Are H4 visa appointments open?

Are H4 visa appointments open?

Due to COVID-19, US Consulates in India are not open for regular operations yet. Many of the H4 Holders are getting Emergency US Visa Appointments based on H1B & H4 Visa Exemptions from Trump travel ban.

Is U.S. Consulate open in India for H4 visa stamping?

Overall Current Status Summary: US Consulates in India continue to be closed for regular operations as of June 13th, 2022. Their focus now is F1 Students with lot of interview slots for F1 visas. They have started opening B1/B2 renewal slots on a rolling basis with interviews starting from Sep 2022.

How do I book an appointment for H4 visa?

How to Book Your Visa Interview at the Embassy

  1. Step 1: Complete the DS-160 form online! (
  2. Step 2 – Find the embassy nearest to you!
  3. Step 3 – Pay the non-refundable application fee.
  4. Step 4 – Schedule your visa appointment!
  5. Step 5 – Attend Your Visa Interview.
  6. Step 6 – Pick up your passport with visa.

Is US Embassy giving appointments in India?

The United States Embassy and Consulates in India are providing limited routine appointments only at this time. If you have an immediate need to travel, or another urgent circumstance, please email the post that serves you to request an emergency passport appointment.

How long does H-4 processing take?

between 2-9 months
While this is subject to change based on the service center, you can expect H-4 EAD processing time to be between 2-9 months depending on the service center that’s processing the application.

How can I get H-4 EAD fast?

Make EAD expedite request by calling USCIS on 1-800-375-5283 (recommended). The dialing code to speak directly with a Customer Representative is 1-2-6-1-1. They keep changing the options and hence you should keep trying.

How can I get H-4 stamping in India?

H4 Visa Stamping Documents

  1. Current passport as well as old passports.
  2. One photograph (Only for dropbox appointment)
  3. Confirmation page of online submitted Form DS-160 with CEAC bar code.
  4. Visa fees.
  5. Original Interview appointment letter and one copy.

Is H4 eligible for Dropbox?

Family Member not Eligible for Dropbox Example: Primary H1B is eligible for dropbox but dependent H4 is not.

How long is H4 EAD taking?

Can we expedite H4?

Anyone can apply for Expedite request based on certain criteria like severe loss to company or person, urgent humanitarian reasons, US govt. interests, or USCIS error. After applicants submit the request, USCIS evaluates them on case by case basis and approves or denies the same request.