Visa Application Center (VAC)

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Visa Application Center (VAC)

Candidates wish to apply for Non-immigrant Visa will be required to have an appointment at an Visa Application Center (VAC) before their appointment at the US consulate for Interview. VAC collect biometric information which includes fingerprints and digital photographs.

Applicants have to appear in person for an appointment at the Visa Application Centre and the visa interview at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate. It is mandatory to schedule the VAC appointment at least one day before the interview appointment date. Bothe the appointments can be scheduled on line or by contacting the US Visa Call centre.

Supporting documents, you require to carry while appearing at VAC on the day of your appointment as as written below:

  • A passport valid for travel to the United States with a validity date at least six months beyond your intended period of stay in the United States
  • Visa application fee payment receipt
  • DS-160 confirmation page
  • E-mail address

Some other informationare taken on the day of your VAC appointment, such as each applicant whosoever is entering the VAC site are subject to a security inspection.The use of cell phones and cameras are forbidden.All bags such as travel bags, flash drives, memory sticks, Blue Tooth devices, backpacks, briefcases, suitcases, leather, cloth bags, and zip folders will be restricted by Security.

The time of Operations at the Visa Application Center is as following:

Biometrics Appointment

Monday to Friday – 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.

Sunday – 01:00 p.m. to 05:00 p.m.

Submission of Interview Waiver application/ 221(g) application

Monday to Friday – 10:00 a.m. to 04:00 p.m.

Passport Collection

Monday to Friday – 10:00 a.m. to 04:00 p.m.

Sunday - 01:00 p.m. to 05:00 p.m. (Only at the 5 Visa Application Centers located at New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad and Chennai)

VAC Locations

Mumbai

Chennai

Hyderabad

Kolkata

Delhi

ParineeCrescenzo, 101, 1st Floor, A Wing, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai - 400051

Good shepherd, No 82, Kodambakkam High Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai 600034

1-8-384/385, Gowra Grand, S.P.Road, Begumpet, Secunderabad - 500003

Jasmine Tower, 31, Shakespeare Sarani (1st Floor) Kolkata – 700017

Shivaji Stadium Metro Station, Concourse Level, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Connaught Place, New Delhi – 110001