USATRAVELDOCS.COM - New US Visa Processing System for India
The United States Embassy in India today announced it is implementing a new visa processing system throughout India that will further standardize procedures and will simplify fee payment and appointment scheduling through a new website at www.ustraveldocs.com/in .
http://www.ustraveldocs.com/in is beginning from September 26, 2012. All U.S. visa applicants will be able to pay application fees via Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) or with their mobile phones. They can also pay in cash at more than 1,800 Axis bank branches.
Important Notice: One important change is that under new system, applicants will have to make two appointments. Prior to their visa interviews, applicants will have to visit an Offsite Facilitation Center (OFC) to submit their fingerprints and a photo. Located apart from the Embassy and Consulates in Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Mumbai.
Highlights of USATRAVELDOCS
By Using http://www.ustraveldocs.com/in
, within one hour of payment, applicants will receive an SMS message letting them know that their receipt has been activated, and they can proceed with scheduling their appointments.
Visa application fees will remain the same worldwide.
New visa processing system that will streamline appointment scheduling, simplify fee payments, and provide new delivery options.
Applicants can also contact US embassy via telephone, email, or online chat. Call center agents can answer questions in Hindi, English, Punjabi, Gujarati, Tamil, and Telugu. There are no fees for calling the call center.
Appointments can be scheduled through new website or by calling the call center. The new global appointment scheduling system will offer group and expedited appointments.
New US Travel Docs website gives information about -
How to apply for your nonimmigrant visa for travel to the United States
What documents, photos and information you need to apply for your visa
How to access visa application forms and instructions
How to pay your visa application fee
Schedule your interview at a U.S. Embassy or Consulate General
Find important information about U.S. Embassies and Consulates General