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US Visa Appointment Wait times in India

As you all know, there has been lot of delay for processing of US visas in India. Let us see what are the wait times for US Visa appointment at different US consulates in India as the main reason for the delay is due to huge backlog for visa appointments at the US consulates.

(B1/B2 Visas)
Temporary Workers
(H, L, O, P, Q Visas)
(F,M,J Visas)
Chennai 408 days 18 days28 days
Delhi539 days7 days103 days
Hyderabad142 days106 days115 days
Kolkatta413 days48 days21 days
Mumbai598 days38 days 31 days

Hyderabad has much lesser appointment wait times for B1/B2 visas when compared with US consulates at Chennai, Delhi and in other places. You might have a better chance of getting their B1/B2 visas in less than 5 months if they apply at Hyderabad whereas if you have applied at Mumbai, you may need to wait for nearly 598 days to get an US Visa appointment.

After the appointment, if your Visa is approved the processing time might take anywhere further between 10-20 days