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Procedure to Apply for Travel Document/Form I-131A

Posted June 5, 2017

A lawful permanent resident (LPR) typically requires a valid green card (I-551) or a reentry permit to return to the United States. If the I-551 or re-entry permit is lost, stolen, or destroyed, the LPR can file form 131A (application of travel document) at a United States Citize ...Read More


“Student Visa Day” to be celebrated on June 08, 2017

Posted June 5, 2017

Periodically, consular posts in India celebrate “Student Visa Day”. This year, consular posts in India will celebrate “Student Visa Day” on Thursday, June 08, 2017. Student applicants being interviewed on this day will be treated to a festive atmosphere. Consular staff wi ...Read More


Consular Electronic Application Center (CEAC) Will be Temporarily Unavailable

Posted April 24, 2017

The Consular Electronic Application Center (CEAC) used to access forms DS-160, DS-260, payment of immigrant fees, check status of cases, etc., will be unavailable from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (from 6:30 p.m. on April 29, 2017 to 6:30 a.m. on April 30, 2017 In ...Read More


Document Delivery Center in Bengaluru, India Relocated

Posted April 24, 2017

The Document Delivery Center in Bengaluru, India was recently relocated. The new address is:  Unit No-305, Second Floor, Level -3, Prestige Atrium,  No. 1, Central Street, Bangalore 560 001. If an applicant had scheduled an appointment prior to the relocation of Document Delive ...Read More


Revision in Consular Exchange Rate in India, with effect from April 18, 2017

Posted April 18, 2017

With effect from Tuesday, April 18, 2017, the consular exchange rate has been revised to ₹68 to one US$. This revision in exchange rate will affect the Indian rupee equivalent for all application fees paid on or after April 18, 2017. The revision is applicable across all non ...Read More


Applying for Status as Returning Resident (SB-1) at U.S. Embassy or Consulate in India – Part 1 of 2

Posted April 4, 2017

Background Lawful Permanent Residents (LPR) of the United States are expected to live in the United States. If an LPR intends to spend more than a year outside of the United States, s/he should first obtain a “Re-entry Permit” before departing. If an LPR stays outside of t ...Read More


Change in Criteria for Interview Waiver Program (IWP)

Posted April 4, 2017

Certain non-immigrant U.S. visa applicants who previously held a visa of the same class may qualify to renew their visa under the interview waiver program. One of the criteria for eligible visa categories was that the previous visa should either be still valid or should have expi ...Read More


Relocation of the U.S. Visa Application Centre at Pune, India

Posted March 6, 2017

The U.S. Visa Application Centre for document and/or passport pick-up or drop-off located at Pune has been relocated to 4th Floor, E&F Core, Marvel Edge, Viman Nagar, Pune - 411014. This new facility commenced regular operations on February 27, 2017. Applicants who have selec ...Read More

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Procedure to Apply for Travel Document/Form I-131A

June 5, 2017

A lawful permanent resident (LPR) typically requires a valid green card (I-551) or a reentry permit ...
Read More

“Student Visa Day” to be celebrated on June 08, 2017

June 5, 2017

Periodically, consular posts in India celebrate “Student Visa Day”. This year, consular posts in ...
Read More

Consular Electronic Application Center (CEAC) Will be Temporarily Unavailable

April 24, 2017

The Consular Electronic Application Center (CEAC) used to access forms DS-160, DS-260, payment of im ...
Read More

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