Practice Alert: NVC to Handle Nonimmigrant Visa Inquiries Effective 01/12/15

Cite as “AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 15010840 (posted Jan. 8, 2015)”

AILA has been advised that effective Monday, January 12, 2015, the National Visa Center (NVC) will begin responding to e-mail and telephonic inquiries from attorneys and the public on nonimmigrant visa cases. With this change, the NVC will be the single point of contact for all domestic inquiries regarding immigrant and nonimmigrant visa cases. The NVC will only answer routine questions about case status and provide general information about the visa process. Consular posts will continue to accept inquiries on individual visa cases. Contact information for the U.S. embassies and consulates is available via