H1B Visa Interview Appointment

Begining 26 September, 2012 all US visa appointment will be done by Stanley(www.ustraveldocs.com/in). This new systems will also allow to make the visa fee payment online directly via website.

Stanley is a third-party organization that manages the administrative function of the visa application process. A prior appointment is a must to appear for the interview. It offers both online as well as offline appointment scheduling facility. Check the wait time at each US consulate in India before you make an appointment.

Use Online Appointment System at the Stanley Website to set up an appointment with the US embassy or consulate where you will be applying for your H1 visa.

Setting up a visa appointment

  • Visa interview appointment is required for those planning to obtain an H1B visa to USA.
  • You can take a visa interview appointment online at US Visa appointment system.
  • Do not wait until the last minute to book your interview — you may not get your preferred date and time.
  • Before setting up appointment, determine which US consulate you need to apply to.
  • See the list of US Consulates in India.
  • Check earliest available interview date.
  • Check the visa wait times at a specific US consulate.

Documents required to schedule Visitor Visa Interview Appointment

  • Passport valid for atleast 6 months beyond the intended period of stay
  • Visa application fee payment receipt
  • DS-160 Form confirmation page
  • E-mail address

Emergency appointments

Emergency appointments can be granted on a limited basis for medical or humanitarian basis emergencies only. Emergency appointment is for a real emergencies only. If it is found that you misrepresented the reasons for travel, such facts will be noted on your case file and it may have adverse affect on your visa interview.

See more about US Visa Emergency Appointment

Move visa appointment to a later date

You can move your appointment to a later date only once. To move your appointment to later date a second time, first cancel your current appointment and then book a new appointment.

Move appointment to an earlier date

To move your appointment to an earlier date, cancel your current appointment and then book a new appointment.

Cancel an appointment

  • You can cancel your visa interview appointment up to two business days before your appointment unless your interview appointment is scheduled at the US Consulate in Mumbai. If your appointment is at the US Consulate in Mumbai, you can cancel your appointment up to four business days before the appointment.
  • In order to cancel the appointment, log into your profile at the Stanley website and click on "Cancel Appointment" link on the menu. Once you confirm, the appointment will be cancelled and you can take another appointment.
  • There is no fee for cancelling an appointment.
  • You will not get a refund if you cancel your appointment

Unable to attend US H1B Visa interview at the Embassy / Consulate

Please see the No-Show for H1B Visa Interview for detail.

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