkins

Department of Civil Rights

Address

612-673-3012

Address

City Hall
Attn: U Visa Certification
350 Fifth St. S., Room 239
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Jennifer Saunders

City Attorney's Office

Phone

612-673-2701

Address

City Hall
Attn: U Visa Certification
350 Fifth St. S., Room 210
Minneapolis, MN 55415