This was posted many years ago so may no longer be applicable. Please call our office if you have any questions about your immigration status, we are here to help. 678-315-8529
Expedited Visa Renewal Pilot Program
Effective January 19, 2012, certain visa applicants meeting the requirements below may utilize the new procedure to renew their visa. The program applies to the following visa categories:
B1/B2 (Business/Tourism) Visa Applicants:
Who have a previously issued B1/B2 visa which is either still valid or has expired within the last 48 months and have been interviewed after January 1, 2008.
Visa applicants with the age of 80 or more are also entitled to use this program.
F, J*, M (Students and Exchange Visitors) Visa Applicants:
Who have a previously issued F, J*, or M visa which is either valid or has expired within the last 48 months, have been interviewed after January 1, 2008, and will continue participation in the same program or attendance at the same institution as in the previous visa.
*(Does not apply to Summer Work Travel. See Below.)
C1/D (Crew Members) Visa Applicants:
Who have a previously issued C1/D visa which is either still valid or has expired within the last 48 months and have been interviewed after January 1, 2008.
Please note that:
Visa applicants who changed their name after marriage/divorce are not eligible for this program. They will have to come to the visa interview.
J Summer Work Travel visa applicants are not eligible for this program. They will have to come to the visa interview.
If your previous passport with a U.S. visa was lost/stolen, and you meet all requirements for the visa renewal program, please submit a police report stating that your passport was lost/stolen, in addition to the required documents.
Visa applicants wishing to take advantage of this service should ensure they send their application and supporting documents to the Embassy by mail/courier services, or drop them off Monday through Thursday between 2.00 pm and 3.00 pm. All passports will be returned to the applicant via Sameday Courier as quickly as possible. When submitting your application and supporting documents, please allow time for the mail/courier service and the adjudication by a Consular Officer. Please note that we reserve the right to call applicants for an in-person interview for any reason deemed necessary by the adjudicating Consular Officer.
The following documents are mandatory for all non-immigrant applicants regardless of visa type:
a valid passport;
the original MRV fee bank receipt from Banca Transilvania;
one photograph (See Photo Requirements); and
the DS-160 application form.