Latest US-India Travel Updates: Good news for students who have received their I-20 documents from their universities and are waiting for the interview process to begin! The US Embassy in India has announced that appointments for F, M, and J visa interviews are now available for booking for students with an I-20 form.
Interviews for these student visa types will begin after August 14, said the US Embassy in its tweet on the official ‘U.S. Embassy India’ Twitter page. “So if you need to arrive at school by mid-Aug, book an appointment now!” tweeted the Embassy.
This announcement comes a few days after the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) urged various countries, including the USA, UK, Canada, Australia, Germany, New Zealand, Poland, and the Czech Republic, to expedite the visa process for Indian students.
Earlier in May, the US Embassy opened the first set of interview slots for students for the dates spanning the month of June and the first half of July. This year, the Embassy plans to issue more student visas; surpassing the previous year’s record of issuing 62,000 visas for students who headed to US universities in the autumn of 2021.
Students seeking F, M, and J visas can visit the official website of the US Embassy in India and book an appointment for student visa interviews scheduled past 14 August.
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