What Documents are required for OFC appointment?

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(Anil Gupta) #1

Offsite Facilitation Center (OFC) is a location designated and set up by US embassy to enable faster processing of visa applications.

Documents required for OFC appointment

  1. Original Passport (All old/expired passports should also be carried)

  2. Appointment Confirmation Page - Printed Hard Copy is mandatory. They won’t let you enter if you do NOT have hard copy with you. This is strictly enforced in India, at-least.

  3. DS-160 confirmation Page - Printed Hard Copy is mandatory. They won’t let you enter if you do NOT have hard copy with you. This is strictly enforced in India, at-least.

OFC perform the following:

  1. Collect your fingerprints.

  2. Take your photo for Visa. They will click the picture themselves. No need to carry your photos with you.

  3. Return your Visa Stamped passport - Once your visa is issues after interview at US enbassy separately, you will be returned your passport at OFC center. You will need your DS-160 printed form again to collect passport.

What to expect at OFC center?

  1. Security: You are NOT allowed to take any bag, mobile or anything else with you inside the office.

  2. Facility is managed by local company and you won’t find/see anybody from the US embassy there.

  3. All individuals entering the facility are thoroughly checked and scanned.

  4. Your visa interview is NOT carried out at OFC center. You have to visit US embassy separately for Visa interview process.


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