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Planning to apply for your visa by the end of the year? Schedule an appointment early!

The nonimmigrant and immigrant visa sections at U.S. Embassies, Consulates and Diplomatic Missions across the globe will be closed on December 25, 26 and January 1 for the upcoming holidays. Additionally, many locations will also close or have very limited appointment availability on December 24 and January 2. Please keep in mind that due to closures during the holidays and the high volume of mail sent during the season, the return of passports by mail can take longer than usual. Passports cannot be picked up at many U.S. Embassies and Consulates, and consular officers have very limited discretion in granting expedite processing requests. If you are planning to apply for your visa by the end of the year or shortly after the holidays, we recommend that you allow for flexibility in your travel plans and to begin the application process in advance.

There are nearly 300 U.S. Embassies, Consulates and Diplomatic Missions worldwide, and each specific location has their own unique process for scheduling visa appointments. Berardi Immigration Law is a global leader in U.S. visa services. Our highly experienced immigration law staff includes immigration lawyers, skilled paralegals with a global perspective, and international personal assistants. If you would like to take the worry out of the visa interview process during this holiday season, allow us to assist you. Additionally, we can provide you with a visa assistant to accompany you to the interview when attending in certain countries.
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Contact us today for assistance with completing the necessary forms and scheduling an interview at the location of your choice.