The Interview

After you have completed the steps on the Immigrant Visa Process on usvisas.state.gov, including paying the necessary fees and submitting the required immigrant visa application form (DS-260), Affidavit of Support, and supporting documents to the National Visa Center (NVC), they will review your file for completeness. Once your case becomes qualified for an interview, NVC will work with us to schedule an interview appointment for you.

You can learn more about the interview process on usvisas.state.gov.

Arrive for your interview 10 minutes before your interview time on the day noted in your immigrant visa interview appointment letter.  Applicants should use the Consular Entrance located at the North Gates on 171 Prospekt Mira, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic.  Please show your appointment letter and submit your passport to a security guard.

Children: Physical presence of any accompanying children is mandatory regardless of age.

When you arrive, please take a number from the machine located near the entrance of the waiting room and have a seat.  You will be called to one of the windows by your number.

Documents:  When your number is called, present your appointment letter and passports to the Consular Representative.  Give your documents when requested IN THE ORDER called for on the checklist.  Each applicant should have their own packet of documents.  If documents are not properly prepared you may be asked to sit down and reorganize your application or reschedule your appointment.

Once your documents have been accepted you must pay the required visa fee (if applicable).  You cannot proceed to the visa interview before the fee is paid.

The Consul will call you by your number for the interview.  Please inform the Consul if you require a translator.