How long does it take to get an immigrant visa approved? Generally speaking, a fair timeframe is approximately 6-10 months from the filing of the immigrant petition to approval at the U.S. Consulate. Timeframes can vary depending on backlogs of cases at both the USCIS and the U.S. Consulate abroad.
How long does it take to process an immigrant? Total time to naturalize: 18.5 months to 24 months
This is because some U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) field offices handle applications much faster than others (see “Understanding USCIS Processing Times” below).
How long does it take to process immigrant visa after interview? Visa Processing Time
Provided the visa is approved at the time of the visa interview, most applicants receive their visas in about 10 days from their interviews.
How long does the NVC take to schedule an immigrant visa interview? How long does it take to get an appointment? Although NVC strives to schedule appointments within three months of NVC’s acceptance of all requested documentation, this timeframe is subject to the operating status and capacity of the consular section.