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Posts on U.S. visas and travel to the United States.

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Got a visa question? Join our webchat, March 25th!

Do you have a question about U.S. Immigrant or Nonimmigrant Visas? Are you a student or summer worker?  Maybe you’re planning ahead to travel to the U.S. for the summer holidays? Join us on Wednesday, March 25th 12-1pm (GMT) to ask a Consular Officer and let us help you prepare! Remember, for privacy reasons, we…


Monthly Feature! – February’s Most Popular Question!

This month the focus is on the DS-160 application form and the most popular question is… “I’ve made a mistake/I need to change the information on my DS-160 form – What do I do?”   If you have not transmitted the form or, if you transmitted it, you saved the form before doing so, you…

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Checking CEAC!

If you are applying for a visa and you have completed the form DS-160 or DS-260, you can check the status of your application online at by entering the DS-160 or DS-260 barcode & interview location. We understand that it can be confusing for applicants, but check our website for an explanation of the…

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Ask a Consular officer, it’s time for a webchat!

Do you have a question about U.S. Immigrant or Nonimmigrant Visas? Planning ahead to travel to the U.S. for the summer holidays? Not sure what visa you need? Are you a student, going to study in the U.S.? Thinking about immigrating, but not sure about the document requirements? Then join us on Wednesday, February 25th…

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If Love is in the Air…

Join the Bureau of Consular Affairs for a google+hangout when they discuss visa requirements for bringing a spouse or fiancé to live in the United States.  They will be talking to a newlywed about her experience of the visa process, a Bureau expert on fiancé visas and a U.K-based immigration attorney who helps fiancé’s navigate…

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Expedited visa interview appointments

“I have a visa appointment but I would like an earlier one.  How can I request an earlier appointment?” Well, there are different procedures depending on whether you are applying for an Immigrant or Nonimmigrant Visa!  We do advise that applicants should not make final, non-refundable travel plans until their application has been completed and…


Alphabet Soup!

Just a few of the different types of Nonimmigrant Visas issued by us during 2014.  Thinking of traveling to the U.S?  Make sure you pick the right visa for your plans.  See our website for further info – You can check out Ambassador Barzun’s video as well!

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Thinking About Working in the United States?

In 2014, Embassy London issued over 36,000 employment based Nonimmigrant Visas.  There are several different types of employment based visas available, make sure you select the right visa for your intended activity in the U.S. Check our website: for information about the different types available.