How Long Will It Take To Get My U.S. Visa?

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Question: How Long Will It Take to Get My Visa?

Answer:

The U.S. Department of State provides an online tool that you can use to estimate how long you will have to wait to get an interview appointment to apply for a visa.

In addition to interview wait times, this online tool will also tell you how long it will take for your nonimmigrant visa to be processed at the Consular Section after a decision is made by a Consular Officer to issue the visa and the visa is available for pick-up by you or the courier at the embassy.

Please note that this processing time does not include any time required for administrative processing.

You will not find information about K or V visas using this tool since these visas are processed similarly to immigrant visas. A and G visas are also excluded.

Source: Department of State