The U.S. Consulate General office in Hyderabad will take up interviews of 400 applicants of B1/B2 (temporary visitor) visas on Saturday. Appointments will be available on the VFS website ( and the process for taking an appointment and paying the fees is identical.

The Saturday appointments respond to an increase in demand for B1/B2 visa appointments. “We know there is a great demand for these appointments right now, and we want to do our best to serve the people of Andhra Pradesh,” Consul General Cornelis M. Keur stated.

The Consul General also suggested travellers apply for their visas as early as possible. Applicants who wait a few weeks before they want to travel may run into unexpected delays in processing, and may end up missing their trips.