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2. On Your Embassy Appointment Day

Here is everything you need to know about attending your visa embassy appointment.

What will happen on my embassy appointment day?

Check out our video on what to expect on your visa appointment day.

What time do I need to arrive at the visa embassy?

At least half an hour before your embassy appointment time.

Where do I go when I get to the embassy?

Head over to the main door, your bags will be scanned by security and then the embassy staff will point you in the right direction.

I missed my visa appointment, what do I do now? Will I have to pay for another one?

No. You can simply reschedule your appointment 24 hours after your original bookings start. You can use the existing credits on your account. Please make us aware of your new appointment details as soon as possible.

I've forgotten something that I need for my embassy appointment, what should I do?

You will need to reschedule your appointment.

What do I need to bring with me to my embassy appointment?

  • Passport
  • Appointment Instructions
  • DS 2019 Form
  • DS-160 Visa application form 'Confirmation Page'
  • SEVIS Receipt (I-901 form)
  • American sized passport photo
  • Evidence of intent to return to the UK

What questions will I be asked at my embassy appointment?

You can be asked a variety of questions, the most common being why you're going to work in the US. Make sure you know about the Wilberforce Act, as they may ask you about your rights when working in the United States.