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The United States has extended the interview waiver facility for more non-immigrant visa applicants, intucluding international sdents and some temporary workers.

the Secretary of State has made a determination extending the authority of consular officers to waive in-person interviews for certain non-immigrant visa categories through December 31, 2023,"

The authorisation to waive the in-person interview for applicants renewing a visa in the same classification within 48 months of the prior visa's expiration

Nearly half of the almost seven million non-immigrant visas the Department issued in Fiscal Year 2022 were adjudicated without an in-person interview

Embassies and consulates may still require an in-person interview on a case-by-case basis, depending on local conditions.