• US Visa Appointment

    To attend US Visa Interview, you need have US Visa Appointment. This article explains US Visa appointment booking procedure. Usually US Visa appointments will have high demand, so it is better to book the Visa appointment 2 or 3 months prior to the travel.

    US Visa Appointment Procedure

    Typically US Visa appointment booking involves three steps.

    1) Filling DS-160 ( Visa Application form)
    2) Paying Visa fee
    3) Booking US Visa appointment/Date.

    Visa appointments will be issues first come first serve basis.

    You need two Visa appointments -
    1) OFC Appointment (Finger print + Photo) >>>
    2) Actual Visa Interview appointment.Book OFC Appointment atleast 1 day prior to actual visa appointment.

    Here is the video tutorial explaining complete steps in booking visa appointment. Please view this video in 720p HD Quality.

    US Visa Appointment Step 1: DS - 160

    You need to submit the DS-160 form on the below website and get the confirmation to book the US Visa appointment.
    DS-160 for can be found here: https://ceac.state.gov/genniv/

    DS 160 ask you for personal information, School Information, Your work, Criminal background and some other miscellaneous things.

    After filling and submitting the DS-160 form you will get a conformation page with the DS-160 conformation number which you use to book Visa Appointment.

    US Visa appointment Step 2: Paying Visa Fee

    Paying visa fee can be though USTRAVELDOCS.com website. The videos over here clearly show you visa payment procedure. To know more about US Visa fee payment information visit >>

    There are 4 ways to pay US Visa Appointment fee.

    National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT)
    Mobile Payments IMPS
    Cash Over the Counter at DRUK Bank
    Cash Over the Counter (AXIS Bank and Citibank)

    US Visa appointment Step 3: Booking Visa Slot and OFC Appointment

    To book visa appointment you need to create a profile on the www.usvisatraveldocs.com website.
    After creating profile you need to enter the visa information.
    Next pages ask you for Passport details like issued date, expiry date, passport number, physical address etc.
    Now you can see the visa payment options.
    After paying the visa fee you can book US Visa appointment and OFC appointment.

    Emergency US Visa Appointment

    To request Emergency US Visa Appointment you need to meet one of these conditions. These are types of priority appointments. You can get these appointments within one ore two days.

    1) Medical Emergency - To obtain emergency care. or to accompany a immeidate family member or relative in case of medical emergency.
    2) Funeral/Death - to attend the funeral of or make arrangements for repatriating the body of an immediate family member
    3) Business - Urgent Business Travel to United States.

    You need to present sufficient proof for the above conditions to book US Visa appointment.
    Comments 14 Comments
    1. sampath160's Avatar
      sampath160 -
      Hi i have a doubt regarding schdueling of the visa interview.
      In the booking page when we are giving our residential address (say Andhra pradesh)automatically hyderabad is coming as our interview address.what if i want to choose chennai as my interview address..please help me..
    1. devyani's Avatar
      devyani -
      I have same doubt.I am from north india but want to give VI in chennai.How to book for chennai location ? please help
    1. devyani's Avatar
      devyani -
      Is HDFC bank fees no longer valid for new process?I have already paid fees in hdfc bank
    1. Pras8101's Avatar
      Pras8101 -
      Quote Originally Posted by sampath160 View Post
      Hi i have a doubt regarding schdueling of the visa interview.
      In the booking page when we are giving our residential address (say Andhra pradesh)automatically hyderabad is coming as our interview address.what if i want to choose chennai as my interview address..please help me..
      Hi sampath,

      Even I have the same doubt.I have already filled ds-160 with chennai as location and Im resident of hyderabad.when we select state of residence as AP it is deirectly selecting hyderbad as interview location.my question is how did u choose the chennai location keeping state of residence as AP.or we can select tamilnadu as state of residence nd proceed.will there be any problem or issue?
      Please help on this as Im trying to scheduling the interview next week

      Regards,
      prashanth.
    1. Pras8101's Avatar
      Pras8101 -
      Quote Originally Posted by devyani View Post
      I have same doubt.I am from north india but want to give VI in chennai.How to book for chennai location ? please help
      Hi Devani,

      Me too facing the same issue.Could you please let mw know how did u proceed?

      Thanks.

      Regards,
      prashanth
    1. devyani's Avatar
      devyani -
      Quote Originally Posted by Pras8101 View Post
      Hi Devani,

      Me too facing the same issue.Could you please let mw know how did u proceed?

      Thanks.

      Regards,
      prashanth

      Hi Prashanth,

      While scheduling the date we can change the location.There is an option "select consulate" and that option comes while scheduling the date only ,after entering the visa fees bar code code.

      Thanks and Regards,
      Devyani
    1. saba_rish9's Avatar
      saba_rish9 -
      Hey,

      I have a doubt. Is there anything like I-20 verification form? My friend says we need to fill the I20 verification form prior to the interview and we got to pay some amount for the same.
    1. Monday's Avatar
      Monday -
      I am a undergraduate but have attended vocation school that was sponsor by the United Nations for three years while I got certificate of Proficiency. And I am anticipating getting degree in computer science. Can you help me with some interview tips as regards to the F1 visa interview?
    1. Unregistered's Avatar
      Unregistered -
      when do we need to pay sevis fee before visa
    1. Unregistered's Avatar
      Unregistered -
      Is there any option of checking slots availability with out registration?
    1. asdf's Avatar
      asdf -
      Hii
    1. Unregistered's Avatar
      Unregistered -
      I want to know about J1 visa? What is the process?
    1. ridhima1005's Avatar
      ridhima1005 -
      site to apply for visa?
    1. Unregistered's Avatar
      Unregistered -
      If I get I20 in march for the fall (August) of that year, could i apply for Visa in march (5 month before the starting of the college) (Under how many days could I apply for visa before the starting of college classes?)
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