U.S. Sets Visa Records in India in 2023 through Staffing Increases, Innovations, and Increased Efficiency

January 29, 2024, New Delhi – The U.S. Consular Team in India processed more visas than ever before in 2023, bringing down visitor visa appointment wait times by 75%. In 2023, the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in India processed a record-smashing 1.4 million U.S. visas.  Demand across all visa classes was unprecedented, with a 60% ... Read More»

Joint Press Release: Tenth U.S.-India Consular Dialogue – April 27

On April 27, 2023, U.S. and Indian delegations met in Washington, D.C. for the tenth bilateral Consular Dialogue.  The U.S. delegation, led by Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Rena Bitter, met with counterparts from the Indian delegation, led by Joint Secretary Devesh Uttam from the Consular Passport and Visa (CPV) Division in the ... Read More»
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