US Embassy In India Will Now Have Special Saturday Visa Interviews To Expedite US Visa Process

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by Shreya Ghosh 46

Getting our hands on a US visa is always quite difficult. With all the strenuous steps to follow and waiting for a long time, the processing time gets delayed most of the time. If you are also one of the many who are planning to apply for a US visa, don’t worry as there are some great new initiatives that will make the processing time from the beginning to the end easier, faster, and smoother. Read all the points till the last to know all about it.

New Initiative To Decrease Processing Time For First-Time US Visa Applicants In India

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The United States embassy has introduced a brand new initiative in India that will help visa applicants to complete the entire process in lesser time than usual. US Embassy is now conducting special interviews on Saturday. This is an in-person interview setup and there are properly appointed staff to take care of the processing time. The great news for those people who already had US visas before is that they do not need to attend these in-person interviews anymore.

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The initiative also lets these applicants follow the application process remotely itself. This will surely be easier, more convenient, and save a lot of time as well.

Mumbai Consulate To Have More Working Hours From Now On

To expedite the processing time and finish the process faster than before, the consulate in Mumbai will be focusing on working for more than their usual working hours on weekdays. They took this decision to help more and more applicants in Mumbai and assist them with their appointments.

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The new initiative by the US embassy will surely be of massive help to most applicants. According to a report by the Times of India, these applicants will be able to utilise the most from the newest initiative of the embassy in India.

  • B-1 business visa
  • B-2 tourist visa
  • H-1B visa
  • H and L category visa
  • Students applying for this
  • Airline crew members
  • Shipping company crew members

Share this great news with those people who are also planning to apply for their US visas very soon.

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