Visa Cases

Applying for an immigrant visa to the United States is a long and confusing process. Learn more below on how to check the status of your visa case, the stages of the visa process, and more.

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Visa Cases Are Tricky

Getting an immigrant visa is a long, difficult process.  Read below to find out everything from how to start applying for an immigrant visa, to communicating with the National Visa Center, to passing your visa interview.

It’s a long process, but we’ll help you to get your immigrant visa, so you can finally get that green card.

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Where are you in the process?

There are several steps to getting an immigrant visa.  Tell us where you are in the process, and we’ll give you the information you need for moving it forward.

  • My case is at the National Visa Center (NVC)

    If your case is at the NVC, you’re bound to have questions about how to apply for an immigrant visa, what information to send, and speeding things up.  Learn more here.

  • I am waiting for an interview

    After you send the NVC what it needs, you’ll need to begin preparing for your interview at the U.S. consulate abroad.

  • I had my visa interview

    Even after you have had your interview, there are several things left to do.  Learn more here.