National Visa Center

After USCIS approves the I-129F petition, they send the approval to the National Visa Center.

The National Visa Center performs a background check on the foreign national fiance.

The National Visa Center then sends the approval to the US Embassy listed on the I-129F petition.

National Visa Center Contact Information

If you have specific questions about a case, please contact the NVC. E-mail is the NVC’s preferred method of communication.

By E-mail

The NVC’s e-mail address is [email protected]

In order to ensure a prompt response:

  • The Subject Line of the e-mail should be the relevant NVC Case Number.
  • Provide the applicant’s name and date of birth and the petitioner’s name and date of birth.
  • If you are an attorney, include the name of the law office requesting the information.
  • If the petition is employment-based, include the company/organizational name.
  • Reference only one case per e-mail.

24-hour Information

An automated recorded message system is available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week to answer case status inquiries (603 334-0700).

Note: This service requires the use of a touch-tone telephone.

Operator Assistance

Telephone operators are available to respond to more in-depth inquiries.

Hours: Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM to 12:00 AM (EST)

Tel: (603 334-0700).

Note: This service requires the use of a touch-tone telephone.

By Mail

Specific questions about a case should be sent to:

National Visa Center
Attn: WC
31 Rochester Ave. Suite 200
Portsmouth, NH 03801-2915

Forms, documents, and photographs should be sent to:

National Visa Center
Attn: CMR
31 Rochester Ave. Suite 100
Portsmouth, NH 03801-2914
 
Contact us for more information about the fiance visa application process, or any other immigration law question. Our professional team will reply promptly.

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