Visa - H1 and H4 Experiences

Successful H1b Visa Stamping Experience In KL Malaysia

Posted by: sathya On 07 Aug 2013

Hi Everybody,

Been to H1& H4 visa stamping in KL,Malaysia on August 2nd 2013 (Last friday) Everything went smooth...and Got Visa stamped for 3 yrs :-)

Appointment time :7:40am on Friday
Reached Consulate by :6:40am as there is lot of traffic in KL between 6:00 and 7:00 in the morning (There was already 8 members queue outside the gate)

After finger prints we were called for interview. Must say they were running late ..approximately we were called for interview @ the counter around 9:00am

VO: Good Morning..passports pl.
Hubby: Very GM (and passed 2 passports)

VO: I see only 2 passports here with me. (After seeing my 2 gals inside the cabin long with us)
Hubby: Yes my gals are US citizens.

VO: Ok.
VO: Saw the picture of my hubby in the passport and said "u look so different man.." n smiled

VO asked me :
VO: Is this the same person u got married to ?
Me: "Yes" and smiled.

VO: Why r u guys here in Malaysia?
Hubby: Answered.

VO: Since when?
Hubby: Answered.

VO: Can i see ur previous VISA's as u've been to US before?
Hubby: Sure ! (and handed over his previous passports.)

VO: How long u've been in USA?
Hubby : Answered.

VO: Have u overstayed?
Hubby: Answered.

VO: Why was ur H1b extension denied?
Hubby: Answered.

VO: How long are u planning to stay in USA?
Hubby: Answered.

All this while he was typing something and writing something on a post-it.

VO: Whats ur highest degree?
Hubby: Answered

VO: Can i see ur graduation certificate ?
Hubby: Sure (passed his Engg degree certificate)

Again he was staring @ the computer for 2 mins.

VO: Can i see ur marriage certificate?
Hubby: Sure (Passed it)

Again he was staring @ his computer for a while...and even we were staring @ him ;)

Then Finally after 2 mins he said....
VO: Ok ...Your VISA's are approved.
We : Thank u.

VO: How do u want to collect ur passports?
Hubby: Pick up.

VO: Great..! Good Day !
We: Thanks and Good Day.

and collected all the certificates he passed to us and left the place.
Today after 3 days we got our passports with VISA stamped.

Friends, believe me i was going thru all these forums before going to stamping (since 2 months), could not get good info abt the experience's in KL,Malaysia..all i could get were some real scary experience's back in 2003-2006. No recent experience's. i even posted in forums..but no response...! We were very tensed...but thought lets face it...left everything on GOD and went ahead for stamping...and we got it.

Needless to say as u all know...just be confident,looks like these guys in KL are real cool.
if the case is genuine u will get it.
Relax , trust in god and go get it...Good Luck !!!

Hope my info helps.


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H1 B Visa Experience In Malaysia

Posted by: Guest On 01 Aug 2013

Hi ,
Can you please share,did anyone go to h1b visa stamping in Malaysia.
My application also got approved and may be next month planning to go to interview.


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Anyone Got H1b Visa Stamping In Kaula Lumpur Malaysia

Posted by: sath123 On 27 Jul 2013


Did anyone go for H1b Visa (2013-2014) stamping in KL,Malaysia ?
If so it would be of great help to know ur experiences/questions/process, importantly VISA approval rate etc.
I searched hard in many forums but cud'nt find any.
I am going for H1 and H4 stamping this week.Little tensed.

Help is greatly appreaciated.


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Error In DS 160 After Interview

Posted by: ks On 23 Jul 2013

My wife went for H4 category Visa (Dependent Visa) interview on May 13th 2013 & since then it’s been in admin processing (More than 11 weeks without any update w) ).

After the interview is done i came to know that i have filed a wrong infromation in DS-160 (Instead of answering “YES” for a question which talks about any refusal of visa in past, I answered “NO”, which is wrong, as my wife did got rejected previously for H3 visa.).

