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US consulate announces measures to cut down visa wait time for Indians

New Delhi/IBNS: Despite attempts to cut the backlog and amid the appointment waiting period for a United States visa which is still over 500 days in India, the US embassy on Sunday said that Indians who are travelling abroad can get a visa appointment at the consulate of their destination. 

India might soon surpass China in number of US visa issued by 2023

New Delhi: A senior US Embassy official said India is expected to surpass neighbour China in getting the number of US visas by 2023 and will be ranked two in the issuance of visas after Mexico.

US visa wait time for New Delhi 2 years, just 2 days for Beijing

New Delhi/IBNS: While an Indian applicant for a United States visitor visa will have to wait for over two years just for getting an appointment, the timeframe is only two days for countries like China, the US government website showed.

US Embassy in India to host live virtual chat on Sept 29 to address visa wait time concerns

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the long queues and wait times for the United States visa, the US Embassy in India will host a virtual candid chat with the country's Minister Counselor for Consular Affairs, Don Heflin, to address the concerns on Thursday.

US exempts in-person interview for several visa for Indians till December: Report

The United States has waived the physicall interview requirements for many applicants, including students and workers, through December 31 2022, a senior American diplomat has said, media reports said.

US Embassy recommends interested Indian travelers to apply for early visas this summer

New Delhi, Apr 17 (IBNS): The U.S. Embassy in New Delhi on Tuesday said it is recommending travelers across India to apply early for U.S. visas due to heavy demand.