OFC AppointmentOffsite Facilitation Center (OFC) visa appointment is the one you need to take attend prior to main visa interview. You need to submit photo and give finger prints at a location other than US Embassy . And the 2nd Visa Interview appointment will bee with US Embassy. You must schedule for OFC visa appointment atlease one day prior to Visa Interview with US Consulate.
OFC appointment is only for first time Visa applicants. Most of the F1 Visa applicants are first time applicants. So, they will need OFC visa date.
OFC dates can be booked though http://ustraveldocs.com/ website.
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1) Attend OFC appointment and give finger prints
2) Attend Main Visa Interview with US Embassy.
You must reserve OFC appointment atleast one day prior to main Visa Interview.
Documents required for OFC AppointmentTo schedule your OFC appointment you need have the following information and documents available:
2) Visa application fee(MVR fee) Receipt.
3) DS-160 confirmation page.
4) Visa appointment confirmation page.
4) Students may need to carry I20(Better to carry), and H1B worked must carry i-797 form.
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OFC Operation Hours and OFC LocationsMonday through Friday – 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday – 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
|Mumbai||Bandra East, Mumbai - 400051||Trade Center, Gr. Floor, G Block,
|Chennai||Teynampet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu – 600018||No 3, Cenotaph Road|
|Hyderabad||Begumpet, Secunderabad – 500003||1-A-384/385, Gowra Grand, S.P.Road|
|Kolkata||Kolkata – 700017||Jasmine Tower, 31, Shakespeare Sarani (1st Floor)|
|New Delhi||Nehru Place, New Delhi – 110019||S - 1 American Plaza, (Hotel Eros Managed by Hilton),
International Trade Tower