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?


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