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Hello Guys, 
This is Noman
I joined the group just now 
Wanted to know about the current situation of US visas issuance delay in Saudi specifically US Consulate Riyadh.

 

interviewed on 26th Dec, visa approved and VO informed me that ill get my passport in next 2 business days. Today 15 days and my visa status shows on Admin Processing still, i check on https://ceac.state.gov/ceacstattracker/status.aspx

 

Can somebody help me with an advise what should i do? And share their experiences, im soo worried why its delayed so much as my friend applied togather with me and he got hos PP in 3 days with visa.

 

noman

 

 

 

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22 minutes ago, Nomam said:

 

More information is needed; What is the visa type? Country of origin? What was your friends country of origin?

 

22 minutes ago, Nomam said:

Hello Guys, 
This is Noman
I joined the group just now 
Wanted to know about the current situation of US visas issuance delay in Saudi specifically US Consulate Riyadh.

 

interviewed on 26th Dec, visa approved and VO informed me that ill get my passport in next 2 business days. Today 15 days and my visa status shows on Admin Processing still, i check on https://ceac.state.gov/ceacstattracker/status.aspx

 

Can somebody help me with an advise what should i do? And share their experiences, im soo worried why its delayed so much as my friend applied togather with me and he got hos PP in 3 days with visa.

 

noman

 

 

 

 

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3 hours ago, bk123 said:

More information is needed; What is the visa type? Country of origin? What was your friends country of origin?

 

 

 

B1 B2 visit visa

my CoO is Pakistan

friends CoO was Egypt

we both are collegues working in same company.

 

 

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1 minute ago, Nomam said:

 

Your timeline says H1B!!?? Anyways, its probably name and background check that's taking long. You should get it in a couple of weeks (if all goes well).

 

B1 B2 visit visa

my CoO is Pakistan

friends CoO was Egypt

we both are collegues working in same company.

 

 

 

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4 hours ago, Nomam said:

Hello Guys, 
This is Noman
I joined the group just now 
Wanted to know about the current situation of US visas issuance delay in Saudi specifically US Consulate Riyadh.

 

interviewed on 26th Dec, visa approved and VO informed me that ill get my passport in next 2 business days. Today 15 days and my visa status shows on Admin Processing still, i check on https://ceac.state.gov/ceacstattracker/status.aspx

 

Can somebody help me with an advise what should i do? And share their experiences, im soo worried why its delayed so much as my friend applied togather with me and he got hos PP in 3 days with visa.

 

noman

 

 

 

No one can tell you how long AP will take. It could be a couple weeks, months or longer. Each case is different and it depends on what they find. There have been cases of AP posted here that were over a year, but most are completed less than that. Nothing you can do but wait.

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10 hours ago, Nomam said:

Hello Guys, 
This is Noman
I joined the group just now 
Wanted to know about the current situation of US visas issuance delay in Saudi specifically US Consulate Riyadh.

 

interviewed on 26th Dec, visa approved and VO informed me that ill get my passport in next 2 business days. Today 15 days and my visa status shows on Admin Processing still, i check on https://ceac.state.gov/ceacstattracker/status.aspx

 

Can somebody help me with an advise what should i do? And share their experiences, im soo worried why its delayed so much as my friend applied togather with me and he got hos PP in 3 days with visa.

Can't compare two cases; each one is adjudicated on it's own merit. 

Pakistan pp holder applying from KSA; expect AP for background checks. 

 

Your timeline shows H1b. What visa did you apply for? 

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I was applying B1/2 tourist visit visa! 

 

Another friend, Pakistan nation applied from KSA and got PP normal in 4 days without AP!

 

im concerned how long my case will take as i have already made travel plans :( and ill loose my holidays.

 

 

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Like I said, do not compare two cases.. even under similar circumstances. Perhaps you share a name with someone on a 'bad' list, or a multitude of other reasons.

The US must be fully satisfied an applicant is entitled to a visa before granting one, irrespective of leave. The US embassy advises against making nonrefundable travel plans until visa in hand. 

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Hi, my parents applied for a visitor visa from riyadh. they interviewed on 28th of november but they were told that they will get passports if approved. it may take several weeks for administration process. they have not got passports and not any reply from the embassy in Riyadh. anyone experienced this? if they havent approved it why did the counselor keep passports?

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