If you can`t find the answer to your question in nvc.state.gov or ceac.state.gov, use the public inquiries form at nvc.state.gov/inquiry. For immigrant visas only, use the public application form at nvc.state.gov/inquiry if you can`t find the answer to your question in nvc.state.gov or ceac.state.gov. CSF`s response times to public inquiries remain long. We ask you to make a subsequent request only if you do not receive a response within the published deadline. Below are the current processing times for the NVC. This page is updated once a week for your convenience. Please read this page to see if you have received a response from the NVC. If you have received a response within the timeframe set out below, please contact us via our public inquiry form. If your application is being processed at the National Visa Centre (NVC), contact the NVC to request the transfer. NVC will refer cases to another IV processing point if the parties submit a written request accompanied by the address in the requested country and proof of eligibility (citizenship/legal residence in the requested country or other documents). This can be provided to nvc.state.gov/inquiry.

In certain circumstances, NVC may need to contact you for additional authorization requests. Note that transferring your file may not result in immediate processing, as the files will be processed in the order in which the case was documented. Online (immigrant visa applications only): Public Application Form (Note: NVC cannot respond to non-immigrant visa applications via email or fax. Contact details can be found on our contact page). We ask you to make a subsequent request only if you do not receive a response to your email within the allotted time. Duplicate requests slow down our ability to respond to you in a timely manner. Thank you for your inquiry! A customer service representative will get back to you by email as soon as possible. We review emails and respond to them in the order in which they were received.

Please refer to nvc.state.gov/timeframes for current processing times. If you are traveling to Ciudad Juarez from the United States, remember that you are subject to Mexican laws during your stay in Mexico. It is illegal to bring e-cigarettes into Mexico, even for personal use. Violations of Mexican law can result in arrests. In order to deal with critical backlogs, the National Visa Centre has suspended our telephone line for public enquiries.â ̄ We apologize for any inconvenience.â The suspension of telephone lines for public enquiries will not interfere with any essential function of the National Visa Application Centre and individuals will continue to be able to contact us using the methods described below and Frequently Asked Information about NIVÄNIVÄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ Several requests on a single topic delay our ability to respond. Visit nvc.state.gov/timeframes to review our data for application and case processing. Do not submit a follow-up request as long as your case meets these deadlines. Any unsolicited email obliterated on or after June 1, 2020 will receive no response and will be destroyed. You must submit all your requests via the public request form on nvc.state.gov/inquiry. Anyone entering the Consulate General must always wear a face mask that completely covers their mouth and nose.

Visitors who have fever, cough or symptoms related to COVID-19 should not come to the Consulate General to make an appointment. Candidates can check for symptoms associated with COVID-19 on the CDC website. Please protect everyone`s health and safety by maintaining social distance from staff and other visa applicants. Applicants who miss an appointment due to illness can reschedule this appointment by contacting the consulate via the public request form. to check our processing dates. Do not submit a follow-up request as long as your case meets these deadlines. U.S. law limits the number of immigrant visa numbers available each year in certain visa categories. This means that even if USCIS approves an immigrant visa application for you, you may not immediately receive an immigrant visa number. In addition, U.S. law also limits the number of visas available in certain categories per country. For limited categories, the availability of immigrant visa numbers depends on the date your application was submitted and the number of other people waiting for the same visa category.

The date your petition was submitted is called the priority date. Please enter a contact email address. Be prepared to provide proof of essential employment, medical diagnoses, approved I-601A, I-601, or I-212 waiver receipts, or other documents relevant to your case in PDF format upon request via email. USCIS assigned a priority date to your immigrant visa application when you submitted it to USCIS. If you are unsure of your priority date, you should refer to the Notice of Approval you received from USCIS. If a visa is available for your petition (or if the State Department believes that a visa will be available in the coming months), NVC will send you, the beneficiary, a letter or email asking you to start visa pre-processing with NVC.