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Immigrant Visa Interview Instructions (for applicants with petitions filed in the United States)

(for applicants with petitions filed in the United States)

Please read and follow all Interview Preparation Instructions located on the Department of State’s web site at

  • By clicking on the link for Interview Preparation you will be brought to page 1 of 6, which outlines what the applicant needs to do
  • By selecting the post on either page 2 or 5, the applicant will have access to the medical instructions and any additional information post feels is pertinent to the interview process


The Department of State has announced that effective July 13, 2010, Consular Service fees, including fees for immigrant visas and other consular services will be changed. Please visit  for more information.

  • for interview rescheduling the applicant should contact U. S. Embassy
  • the applicant must bring his/her valid travel passport to the visa interview: original and a copy of the information page with the applicant’s photo
  • any original documents that were requested by the NVC but were not submitted to the NVC must be brought to the visa interview
  • the applicant must bring his/her medical examination results to the visa interview in an envelope sealed by the medical office
  • the applicant must bring the correct size and number of photographs to the visa interview - 2 inches by 2 inches (5cm by 5cm) on a white background
  • IF a sponsor filed an I-864 (Affidavit of Support) AND provided the NVC with proof of an IRS Federal Income Tax Extension in lieu of a Federal Income Tax Return, the applicant must bring the sponsor’s most recent Federal Income Tax Return to the visa interview
  • failure to present all necessary documents to the Consular Officer could possibly result in denial of the applicant’s immigrant visa .


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