The US Embassy says visa renewal applications can be submitted via Dropbox.

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Those wishing to renew their US visas can now submit their applications via Dropbox, the US embassy has clarified, adding that such applications via email will not be considered.

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US embassies and consulates in India are set to receive a record number of visas from Indian students in 2023, according to John Ballard, consular chief at the US Consulate General in Mumbai.

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State Department spokesman Ned Price said earlier that the U.S. had issued More student visas in FY 2022 Its embassies and consulates in India specifically broke their all-time record for the number of student visas issued in a single fiscal year, compared to any year since 2016, he added.

“This was the highest number of students we have ever adjudicated here in India and we expect that in 2023 we will have even more Indian students applying for visas,” Mr Ballard said. PTI.

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Last month, a US State Department spokesman Said that the country is making. “Every effort to reduce waiting time for visa interview appointment in India as soon as possible”.

“Visa processing is recovering faster than expected and in the coming year, we expect to reach pre-pandemic processing levels,” Mr Price told reporters at his daily news conference.

On Jan. 22, the U.S. also said it was initiating “increases” in staffing and a number of other measures to increase visa processing capacity across the country.

In addition to increasing staffing and opening on Saturdays, the U.S. Embassy is extending its hours of operation, expanding the requirements to serve those who have previously been granted visa “interview waivers” or “remote visas.” They are being processed through Interviews”, and are being offered slots elsewhere. Countries for Indians as Third Country Nationals (TCN).

(with inputs from PTI)

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