Passport renewal in India after H1B Visa stamping

Hello All,
I have an H1B Visa stamping in India and my passport is getting expired in JUL 2022. Can i finish my Visa Interview in India and once approved apply for Passport in India before travelling back to US?.
Will it create problem as Stamping in Old passport but travelling in New passport?

Appreciate your quick help here…


You should get your passport renewed before visa stamping.

Thanks Kalpesh… so it’s better to apply for new passport in India and travel back correct? Even though the stamping is in old passport

Not sure if you read through the links I shared. Below excerpts from the links.

Q.2 How long does my passport have to be valid in order to apply for a U. S. visa?

You must possess a passport valid for travel to the United States with a validity date at least six months beyond your intended period of stay in the United States (unless country-specific agreements provide exemptions).

Citizens of the countries listed below are exempt the six-month rule and need only have a passport valid for their intended period of stay.

India is included in the list which means if you expect a 3 yr visa stamp (which is your period of stay) you need your passport valid for three years. Better to renew and then go for interview.

You can even call VFS and double check