What does it mean when your immigration case is at NVC?
The National Visa Center (NVC) is part of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs. NVC serves a clerical function in processing immigrant visa applications. Consular officers who interview immigrant visa applicants are required by law to review specific documents.
What is CGI payment?
The Common Global Implementation (CGI) initiative aims to simplify various payment related corporate-to-bank implementations by promoting the wider acceptance of ISO 20022 XML. It focuses on the general message structure and successful creation of individual transactions that can be executed by participating banks.
Where do I pay my DS 160 fee?
Visit the U.S. Embassy or Consulate website where you will be interviewed for country-specific instructions.; Pay the visa application processing fee. Review country-specific instructions on the U.S. Embassy or Consulate website.
How do I contact CGI?
CONTACT US Please complete this form, or call us at 866-972-0597.
What is a CGI number for visa?
The CGI reference number from your Visa Fee receipt. Click here if you need help finding this number. The ten (10) digit barcode number from your DS-160 confirmation page.
Is the NVC case number the same as the USCIS case number?
Applicants should be aware that NVC case number is different from USCIS case number or immigrant visa number. Applicants should document and store these numbers in a safe place as they will need to refer to these numbers throughout the immigration process.
How can I check the status of my NVC case?
You can check your NVC Case Status by visiting the Consular Electronic Application Center , which is part of the Department of State. You can check the status via CEAC portal or phone. Phone – Contact the National Visa Center at 603-334-0700
What does NVC mean on a visa application?
At NVC status indicates the application has been received by the National Visa Center, but the agency has not started processing it.
Is there a timeframe for an NVC interview?
Interviews are based on the availability of appointments offered at the Embassy/Consulate. To determine which cases NVC is currently reviewing, please refer to the NVC Timeframes page on the right navigation bar. United States law limits the number of immigrant visa numbers available each year in certain visa categories.