H1B dropbox experience on Feb 2022 at Hyderabad


Feb 2: Dropped H1B documents with 2 photos taken at Walmart US (These are also accepted. Better to get photos from Local shops near consulate.)

Feb 7: Application Received

Feb 11: Administrative Processing

Feb 17: Refused

Feb 22: Got email from US Consulate to attend In-person interview on March 11th.

Mar 11: No questions asked in visa interview and Re-fingerprints taken. Visa approved and same day status changed to “Administrative Processing”.

Mar 14: Status changed to “Issued”

Mar 16: Ready for pickup in CGI portal

Note: Status changes on real time and there is no delay. Hope this helps others. Please post your experiences.

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Thanks for sharing your experience.