How can I check my US visa appointment date in India?

If you have not yet been able to schedule a visa appointment, please keep checking our website,, for availability.

How long is the wait for a US visa interview?

On average, waiting times for an appointment are around two to three weeks – under normal conditions.

What is the deadline to reschedule US visa appointment?

Please note that the closing time for appointments is 48 hours. If you cannot attend the rescheduled appointment, please cancel or reschedule your appointment at least three working days prior to your appointment date. Otherwise, you will need to wait until the appointment date has passed to reschedule a new one.

How long is US visa fee valid?

one year
Your visa application fee is non-refundable and you cannot transfer it to another person. You will receive a receipt after paying the application fee. This receipt is valid for one year from the date of payment and allows you to schedule your interview at the U.S. Embassy.

When to schedule a Category 1 visa interview?

When NVC or KCC notifies you that your appointment is scheduled, download your interview instructions online. Schedule a Category 1 appointment to have your photograph and fingerprints captured at a Visa Application Center before coming to your visa interview. You are not required to schedule a separate visa interview appointment.

Where can I schedule a visa interview in India?

If your visa interview appointment was scheduled by the National Visa Center (NVC) or the Kentucky Consular Center (KCC): The majority of immigrant and diversity visa applicants in India have their interview appointment scheduled by NVC or KCC.

How long does it take to get an appointment for a visa interview?

The approximate wait time for a visa interview appointment at a U.S. Embassy or Consulate will depend upon available personnel and total number of visa applications. This can alter on a weekly basis. All applicants are requested to keep checking the website for available slots.

When to apply for an I-20 visa for India?

Prior to your visa interview, please review your I-20 program start date. Students beginning a new program with a program start date on or after August 1 may travel to the United States up to 30 days prior to the program start date and do not need a national interest exception.