Does this cause delay in Admin processing????
Shall i apply for new one?
is here any specials thing which we need to take care while filing a new visa for same category?

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Visa Approved

Posted by: Guest On 23 Jul 2013

Interview appointment date : 17th July @10: am. We reached at 8:00 am (too early), actual interview happened at 8:15 am.

VO (to my daughter) : Whats your name?
VO : How old are you?
VO : Is that your sister?
VO: Whats her name?
VO (to me) : Which company do you work for?
VO : Whats your annual salary?
VO : How long with current company?
VO : Whats your experience prior to you visiting US?
VO : When did you last entered US?
VO Paused for few mins and then
VO : Your visas are approved

Got the passport in hand the very next day (surprised!)

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H1 And H4 Visa At Delhi Consulate

Posted by: UNKNOWN On 19 Jul 2013

Today me and my husband got our visa approved,and the interview was not short but certainly sweet.

my husband-Namaste Sir!
VO-Apna passport dijiye
we handed over our passport
VO-You working withxxxx
my husband-No,I will be working for it.
VO-Where u will be working in us
my husband-xxxx city
VO-What will be ur responsibilities there.
my husband-he answered
VO-Will u be working for a client or direct
my husband-i'll be working directly for my company
VO-how did u get recruit for the job
my husband-I was interviewed in person in India itself.
VO-how many employees are working for the company.
my husband-####
VO-how many years have u been married(to me)
me-1.5 years
VO-was it ur love marriage or arranged
me -love marriage
VO-wow!!!!how many people attended ur marriage
VO-can i see ur wedding album
me-i showed my album
VO-could u recognize these people
me-this is my mother in law,and these are his(my huband's)friends
VO-can u name them(to my husband)
my husband-my husband named all his friends in the picture
VO-(pointing towards my sister in law)who is she(to me)
me i answered
VO-he again asked the same question to my husband
my husband-he answered

Then the golden words with a big smile on his face"AAPKA VISA MANZOOR KIYA JATA HAI"

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Need Help H1 And H4 Visa Interview Together

Posted by: Guest On 17 Jul 2013

My company scheduled visa interview for me (H1) and for my dependents (h4) together. As there is no option to select separate visa interview language for dependents, they selected "English" as a interview language. But my wife doesn't speak English.

Can someone help on how to proceed with this case

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H1b Visa

Posted by: Ritu On 29 Jun 2013


Thanks to all the experiences posted by many people I got more confidence when I went for my interview.

I got my h1b visa approved last week.

Process was :
Entered got a token and waited.
Once token number was called went in and stood in line.
Got my papers checked and then was sent to hallway to wait for the interview.

During the interview :
All standard questions were asked around job, why am going, my salary, my family, my previous us trips.

Points to note :
Dress well - formal preferred
Be confident and polite
Have all your papers ready and sorted so that its easy to take them out
Make sure you have all your originals you never know what can be asked
Have an excellent understanding of your job and role


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Posted by: tomsamuel On 25 Jun 2013

I will be having my H1B visa interview in coming month.When I applied for the same,I was working in a company,but now I switched my job 2 months back.So if anyone has any idea,in the interview,when i'll be asked about my current company,what should I tell them.Should I take name of my previous company(where I was working while filling the petition) or should I tell them that I have changed my company.

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H4 Intervew For My Wife In Chennai Consulate

Posted by: Shashi Rao On 18 Jun 2013

H4 Interview scheduled at Chennai consulate on 17th July 2013. She submitted my passport copy and I797. VO asked only two questions how long you had been married? and which company your spouse works?. She had all documents handy but VO did not asked for any document. Finally he said "some documents are missing and it will resolve soon" and they did not issued any 221 slips and VO did not returned her passport.
Not sure what docs are missing? she had all docs but not sure why VO did not asked?
Is that mean Visa is approved? or any slips will be issued later over mail or email for asking us to submit any docs? Visa status is showing as "under Administrative process"

Please share if anyone had same experiance.

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