White House: US Government Is Aware Of Prolonged Delays In Indian Visa Appointments

Wait for visa interviews in India has now exceeded 1,000 days . Visa application has increased faster than expected .

Washington, D.C. : As the wait for visa interviews in the US missions in India increased by 1,000 days, according to White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre.In the case of India, the wait for visa interviews has now exceeded 1,000 days, bringing great difficulties to Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) families inside the country and overseas, as well as significant disruptions for students, businesses, and visitors, according to Ms Jean-Pierre.We're able to reduce visa interview wait times, that's around the world, and we've doubled our Foreign Service staffing to do this critical work.Visa application has increased faster than expected, and visa processing is expected to reach pre-pandemic conditions by the end of the year, according to the State Department.

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