2nd Chance For Cancelled H1B Visa Due To Covid: US Consulate General in Mumbai Reopens


Rohit Kulkarni

Rohit Kulkarni

Jun 17, 2024


The routine visa appointments for all categories has been resumed by the US Consulate General in Mumbai. These were put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

2nd Chance For Cancelled H1B Visa Due To Covid: US Consulate General in Mumbai Reopens

Efforts to Expedite Visa Processing and Address Backlogs at US Consulate General Mumbai

With the prime goal of reducing the delays in the visa processing for those individuals who intent to travel to the US, the change includes scheduling new appointments and the acceptance of 221(g) submissions.

As per the Immigrant Visa Unit at the US Consulate General Mumbai, all those applicants who got their appointments cancelled during the pandemic have been given the instructions to reschedule.

With the motive to address these backlog of applications, these are intended to assist those whose travel plans were disrupted.

In addition to the above, the 221(g) submissions for all visa categories are now being accepted by the Consulate. In order to ensure a smoother visa approval process, this process allows the applicants to submit any additional documents required for their visa applications.

Immigrant Visa Sponsorship and Application Process in the United States

Those who are seeking immigrant visas, the process of the same involves being sponsored by either a US citizen or lawful permanent resident or by a prospective US employer with an approved petition from USCIS.

Once the petition is approved by USCIS and pre-processing with the National Visa Center (NVC) is complete, the instructions followed by further guidance can be seeked by the NVC and the Consulate’s website. 

Those who are selected in the Diversity Visa Lottery, shall also be provided instructions by the Kentucky Consular Center (KCC).


Rohit Kulkarni
Rohit Kulkarni
  • 987 Posts

Subscribe Now!

Get latest news and views related to startups, tech and business

You Might Also Like

Business
Dec. 8, 2022

Beat The Burden Of Medical Inflation With A Health Insurance

As disease rates rise and medical technology develops, treatment costs climb. It’s essential to understand that medical costs are not exclusively associated with hospitals. The cost of prescription drugs, diagnostic procedures, ambulance and operating room fees, consultations with doctors, and other costs are also constantly increasing. All of them could put a big strain on […]

Business
Dec. 8, 2022

3 Biggest Changes Of iOS 16.2 Update That Every iPhone User Should Know!

In its latest update Apple said that it is preparing for the iOS 16.2 update for iPhones across the world. Notably, like the previous release, there are a couple of changes coming for the iPhones.  iOS 16.2 Update Release Date So far, Apple has not announced a release date for iOS 16.2 update. Reportedly, the […]

Business
Dec. 8, 2022

300 Microsoft Employees Create Employee Union, First Time Ever: This Is How Microsoft Reacted

Around 300 workers at Microsoft Corp.’s ZeniMax Studios have commenced the process of forming a union which is said to be the first at the software giant in the US.  Here, Microsoft Corp.’s ZeniMax Studios known for popular video games including Skyrim and Fallout. Forming Union In Microsoft Corp Moreover, the quality assurance employees at […]

Business
Dec. 7, 2022

India Beats China In Air Travel Safety: Ranking Jumps From 102 To 48 In Global Aviation Safety

India’s air safety protocols and executions have improved drastically over the years, as validated by the findings of a specialized agency of the United Nations, the International Civil Aviation Organization or ICAO. The UN watchdog has upgraded India’s ranking in terms of aviation safety to the 48th position, jumping past the rankings of countries like […]

Recent Posts

Related Videos

   

Subscribe Now!

Get latest news and views related to startups, tech and business

who's online