US stated the problems were largely as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic they were aiming to address those problems.

International priest S Jaishankar today said that he flagged some visa related obstacles for Indians to US Assistant of State Antony Blinken in their meeting. Blinken claimed the concerns were largely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He likewise assured Mr Jaishankar that the United States was intending to attend to those problems.

The waiting period for Indians aiming to protect a site visitor visa to the United States has actually risen to 800 days, according to the website of the US State Department. The waiting period is virtually 400 days for student/exchange site visitor visas and other non-immigrant visas.

Indian pupils make up almost 20 percent of all global trainees in the United States, with the Open Doors record in 2021 revealing there were 167,582 trainees from India in the 2020-2021 university year.

The US State Department web site reveals that average wait on a visa visit in the consular office at New Delhi is 833 days for visitor visas as well as 430 days for trainee visas.

If the location is transformed to Mumbai, the ordinary wait time for a United States visa appointment is 848 days for a visitor visa and 430 days for a pupil visa. The waiting time for all other non-immigrant visas is 390 days in Delhi and also 392 days in Mumbai.

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Last Updated: 27 September 2022