US Embassy Reacts To Wait As Lengthy As 500 Days For Visa Appointments
Folks planning to go to the US are in for a impolite shock as they should wait until 2024 to get a customer visa. Bibarud checked the web site of US State Division and located that the typical ready time was about one-and-a-half years, which implies these planning to use now will get an appointment for March-April 2024. The web site exhibits that common look forward to a visa appointment within the US consulate at New Delhi is 522 days for customer visas and 471 days for pupil visas.
If the situation is modified to Mumbai, the typical wait time for a US visa appointment is 517 days for a customer visa and 10 days for a pupil visa, in line with the web site. The ready time for all different non-immigrant visas is 198 days in Delhi and 72 days in Mumbai.
In case of Chennai, the ready time for customer visa is 557 days for customer visa and 185 days for all different non-immigrant visas. These making use of from Hyderabad should look forward to 518 days, to get a customer visa, in line with State Division web site.
“The estimated wait time to obtain an interview appointment at a US Embassy or Consulate can change weekly and is predicated on precise incoming workload and staffing. These are estimates solely and don’t assure the supply of an appointment,” the visa web page on the web site mentioned.
Reacting to the experiences about delays, the US embassy mentioned that the Division of State is dedicated to facilitating professional journey to the US for each immigrant and non-immigrant travellers. “The US authorities is taking steps to scale back wait occasions and backlogs by actively addressing consular staffing gaps created by the pandemic, together with by onboarding and coaching new workers. The Division of State has doubled consular hiring of US officers this fiscal 12 months over final 12 months, and newly educated workers are making their approach to abroad consular adjudicator positions, together with in India,” the embassy spokesperson mentioned in an announcement.