US B1 and B2 Visa Interview Delays: 37 Days in Delhi

US Visa Delays Update in India

US B1 and B2 Visa : The current wait time for securing an interview appointment for a US visa under the B1 and B2 categories, which encompass business and tourism, is 37 days in Delhi, as per official statistics. The US State Department’s website provides estimates for interview appointment wait times at US embassies and consulates.

As of the latest update on November 1, the waiting period for obtaining an interview appointment for a US visa in the B1 and B2 categories is as follows: 37 days in Delhi, 126 days in Kolkata, 322 days in Mumbai, and 511 days in Hyderabad.

US B1 and B2 Visa Updates

Visitor visas are non-immigrant visas designed for individuals seeking temporary entry into the United States for business purposes (B1), tourism (B2), or a combination of both (B1/B2).

On a recent Wednesday, the US Embassy in India announced on X that they had opened more than 250K non-immigrant visa appointments over the weekend.

In November of the previous year, a senior official from the US Embassy mentioned that they anticipated a significant reduction in the waiting period for the issuance of American visas by the summer of 2023, with the number of visa applications expected to reach approximately 1.2M.

Historically, New Delhi has raised concerns with Washington about the lengthy waiting times for US visas.

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