The Department of State (“DOS”) recently released updated announcements on the phased resumption of its visa services. In its announcements, DOS specified that resumption would occur on a post-by-post basis. To date, no specific dates have been provided for each mission. Please click here for more information.
DOS has also done the following:
- extended the validity of Machine Readable Visa (MRV) fees to September 30, 2022
- temporarily expanded consular officers' ability to waive in-person interviews for individuals applying for a non-immigrant visa in the same classification. Please click here for more information.
If you have any questions about updates to consular processing timelines, please contact Blaszkow Legal, PLLC at (703) 879-5910.