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27
Sep
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Having problems with the DS-160 form? Watch our video!

If you have experienced difficulties when completing the DS-160 form, watch our helpful video for step-by-step guidance on completing the form.  It’s available here, on the Embassy’s YouTube channel -

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15
Aug
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Are you having problems completing the DS-160 form?

We are aware that applicants are experiencing problems when completing the DS-160. The Department of State is aware of the problem and are working to fix it.  In the meantime, we have been advised that refreshing the page should resolve the error and allow you to continue processing the application.

We strongly recommend that you do not wait until the day before the visa interview to complete the DS-160. Applicants who appear without having completing the form will be asked to reschedule the appointment for another day.  If you are unable to upload a photograph, you may continue without it and bring your photograph with you to the interview.

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15
Aug
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Do you have an interview for an immigrant visa at Embassy London?

Applicants are required to bring to the visa interview the original and one photocopy of all documents furnished in support of their immigrant or fiancé visa application, with the exception of their passport and photographs.    Please click here for further information.

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13
Aug
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Its webchat time! Got a visa question? Ask a Consular Officer!

Do you have a question about U.S. Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Visas?
Are you planning to travel to the U.S. this year?  Not sure if you need a visa?  Are you confused by our new application process?  Then join us on Thursday, August 15th to ask a Consular Officer and let us help you prepare!

Please join our webchat on Thursday, August 15th 12 – 1pm GMT to learn more about U.S. Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Visas!

http://conx.adobeconnect.com/unitedkingdom

If you would like to post your questions ahead of time, please do so on our blog, or on our twitter feed using the hashtag #webchat.  We will answer all questions at the time of the web chat.

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9
Aug
Assistance at the Visa Interview

Do you require assistance at the Visa interview?

If you are disabled and need assistance, you can arrange for someone to accompany you to the visa interview.  You should book the interview for yourself first.  If the person accompanying you will not apply for a visa, you should contact the Embassy via our online contact form – http://london.usembassy.gov/niv/contact_page.html – to provide the full name of the person accompanying you, and the date and time of your interview.

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5
Aug
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Not a British citizen, but want to apply for a U.S. visa in the UK?

You may apply for a visa at the Embassy in London or the Consulate General in Belfast if you are physically present in the United Kingdom.  As with all nonimmigrants, you will be required to establish your eligibility for a visa under Section 214(b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). 

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26
Jul
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How do I get my passport back?

Once you have attended the Embassy and your visa application is approved, your passport will be returned via the courier service, DX.

DX will deliver your document to a regional hub nearest your place of residence, where you can collect the passport by presenting I.D.  This service is included in your MRV fee, there’s no extra charge for the courier!

If you wish to do so, you can select “Home Delivery”, an additional service which will have your passport delivered to your door.  This service is an additional £30 per applicant and can only be selected once you have booked your appointment at the Embassy.  You can select Home Delivery by returning to your applicant profile once you have booked an appointment.  Please note that Home Delivery can only be booked using a credit card.

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26
Jul
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Traveling to the United States in August?

You can now schedule a nonimmigrant visa appointment online at http://usvisa-info.com or through their call center.

Prior to scheduling the appointment you should check the Embassy website: http://london.usembassy.gov/niv/index.html for information about the visa type you require.  You will be required to complete the online nonimmigrant visa application form DS-160.  You’ll need to provide the bar code of the DS-160 before you can pay the MRV application fee and schedule an appointment, so you must fill in the DS-160 form first.

Appointments are available from August 1st, you can begin the booking process today.

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26
Jul
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The new NIV Appointment Booking system is live!

The new NIV appointment booking system is live!  From today, July 26th,  applicants will be required to follow these steps to book an appointment:

1. Check the Embassy website – http://london.usembassy.gov/niv/index.html for the type of visa you require and the documents you’ll need to present.

2. Complete the DS-160 form online

3.  Visit http://usvisa-info.com to pay the MRV fee.

Once you have completed these steps, you can schedule the appointment in one of three ways: online, by phone or by Skype.

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15
Jul

Got a question about our new Information and Appointment System? Join us for a webchat!

On July 26th, we will be transitioning to a new visa information and appointment booking system.  Are you planning to apply for a visa this summer?  Read our FAQs, here, and then join us for a webchat if you have any further questions.  Not sure what type of visa you need?  Join us on Thursday, July 25th to ask a Consular Officer and let us help you prepare!

Please join our webchat on Thursday, July 25th at 12 – 1pm to learn more about U.S. Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Visas!

http://conx.adobeconnect.com/unitedkingdom

If you would like to post your questions ahead of time, please do so on our blog, or on our twitter feed using the hashtag #webchat.  We will answer all questions at the time of the web chat.