My last visa was issued on the 1st of October 2013. The visa on my passport was valid until Sept 7th 2016. I have not visited India for 6 years now. I am trying to book a visa appointment. As far as I know, I am not eligible for a dropbox appointment as my visa did not expire in the last 48 months. But when I tried to schedule an appointment, I answered a few questions before the payment page appeared. There was no question related to the 48 months expiration date. US Travel docs showed that I am eligible for a dropbox appointment. Could you please help me clarify this please ? At this point of time, can a person whose visa expired in 2016 be eligible for dropbox ?
Thank you Kalpesh!
Does having a 221G in the past count as refusal. The 221G said visa refused until certain documents were provided. Once those docs were given we got the visa though. We have no annotations on the visa.
Can I answer as “No” for the previous visa refusal question that comes up when scheduling a visa appointment ?
The same link has these words
So I am guessing our initial refusal was overcome ?
Under this authority, consular officers have discretion to waive the visa interview requirement for individual petition-based H-1, H-3, H-4, L, O, P, and Q applicants who were previously issued any type of visa, and who have never been refused a visa unless such refusal was overcome or waived, and who have no apparent ineligibility or potential ineligibility
I have the same question. My last US visa was valid till Jan 2018, which is beyond 48 months, and I have never received 221G.
While scheduling the appointment, I answered a few questions before the payment page, and it says I’m eligible for a dropbox appointment.
Can anyone from this group help me with this? Any help will be highly appreicated. Thanks!